Training Opportunities

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Babette Perkins

  • 979-845-2132

 

Asbestos Program

Asbestos Awareness

This online course provides an overview to workers who may be potentially exposed to asbestos while on the job.

Automated External Defibrillators (AED)

AED Awareness Training

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are potentially life-saving devices found in many Texas A&M University facilities. This online course will explain the basic functions of an AED and how and when they should be used.

Environmental Compliance

General Stormwater Awareness

General Overview of Stormwater requirements that TAMU must follow according to state and federal regulations and the stormwater management plan. You will be directed to the EHS Online Training page and be required to enter your NetID and password. Search for “General Stormwater Awareness” and click to begin. Completions are not automatically recorded on your transcript; but will be reflected on your transcript in 7-10 business days. For assistance, contact ehsd@tamu.edu or Monica-d-hartman@tamu.edu

General Stormwater Awareness Construction

This course is a general awareness course for the requirements of stormwater protection when dealing with construction projects on the campus of Teas A&M. The purpose of this course is to educate those performing construction or earthwork the requirements of the state of Texas for stormwater protection.  For questions about this course, contact ehsd@tamu.edu or Monica-d-hartman@tamu.edu.

Fire & Life Safety

Hands-on Fire Extinguisher Training

This classroom course is designed to provide a basic overview of the chemistry of fire as well as the different classification of fires and types of fire extinguishers. For questions about this course, call 979-845-2132.

General and Occupational Safety

Forklift Safety and Operations

Forklift Safety and Operations. This online course covers safe forklift operating procedures. For questions about this course, call 979-845-2132. Follow these instructions to complete the course:

  • Click on the training programs button on www.free-training.com.  
  • Click continue.
  • Select the Forklift Safety and Operations button.
  • Starting with the Introduction complete all sections of the online training.
  • When you start the Course Test include your first name, last name, and UI.  Below your name and UIN it will have a field with the word "null" in it.  Replace the word "null" with the following e-mail address: tamu-forklift@tamu.edu.
  • After completing the course test click the Score and Mail Test button near the bottom of the page.

Slow Moving Vehicle Training for TAMU faculty, staff, and students.

Slow Moving Vehicle Training for TAMU faculty, staff, and students. Texas A&M University is committed to safety. In this online course you will learn about vehicle markings, safety, and travel routes for Slow Moving Vehicles on the Texas A&M University Campus. This course is required for anyone operating a Slow Moving Vehicle and is suggested for passengers of a Slow Moving Vehicle. For questions about this course, contact  EHS at 979-845-2132, ehsd@tamu.edu, or jrfields@tamu.edu.

Slow Moving Vehicle Training for Non-TAMU affiliated personnel.

Slow Moving Vehicle Training for Non-TAMU affiliated personnel. This online course covers vehicle markings, safety, and travel routes for Slow Moving Vehicles on the Texas A&M University Campus. This course is required for anyone operating a Slow Moving Vehicle and is suggested for passengers of a Slow Moving Vehicle. For questions about this course, contact  EHS at 979-845-2132, ehsd@tamu.edu, or jrfields@tamu.edu.

Hazardous Materials Shipping

For questions about these courses, call 979-845-2132 or e-mail mgswood@tamu.edu and request hazardous materials shipping training.

Hazardous Materials Shipping DOT 49CFR HMR

DOT 49CFR HMR introduces and gives instruction in the use of the regulation, tables, preparation of documents, marking, labeling, and packing for HM transport.

DOT/IATA Hazardous Material Shipping

General awareness/familiarization training is designed to provide familiarity with DOT and IATA regulatory requirements for shippers of hazardous materials/dangerous goods and to enable the employee to recognize and identify hazardous materials consistent with the hazard communication standards of the DOT/IATA regulations.

Hazardous Materials Shipping

Function Specific - Function Specific training introduces and provides guidance in identifying and preparing specific hazardous materials that are shipped routinely, as required by IATA and DOT regulations.

Hazardous Materials Shipping - IATA DGR

This course introduces and gives instruction in the use of the regulation, tables, preparation of documents, marking, labeling, and packing for HM transport.

Hazardous Materials Shipping - Infectious Substance DOT/IATA

Introduces and provides guidance in identifying Infectious Substance in accordance with IATA and DOT regulations, instruction in preparation of shipment for air/ground transport.

Hazardous Materials Shipping – Radioactive Materials (RAM)

The RAM training introduces the relationship of activity, exposure, and isotopes required by the IATA and DOT regulations in the receiving and shipping of radioactive materials, to include the preparation of documentation, packaging, marking and labeling of RAM.

Hearing Conservation

Hearing Conservation Training

Explanation of the TAMU Hearing Conservation Program and how to protect your hearing from excessive noise. Please contact EHS at 979-845-2132 for scheduling information.

Laboratory Safety

Introduction to Laboratory Safety and Hazard Communication

Hazard communication (chemical safety), physical safety, and fire safety training for new/newly assigned employees must be completed prior to assigning any duties that result in exposure to hazardous chemicals.  To register for this course, follow the instructions for Classroom Training provided on the How do I register for laboratory safety training? page. For questions about this course, contact EHS at 979-845-2132 or at labsafety@tamu.edu.

