Two Laboratory Safety Training courses have been scheduled and are open for registration via the HR Training Portal. Session #1 is on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, from 1 pm – 4 pm, in Room A303 of the General Education Building (GEB) Room; Session #2 is on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from 9 am – 12 noon, in Room C111 of the VanVleet Building. For additional information, contact Francine Rogers at email@example.com.
The Laboratory Safety Training Course provides people working in labs (researchers, technicians, students, and volunteers) with information needed to safely conduct research using hazardous (biological, chemical, and radiological) materials at UTHSC. Topics covered in this training include biosafety level 1 and 2 and the required practices at each level; proper procedures to be used when handling biological materials; and training in fulfillment of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogen Standard 29 CFR 1910.1