Training Course Catalog

Links provided below are intended for users taking required training. If you would like access to an online course for a reason other than a requirement for your work (to review training content, for your information only) or if you would like to arrange a one-time offering of the course for a specific group (e.g., students in an academic course), please contact the help desk.

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EHS Course List
Area Subject Description Links
Animal Handler Controlled Substances Awareness Required for research employees who use or have access to controlled substances. web-based-training Launch Training
Animal Handler Occupational Health And Safety For Academic Students Required for academic students who come into contact with live animals during a course. Covers occupational health and safety information that is applicable to students in a class environment. Not for university employees. web-based-training Launch Training
Biological Autoclave Safety Required for anyone operating an autoclave. Developed to address the increase in autoclave-related injuries at MSU and other institutions. certification Initial Training

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Biological Biological Substance Shipping Required if your job or research involves routine shipping of biological materials and/or packages containing dry ice. In accordance with 49 CFR and the IATA DGR. Not intended for personnel who ship items occasionally -- EHS staff must assist with these occasional shipments. certification Initial Training

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Biological Biosafety Principles Required for personnel working in environments at Biosafety Level 1 or higher. certification Initial Training

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Biological Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness - Healthcare Students Required for students in the College of Nursing, College of Osteopathic Medicine, or College of Human Medicine. Covers basic information on MSU's Exposure Control Plan. web-based-training Launch Training
Biological Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness - Ipf, Lab Students, Volunteers, Animal Caretakers Basic information on MSU's Exposure Control Plan for IPF, MSU students, laboratory volunteers, and animal caretakers. web-based-training Launch Training
Biological Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness - Residents And Fellows Required for residents and fellows working in MSU facilities. Covers MSU-specific policies and procedures. Prerequisite: regulatory bloodborne training completed through employer. web-based-training Launch Training
Biological Bloodborne Pathogens Required for MSU employees at risk for occupational exposure to human blood or other human potentially infectious materials, including human cell lines. Fulfills the general requirements under the MIOSHA Bloodborne Infectious Diseases Standard. certification Initial Training
Biological Investigator Responsibilities Under Nih Guidelines Required short quiz for principal investigators prior to approval of Registration for Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecule Research. web-based-training Launch Training
Biological Medical Waste Management Required for employees who generate, handle, treat, or dispose of biohazardous waste (including sharps) at MSU. Fulfills requirements of Michigan Medical Waste Regulatory Act (MMWRA). web-based-training Launch Training
Biological Non-Human Primate Materials Biohazard Required if working with non-human primate materials, such as monkey cell lines or tissues. web-based-training Launch Training
Biological Non-Medical Sharps Waste Management Required for anyone using sharps (needles, syringes, Pasteur pipettes, microscope slides) in a non-medical/non-biohazard setting. Covers proper handling and disposal in accordance with MSU policies, Federal, and State regulations. web-based-training Launch Training
Biological Respirator - N95 Required for anyone wearing an N95 respirator. Includes fit-test. certification Initial Training

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Chemical Asbestos Information For Laboratory Users Summary of asbestos hazards that may be present in a laboratory setting. Does not fulfill requirements of MIOSHA Asbestos Awareness Initial training. If you perform custodial activities on or around presumed asbestos-containing materials, you must instead schedule a live two-hour asbestos awareness course. web-based-training Launch Training
Chemical Chemical Hygiene, Laboratory Safety, And Hazardous Waste Required for all employees of MSU laboratories containing hazardous chemicals. Must be completed before receiving work assignments. Fulfills requirements under the MIOSHA Rules for Hazardous Work in Laboratories and the Michigan Hazardous Waste Management Act. certification Initial Training

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Chemical Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Required for workers handling compressed gases. Covers physical and health hazards, proper use, storage, handling, and transport. web-based-training Launch Training
Chemical Cryogen Safety Required for workers handling cryogen cylinders. Covers physical and health hazards, proper use, storage, handling, and transport. web-based-training Launch Training
Chemical Formaldehyde Safety Required for faculty and staff who teach and/or work in human and veterinary anatomy labs, and related anatomy spaces, where formalin preserved tissue is used and stored. May be required for faculty and staff who work with formalin preserved tissue or formalin in clinical or research areas, depending on the amount of formalin in the area and the potential for exposure above 0.1 ppm. Fulfills the general training requirements under the MIOSHA Occupational Health Standard for Formaldehyde, Part 306. certification Initial Training

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Chemical Laboratory Security Awareness Basic information and scenarios related to lab security and access. web-based-training Launch Training
Chemical Laser Safety Required for users of Class 3B and Class 4 open beam lasers; recommended for users of Class 1M, Class 2, Class 2M, Class 3R and users of Class 1 laser systems with embedded Class 3B and Class 4 lasers. web-based-training Launch Training
Chemical Van Andel Researcher Orientation Required for all Van Andel employees working in a laboratory and/or research environment. web-based-training Launch Training
Environmental Asbestos Awareness For new staff members (e.g., maintenance and custodial) working in areas where they may encounter asbestos. Meets objectives outlined by MIOSHA. Scheduled by request. certification Initial Training
Environmental Asbestos Awareness For Non-Maintnance/Non-Custodial Personnel Annual training for employees who DO NOT conduct maintenance or custodial activities but may work around asbestos. DOES NOT meet the requirements for the training of maintenance and custodial staff set forth by the EPA or DLARA. Do not take this course if your job duties require that you conduct maintenance activities or custodial services; contact your supervisor to schedule training with EHS. certification Initial Training

