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15 Passenger Van Training

This online course offers an overview to safe driving of 15 passenger vans.

Back Injury Prevention

An introduction to back injury prevention. The course covers how to handle materials manually, apply engineering and administrative controls and reduce lower back strain.

Blood Borne Pathogens

To help satisfy requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, training modules have been developed to help supervisors supplement information covered in a workers' Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan. The training modules are listed by work environment and cover general universal precautions as well as the causes of bloodborne diseases, proper personal protective equipment, and the regulatory basis for a bloodborne pathogens program.

Biological Materials Shipping

The purpose of this training is to provide information for compliance with shipping specific biological materials, according to DOT and IATA regulations.

BioSafety Training

This training is designed to provide a foundation of understanding for work with microorganisms or biological materials that contain microorganisms in the clinical, research, and/or teaching setting at NC State. It is required for those who use --or supervise a laboratory that uses-- recombinant DNA molecules at BSL-1 or BSL-2 containment or any work requiring BSL-2 containment. The training is recommended for those using biological materials (other than recombinant DNA molecules) at BSL-1 containment. The training and post-test should take about 60 minutes to complete.

Campus Security

This video provides important information regarding personal safety and security on NC State campus

Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

All North Carolina State University personnel who work with or around hazardous chemicals and equipment in research laboratories need to review the Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP). This document, along with your safety plan, covers elements required by OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1450.

Clinician Radiation Safety Training

This course is intended for veterinarians at CVM/VTH who are not radiologists but are  involved in operating or overseeing the use of radiographic or fluoroscopic equipment or who oversee the care of animals receiving nuclear medicine studies.  The course is intended to refresh fundamental concepts and review policies and safety procedures specific to X-ray and radiopharmaceutical use at NC State University. This course is required every four years and is offered electronically. 

Electrical Safety Courses

Electrical Safety courses formally required by regulations or NCSU policies:

Fire & Life Safety Training

Fire Protection conducts campus wide fire and life safety education. Numerous classes are scheduled in various settings to provide current training for University personnel and students. Specialized classes are available upon request and may be scheduled at your convenience. Contact Bill Stevenson at 513-7331 to schedule a class.

Formaldehyde Training

This course is designed to meet the training requirements for the OSHA Laboratory Standard, 1910.1450 and provide safety and health information associated with the use of formaldehyde.

Graduate Student Safety Training

This course is designed to discuss the training requirements for Graduate Students

Graduate Student Safety Orientation Matrix

This is a matrix of the required training for Graduate Students based upon type of work performed,

Hand Held Dental Unit Radiation Safety Training 

This course is intended for clinicians and staff at CVM/VTH who are  involved in operating or overseeing the use of an approved hand held dental device in the care of animals. The course is intended to refresh fundamental concepts and review policies and safety procedures specific to X-ray use at NC State University. It is also designed to present the safety features that must be utilized when operating a hand held dental unit. This course is required every four years and is offered electronically.

Hazard Communication Training

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) created the Hazard Communication Standard to establish uniform requirements for the evaluation of chemical hazards by the manufacturer. The standard requires employees receive this information. The standard is commonly referred to as the "Worker Right To Know" regulation and helps guarantee all employees receive consistent and accurate information about the hazardous substances in their work areas. It also establishes a formal framework by which health and safety information is communicated.

Hazardous Materials Shipping Certification (IATA DGR)

Training on safe shipping of hazardous materials, including Definition of Hazard Classes Recognition of Hazardous Substances, Hazard Communication in Transportation, Function Specific - Ag. Chemicals, Exclusions, Packaging/Handling, Special Concerns of Function Specific - Receiving and Warehouse Operations, Marking and Labeling, Shipping Papers, Packaging, Emergency Response/First Responder, Awareness Level

Hearing Conservation Training

This course is to reduce or prevent hearing damage. This course satisfies the annual hearing conversation requirement for OSHA.

Hazardous Waste Management

The purpose of this training is to raise employee awareness of common hazardous waste management issues and current University procedures for the accumulation and removal of hazardous wastes from laboratory and shop areas. Applicable regulations and waste management practices will be briefly discussed in this program. The discussion covers chemical, radiological, and biological waste management procedures.

Laser Safety

Laser Safety training is required for all employees who use Class 3b or Class 4 lasers.

Moisture Density Gauge Training

The purpose of this training is to provide awareness and safety information for approved radiation workers, working with MDGs.  This training must be accompanied by machine specific training, to be provided by the Principal Investigator.  The training session should be completed in 30 minutes.

Radioactive Material Safety Training

The Radioactive Material Safety Training course is intended for new users who will be working with radioactive materials in the laboratory. Topics covered include: Fundamentals of Radiation, Units, Biological Effects, ALARA, Dosimetry, Dose Limits, Waste Procedures, Forms, Required Postings and Emergency Procedures. This course is approximately four hours in length, with a brief examination at the conclusion. A certificate of completion will be issued to each student.

 

Principles of X-ray Safety

This course is intended for radiation workers handling x-ray producing devices, excluding diagnostic x-ray. Topics covered include: Fundamentals of Radiation, Units, Biological Effects, ALARA, Dosimetry, Dose Limits, Waste Procedures, Forms, Required Postings and Emergency Procedures. This course is approximately two hours in length and is required for all users of x-ray producing devices. A certificate of completion will be issued to each student.

 

Radioactive Material Safety Training Refresher

Radioactive Material Safety Training refresher is intended for radiation workers who have successfully completed the Radioactive Material Safety Training or have equivalent training from an outside institution.
The course topics are intended to refresh fundamental concepts and review policies and procedures specific to radiation use at NC State University. This course is required every four years and is offered electronically.

Respirator Training

These classes are for tight fitting half and full faced-air-purifying respirators.

Specialty Radiation Safety Courses

Radiation Safety provides courses on Diagnostic X-ray Safety, Portable Nuclear Gauge Safety and other associated topics upon request. Please contact our office for details.

X-RAY Safety Refresher

Analytical X-RAY Safety Refresher training is intended for radiation workers who have successfully completed the Principles of Analytical X-RAY Safety or have equivalent training from an outside institution. The course topics are intended to refresh fundamental concepts and review policies and procedures specific to X-ray use at NC State University. This course is required every four years and is offered electronically. A certificate of completion will be issued to each student.
For further details please refer to the X-Ray safety Appendix of the NCSU Radiation Safety Manual.

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