Hazard Communication

Chemical safety training for new or newly assigned employees must be completed prior to assigning any duties that may result in exposure to hazardous chemicals. To take this course, follow the instructions for Online Training provided on the How do I register for laboratory safety training? page. You will be required to enter your NetID and password. Search for Hazard Communication Training and click to begin. Completions will be reported to TrainTraq within 7 - 10 business days and will available on your transcript. For questions about this course, contact EHS at 979-845-2132 or at labsafety@tamu.edu.

Laboratory Safety for Teaching Assistants

This course will prepare teaching assistants with information they need to teach laboratory courses safely. Individuals who complete the course will be able to demonstrate that they understand their role in ensuring students' safety throughout the laboratory sessions. To take this course, follow the instructions for Online Training provided on the How do I register for laboratory safety training? page. You will be required to enter your NetID and password. Search for Hazard Communication Training and click to begin. Completions will be reported to TrainTraq within 7 - 10 business days and will available on your transcript. For questions about this course, contact EHS at 979-845-2132 or at labsafety@tamu.edu.

Cryogenic Safety

This online course teaches safety precautions and hazards associated with cryogenic work, storage and transportation of cryogenic materials, and safety equipment to be in place for personal protection. To take this course, follow the instructions for Online Training provided on the How do I register for laboratory safety training? page. You will be required to enter your NetID and password. Search for Hazard Communication Training and click to begin. Completions will be reported to TrainTraq within 7 - 10 business days and will available on your transcript. For questions about this course, contact EHS at 979-845-2132 or at labsafety@tamu.edu.

Radiological Safety

General Radiation Safety Training (Classroom)

This training is required, by state law, for all Radioactive Material (RAM) users.  All personnel who intend to handle radioactive materials in the laboratory must complete this classroom training prior to handling.  This training covers the basics of radiation safety, state regulations, how to order radioactive materials, how to schedule waste pickup, etc. To register for this course, go to the EHS Website https://rammgt.tamu.edu and follow the training links.

General Radiological Safety Refresher Training

This is an online course that is offered as two year refresher training for users of radioactive materials. All RAM users who completed the classroom training must complete the online refresher training every two years. To access this course, https://ehsdtraining.tamu.edu and enter your NetID and password. After successful completion of the course, the certificate of completion will be e-mailed to you.

General Radiation Producing Device Training

This training must be completed by all personnel who intend to use any radiation producing devices (devices which produce X-rays) in the laboratory. This is an online course that covers the general radiation safety for analytical X-ray units. This training is also offered as two year refresher training for RPD users. To access this course, https://ehsdtraining.tamu.edu and enter your NetID and password. After successful completion of the course, the certificate of completion will be e-mailed to you.

General Radiation Safety for the Electron Beam Facility

This training is offered specifically for users of electron beam accelerator used for research and development and industrial operations. To access this course, https://ehsdtraining.tamu.edu and enter your NetID and password. After successful completion of the course, the certificate of completion will be e-mailed to you.

Transportation Training for Moisture Gauge Users

This training is required by U.S Department of Transportation (DOT) 49CFR 172.704. This training is for TAMU employees transporting soil moisture/density gauges over public highways. To access this course, https://ehsdtraining.tamu.edu and enter your NetID and password.

Veterinary Hospital Radiation Safety (classroom)

This training is required, by state law, for all Veterinary uses of radioactive Material (RAM). This training includes nuclear medicine diagnostic and therapy uses at VTH. This is offered every month and also at the request of VTH.

Radiation Producing Device Training for Users at the Vet Hospital

This is an online course that covers the diagnostic radiography (X-ray) fluoroscopy (Fluoro), Computer aided Tomography (CT), Tomotherapy, and other hazards. To access this course, https://ehsdtraining.tamu.edu and enter your NetID and password.

Veterinary Hospital Radiation Safety refresher (on line-traintraq)

This training is on train traq. All RAM users at the VTH who completed the classroom training must complete the online refresher training every year.

Laser Safety

This is an online course that covers the laser safety. This training must be completed by all personnel who is intending to use lasers in the laboratory. To access this course, https://ehsdtraining.tamu.edu and enter your NetID and password.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safety

This training is intended for users of MRI for research and development. To access this course, https://ehsdtraining.tamu.edu and enter your NetID and password.

Respiratory Protection

Powered Air Purifying Respirator PAPR

This is an annual PAPR (Powered-Air Purifying Respirator) training course. Upon completion of this course, employees should understand when respirators are necessary in the workplace, the key aspects of respirators, general respirator fit testing strategies, the benefits and limitations of wearing a PAPR, as well as the proper use, maintenance, and general troubleshooting strategies for a PAPR. For questions and/or assistance regarding this course, please contact Environmental Health and Safety at ehsd.occ.health@tamu.edu or 979-845-2132.

Quantitative Fit Testing Respiratory Protection Training

Overview of the TAMU Respiratory Protection Program, including basic instruction on the use of respirators and hazard recognition. NOTE: This course is offered on an individual basis and only by appointment. For more information, call 979-845-2132.