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Environmental Miosha Metals Awareness For individuals involved with maintenance activities that may impact coated surfaces, including paint, primer, varnish, and shellac. Compliance with specific standards including Lead (MI part 310/603), Cadmium (MI part 309), and Hexavalent Chromium (MI part 315/604) will be covered. certification Initial Training

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Environmental Spcc/Pipp Management For employees who handle or manage petroleum products and chemicals in a non-laboratory setting. Meets objectives outlined by the EPA and MDEQ. certification Initial Training

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Environmental Storm Water Protection For MSU staff whose job duties may impact storm water. Covers best management practices and safety measures to protect this important resource. web-based-training Launch Training
Environmental Well-Head Protection Program Management practices and safety measures to protect water in MSU's Wellhead Protection area. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Abrasive Blasting Cabinet Safety Required for anyone using blasting cabinet. Provides safety and operational information. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Aerial Lift Required for anyone using a personal lift, scissor lift or boom lift, including truck mounted lifts. Following your online training, complete the performance evaluation with your designated evaluator or supervisor. certification Initial Training

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Occupational Back Safety Recommended for anyone who lifts as part of their job. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Chain Hoists Safety Required for anyone who operates an overhead hoist, whether powered or manual. Covers safe operation of chainfalls and other overhead hoist equipment. Includes basic rigging. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Confined Space Required for any employee/student that will enter confined spaces. Online portion covers basic procedure and regulations. Hands-on portion must be completed before entering confined spaces. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Fork Truck Operator This course is required for anyone operating warehouse, rough terrain, but not walkie type fork trucks. Not for golf carts, utility vehicles/gators, or tractors. certification Initial Training

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Occupational Fork Truck Train-The-Trainer This course is required for anyone that has been authorized to conduct on site fork truck evaluations of operators of rough terrain, warehouse, but not walkie types. certification Initial Training

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Occupational Hand And Portable Power Tools Required for anyone using powered hand tools. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Hazard Communication Required for anyone working around hazardous chemicals in a non-laboratory setting. Fulfills the requirements under the OSHA Standard, MIOSHA Rules and MSU Health and Safety Guidelines for Hazard Communication and Right To Know. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Hearing Conservation Program This course covers MSU's Hearing Protection Conservation Program and is required for employees who receive annual audiometric testing. Complies with MIOSHA part 380, Occupational Noise Exposure. certification Initial Training

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Occupational Ladder Safety Required for anyone using a portable ladder. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Lock Out/Tag Out Required for anyone servicing equipment on which the unexpected release of hazardous energy could cause injury. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Lock Out/Tag Out Affected Employee Required for employees whose job requires operation or use of a machine on which servicing or maintenance is being performed under lock out or tag out, or those whose job requires him/her to work in an area in which such servicing or maintenance is being done. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Non-Regulated Vehicles Required for anyone using a golf cart, utility cart, skid steer, snowmobile. Not for forktrucks or heavy equipment. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Overhead Crane Required for MSU employees who operate an overhead crane or gantry crane rated 5 tons or more. Required for permit. Covers basic regulatory requirements, general operating safety, signals, and basic rigging. Covers all classroom requirements for qualified rigger, overhead crane operator, and operating smaller lifting devices. Can be adjusted to the needs of the user. certification Initial Training

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Occupational Powered Air-Purifying Respirator This course covers use of any powered air-purifying respirators. certification Initial Training

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Occupational Powered Low-Lift Required for low-lift users. Covers driving and safety rules for operation of low-lift pallet handlers. Includes stability issues, inspections and hazards. In addition to the online training course, you must be performance evaluated. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Respirator This course is required for anyone wearing a respirator. Includes fit-test. certification Initial Training

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Occupational Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Required every year anyone who uses an SCBA, including emergency responder. Covers instruction in donning, doffing and use of SCBA. Review of limitations and advantages of SCBA. Includes fit test. certification Initial Training

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Occupational Thermal Stress Required for anyone working in hot or cold environments. web-based-training Launch Training
Occupational Tractor Safety Required for permit. Covers safe operation of agricultural tractors. Includes stability, PTO hazards, roll over hazards, and driving rules. certification Initial Training

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Radiation Analytical X Ray Radiation Required by Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (MDLARA) for all operators of x-ray devices and other analytical x-ray generating equipment. web-based-training Launch Training
Radiation Radiation Safety Required for any individual using radioactive material at MSU. Fulfills the currently existing requirements of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the State of Michigan licenses and permits. certification Initial Training
Radiation Radiation Sealed Source For persons working with gas chromatographs (GC) equipped with radioactive electron capture devices (ECD). Covers specific risks associated with working with an ECD-equipped GC; does not meet the requirements for other uses of radioactive material, such as moisture density gauges or laboratory tracer work. certification Initial Training