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Current U of M Employee Training

Research Safety
Training Required for: Frequency Comments
Laboratory Specific Training All U of M laboratory staff. Required annually This training should be provided by your PI or lab supervisor.
Laboratory Safety Refresher (Online Module) U of M laboratory staff, as assigned by Department. Required if assigned by Department Take this module if assigned to do so by your Department's Research Safety Officer.
Training Required for: Frequency Comments
Bloodborne Pathogens Training Research involving human materials and bloodborne pathogens (e.g. HIV, HBV, etc.). Required annually Online
General Health and Safety
Training Required for: Frequency Comments
Annual CFANS Safety Training (PDF) All University faculty, staff (including student workers), students, and volunteers who work in agricultural fields and plots or greenhouses are required to complete safety training as outlined in the PDF. This includes all campuses, ROCs, and elsewhere. Required annually Scheduled Sessions (see PDF)
Hazard Communication (MERTKA): Hazardous Substances Any employee who works with, or is exposed to any hazardous chemical (such as pesticides, fuels, solvents, corrosives, grain or other combustible dust, etc.); any harmful physical agent (such as heat, noise, or radiation); or any infectious agent such as Rabies, Tetanus, etc. Required annually Available online / In-Person
Agricultural Tractor Safety Any employee who operates any type of tractor or other farm equipment. Required annually Available Online / In-Person
Fire Extinguisher Selection and Use Required annuallyAvailable Online / In-Person
Respiratory Protection Any employee who wears any type of NIOSH-approved respirator, including an N-95 dust mask.Required annually Available Online / In-Person
Electrical Hazard Recognition Employees who are exposed to electrical hazards such as overhead or underground power lines, hand tools, wet/outdoor tool usage, etc.Required annually Available Online / In-Person
Task Specific Training
You may be required to take additional training modules, depending on your roles and responsibilities at the University. Please follow this link to access additional training modules and resources.

Contact DEHS at 612-626-6002 for more information.

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