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

EHRS now has many training courses that can be taken online. Click here to access our Online Training Center.

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

 

Initial Safety Training for Researchers (includes Bloodborne Pathogen 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.

Please contact Ms. Kisha Grady, Senior Training Specialist, at kgrady@temple.edu for additional information and to register.

Please read: PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for all classroom training sessions. Seating is limited -- if you do not register in advance you will not be admitted to the classroom. Please be on time – attendees who arrive later than fifteen minutes will be required to take the course at a later date.

Location information: Initial Safety Training for Researchers training will be held in the Student Faculty Center (3340 N. Broad Street, Health Sciences Campus).

  • Wednesday, August 5 (9 am to 11 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Tuesday, September 1 (9 am to 11 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room 313
  • Tuesday, October 6 (9 am to 11 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Tuesday, November 3 (9 am to 11 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Tuesday, December 1 (9 am to 11 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C

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 page 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.

The Initial Bloodborne Pathogen Training module is included in Initial Safety Training for Researchers. If you are already attending the Initial Safety Training for Researchers course you do not have to sign-up separately for Initial Bloodborne Pathogen Training.

Please contact Ms. Kisha Grady, Senior Training Specialist, at kgrady@temple.edu for additional information and to register.

Please read: PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for all classroom training sessions. Seating is limited -- if you do not register in advance you will not be admitted to the classroom. Please be on time – attendees who arrive later than fifteen minutes will be required to take the course at a later date.

Location information: Initial Bloodborne Pathogen training will be held in the Student Faculty Center (3340 N. Broad Street, Health Sciences Campus).

  • Wednesday, August 5 (10:30 am to 11:30 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Monday, August 17 (10:30 am to 11:30 am) Location: Student-Faculty Center Room C
  • Tuesday, September 1 (10:30 am to 11:30 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room 313
  • Monday, September 21 (10:30 am to 11:30 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Tuesday, October 6 (10:30 am to 11:30 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Monday, October 26 (10:30 am to 11:30 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room 313
  • Tuesday, November 3 (10:30 am to 11:30 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Monday, November 23 (10:30 am to 11:30 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Tuesday, December 1 (10:30 am to 11:30 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Monday, December 21 (10:30 am to 11:30 am) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C

CEMS Training (Chemical inventory database system)

Who needs to attend: New chemical storage areas that do not have a chemical inventory in CEMS (Temple's online chemical inventory database) OR any other Temple employee who has been assigned chemical inventory management role by their Principal Investigator, Director, etc. There is currently no online version of this class -- it must be taken in person.

Please contact Mr. Ryan Kohler, Compliance Administrator, at kohlerr@temple.edu for more information and to register.

Location information: CEMS training will be held in the Student Faculty Center (3340 N. Broad Street, Health Sciences Campus).

  • Wednesday, August 5 (11 am to noon) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Monday, August 17 (11 am to noon) Location: Student-Faculty Center Room C
  • Tuesday, September 1 (11 am to noon) Location: Student Faculty Center Room 313
  • Monday, September 21 (11 am to noon) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Tuesday, October 6 (11 am to noon) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Monday, October 26 (11 am to noon) Location: Student Faculty Center Room 313
  • Tuesday, November 3 (11 am to noon) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Monday, November 23 (11 am to noon) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Tuesday, December 1 (11 am to noon) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C
  • Monday, December 21 (11 am to noon) Location: Student Faculty Center Room C

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. There is currently no online version of this class -- it must be taken in person.

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

Location information: Shipping of Dangerous Goods training will be held in the Pharmacy-Allied Health Building (3307 N. Broad Street, Health Sciences Campus).

  • Tuesday, August 4 (1 pm to 3 pm) Location: Pharmacy-Allied Health Building B-49
  • Monday, August 17 (1 pm to 3 pm) Location: Pharmacy-Allied Health Building B-49
  • Tuesday, September 1 (1 pm to 3 pm) Location: Pharmacy-Allied Health Building B-49
  • Monday, September 21 (1 pm to 3 pm) Location: Pharmacy-Allied Health Building B-49
  • Tuesday, October 6 (1 pm to 3 pm) Location: Pharmacy-Allied Health Building B-49
  • Monday, October 19 (1 pm to 3 pm) Location: Pharmacy-Allied Health Building B-49
  • Tuesday, November 3 (1 pm to 3 pm) Location: Pharmacy-Allied Health Building B-49
  • Monday, November 16 (1 pm to 3 pm) Location: Pharmacy-Allied Health Building B-49
  • Tuesday, December 1 (1 pm to 3 pm) Location: Pharmacy-Allied Health Building B-49
  • Monday, December 21 (1 pm to 3 pm) Location: Pharmacy-Allied Health Building B-49

Radiation Safety Training

Radiation Safety 6 hour Initial Training

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2015 -- 9 am to 4 pm -- Pharmacy-Allied Health Building (HSC) B-49

Radiation Safety Annual Refresher Training

  • This class is also available online. Click here for our online training page.

Please contact Ms. Kisha Grady, Senior Training Specialist, at kgrady@temple.edu for additional information and to register.

PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED for all classroom training sessions. Please be on time – attendees who arrive later than fifteen minutes will be required to take the course at a later date.

Location information: Radiation Safety training -- both initial and refresher training -- will be held in the Pharmacy-Allied Health Building (3307 N. Broad Street, Health Sciences Campus).

Required Training for Radiation Producing Equipment Users

(Scheduled individually through departments)
- X-ray Users
- Analytical Equipment Users
- Irradiator Users

Contact Environmental Health & Radiation Safety Training

Please contact Ms. Kisha Grady, Senior Training Specialist, at kgrady@temple.edu for additional information or with questions about training.