Online Laboratory Safety Training

The LSU web based training package for laboratory safety works in conjunction with the EHS Assistant (environmental management database) to meet the regulatory based training requirements. The assigned training and due dates can be seen by PI’s from the main EHS Assistant Screen.  E-mail reminders are sent out on a monthly basis.

Log to Training

The Training Matrix provides a general guide for selection of required training. Please note, that not every training course is required for every person. The Laboratory Assessment Tool (LAT) is used to automatically assign the required on-line training based on the hazards in your lab.  All laboratory personnel are required to take the general safety training.  If you work in an area that has biolologicals, chemicals, or physical processes, then you are laboratory worker and must take the general training.  Computer-only-work is exempt from the training. If you have the potential to work with hazardous chemicals, you need to take the additional chemical safety training.  If you work with biological materials, you must take the basic bio-safety training.  If you work in a BL2 or BL3 lab there is an additional training required which will be assigned by your research director.

ALL TRAINING NEEDS TO BE REPEATED ON A YEARLY BASIS.

All lab workers must take the general laboratory safety modules:

  • Basic Laboratory Safety Training
  • Hazardous Waste Training
  • Hazard Communication
  • Emergency Response Training

All lab workers that handle gas cylinders are required to take:

  • Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Training

Chemists and Chemical Engineers are required to take the chemical safety modules:

  • Chemical Safety

All biological lab workers are required to take:

  • Basic Bio-safety

Anybody with potential for contact with Human Blood must take:

  • Blood-borne Pathogens

Additional biological training is required for BL2 or BL3 work:

  • NIH Guidelines
  • Risk Assessment
  • Bio security
  • Select Agent

The respiratory protection modules are:

  • N95 Use
  • PAPR Use
Bio Safety
EHS Bulletin
Chemical Safety
HazMat