Training

EHRS Online Training is live.

Access the system here.

You can read the new system instructions here.

System Status:

  • July 1, 2020 at 4:30 PM: The system is available.
  • If you cannot access the EHRS Online Training, please e-mail ehrstraining@temple.edu.

EHRS Zoom Training Sessions

  • Initial Bloodborne Pathogen Training
    • Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11 am to noon - Online, via Zoom. This course will be only available online via Zoom. Click here to register.
    • Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 11 am to noon - Online, via Zoom. This course will be only available online via Zoom. Click here to register.

Technology Requirements: The expectation for online courses is that all participate both by video and audio. All participants are required to have a working camera during training.

  • Webcam: You are required to keep your webcam on during the duration of the class session.
  • Headphones are recommended for noise reduction.
  • Recommended Internet Speed: 8 mpbs download and 5 mbps upload. Check your internet connection at speedtest.net.
  • Please note: Hard-wired connections are more consistent than Wi-Fi for Zoom sessions.
  • Shipping of Dangerous Goods Training
    • Monday, July 6, 2020 - 10 am - Online, via Zoom. This course will be only available online via Zoom. Contact Joan deVastey for more information.
    • Monday, July 20, 2020 - 10 am - Online, via Zoom. This course will be only available online via Zoom. Contact Joan deVastey for more information.

Cancellation Policy: Please note that training for any EHRS class may be cancelled due to low registration. Trainings are expected to have a minimum of five participants entrolled to take place. If your training session is cancelled, you will be notified by a member of the EHRS Training Team to register for the next upcoming training.

 

 

Need to know what course(s) you have to take? Click here.

If you are a visitor or volunteer please contact Environmental Health & Radiation Safety at 2-2520 prior to registering for any training sessions.

Click here for more information about being a visitor or volunteer.

Before a minor can work in a laboratory, information must be submitted to Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (EHRS), Risk Management, and Human Resources for review at least 60 days prior to working in the lab. Please review our Minors in a Lab Fact Sheet for the approval process.

 

The following classroom training classes are suspended until further notice:

  • Initial Safety Training for Researchers (everything except Bloodborne Pathogens can be completed online)
  • CEMS training
  • Radiation Safety 6-hour Initial Training
  • Radiation Safety Annual Refresher (can be completed online)

Please keep watching the EHRS website for updates.

Initial Safety Training for Researchers (online only -- does not include Bloodborne Pathogens Training module)

Who needs to attend: Anyone who works with hazardous materials (chemical, biological, and/or radioactive) and has not already taken Initial Safety Training for Researchers. Bloodborne Pathogen training must be taken separately via Zoom (see below Initial Bloodborne Pathogen Training section for more information).

Please contact the EHRS training staff at ehrstraining@temple.edu for additional information and to register.

Don't need Initial Bloodborne Pathogen training? Then you can complete your Initial Safety Training for Researchers online!

If you don't directly work with or have a potential to be exposed (by working in the area) to human blood, human body fluid, human cell lines, human tissue cultures, lentivirus, and/or animals injected with HIV or Hepatitis B then you don't need to take Initial Bloodborne Pathogen training and you don't need to come to a classroom session. Click here for our online training system to see how you can complete the required training without making an extra trip to the EHRS training center.

Initial Bloodborne Pathogen Training

Who needs to attend: Those who directly work with or have a potential to be exposed (by working in the area) to human blood, human body fluid, human cell lines, human tissue cultures, lentivirus, and/or animals injected with HIV or Hepatitis B. The initial training class must be taken in person OR via Zoom.

Please contact the EHRS training staff at ehrstraining@temple.edu for additional information and to register.

May 2020

  • Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 11 am - Online, via Zoom. This course will be only available online via Zoom. Click here to register.
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 11 am - Online, via Zoom. This course will be only available online via Zoom. Click here to register.

Technology Requirements: The expectation for online courses is that all participate both by video and audio. All participants are required to have a working camera during training.
• Webcam: You are required to keep your webcam on during the duration of the class session.
• Headphones are recommended for noise reduction.
• Recommended Internet Speed: 8mbps download & 5mbps upload. Check your internet connection at speedtest.net 
• Please note: Hard-wired connections are more consistent than Wi-Fi for Zoom sessions.

Shipping of Dangerous Goods Training

Who needs to attend: Anyone who will be responsible for shipping hazardous materials through any means and has not already received Shipping of Dangerous Goods Training through Temple EHRS. This class must be taken in person OR via Zoom.

Please contact Ms. Joan DeVastey, Safety Officer, at joan.devastey@temple.edu for more information and to register.

Location information: Shipping of Dangerous Goods training will be held only via Zoom (see below for more information).

May 2020

  • Monday, May 4, 2020 - 10 am - Online via Zoom. Please contact Joan deVastey for more information.
  • Monday, May 18, 2020 - 10 am - Online via Zoom. Please contact Joan deVastey for more information.

Fact Sheets

  • Pregnant Worker Counseling
    • The objective of the Pregnant Worker counseling program is to assist women who are childbearing age, pregnant, or nursing, understand the risks and minimize exposure to these hazards in the workplace through education and counseling.

Contact the Environmental Health & Radiation Safety Training Team

If you have additional training questions or need further information, you can contact Environmental Health & Radiation Safety's training team at ehrstraining@temple.edu.