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Environmental Health and Safety

Training Schedule

NOTICE:  Chemical and Lab Safety, Hazardous Waste, and Biosafety Level 2 in-person trainings are offered on the Columbia (Benson School, Room 307) and School of Medicine-Columbia (Bldg. 3, Room 225) campuses.  Review "NOTE" below for more information.

 

Columbia Campus

Class When Where Email or link to Pre-Register
Chemical and Lab Safety

Jan 3, Wed 1:00-2:10 PM

Benson 307

Pre-register

Chemical and Lab Safety 

Jan 29, Mon 2-3:10 PM

Benson 307 Pre-register
Chemical and Lab Safety 

Feb 2, Fri 230-3:40 PM

Benson 307 Pre-register
Chemical and Lab Safety

Feb 9, Fri 9-10:10 AM

Benson 307 Pre-register
Chemical and Lab Safety

Feb 20, Tue 9-10:10 AM

Benson 307 Pre-register
Chemical and Lab Safety

Mar 13, Wed 2-3:10 PM

Benson 307 Pre-register
Chemical and Lab Safety

Apr 8, Mon 11-12:10 PM

Benson 307 Pre-register
Hazardous Waste   Jan 3,  Wed 2:15-3:15 PM Benson 307 Pre-register
Hazardous Waste   Jan 16, Tue 11:15-12:15 PM Benson 307 Pre-register
Hazardous Waste   Jan 29, Mon 3:15-4:15 PM Benson 307 Pre-register
Hazardous Waste   Feb 9, Fri 10:15-11:15 AM Benson 307 Pre-register
Hazardous Waste Feb 20, Tue 10:15-11:15 AM Benson 307 Pre-register 
Hazardous Waste Mar 13, Wed 3:15-4:15 PM Benson 307 Pre-register
Hazardous Waste Apr 8 Mon 12:15-1:15 PM Benson 307 Pre-register
Biosafety Level 2 for Labs Jan 12, Fri 2-3 PM Benson 307 Email Sherika Smith 
Biosafety Level 2 for Labs Feb 6, Tues 3-4 PM Benson 307 Email Sherika Smith 
Biosafety Level 2 for Labs Mar 13, Wed 12:30-1:30 PM Benson 307 Email Sherika Smith 
Biosafety Level 2 for Labs Apr 16, Tues 2-3 PM Benson 307 Email Sherika Smith 
Bloodborne Pathogens for Labs N/A Online Training

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For login issues, contact Sherika Smith 

NIH Guidelines for Principal Investigators N/A Online Training

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For login issues, contact Sherika Smith 

Radioactive Materials Course   On-line On-line radsafe@mailbox.sc.edu  
X-ray Safety   On-line On-line radsafe@mailbox.sc.edu  
Laser Safety  On-line On-line radsafe@mailbox.sc.edu  
HF Hazard and Risk Awareness*** TBA TBA jlocke@mailbox.sc.edu 
Compressed Gas Safety pdf presentation   jlocke@mailbox.sc.edu 
Personal Protective Equipment pdf presentation   jlocke@mailbox.sc.edu 
Fire Safety TBA TBA bobho@mailbox.sc.edu 

 NOTE:

  • "Pre-register" will take you to the SignUp Genius website where you can preregister for Chemical and Lab Safety or Hazardous Waste training. 
  • There are 30 slots available for the in-person training in Columbia campus.  If the slot is full, email jlocke@mailbox.sc.edu (Chem and Lab Safety) and brannonm@mailbox.sc.edu (Hazardous Waste) to be added to the waiting list. Signup Genius emails are not monitored. If you pre-registered and are unable to attend, do not cancel your registration on Sign-up Genius. Instead, email us your cancellation using our USC addresses so we can give your slot to those on the waiting list. 
  • To register for BSL2 trainings, email Sherika Smith. In the subject line, include the training title (BSL-2 training) and the date of the training you would like to attend. 
  • To find training location, search for "Benson" here: https://sc.edu/visit/map/. Enter through the third-level entrance off the dirt parking lot on Whaley St or the first-level entrance off the dirt parking lot on Bull St.
  • ***Submit your lab Standard Operating Procedures for use of HF to jlocke@mailbox.sc.edu 5 days before the HF Safety training.
  • Email aroberge@mailbox.sc.edu to schedule Chemical and Lab Safety training if you are off campus in Baruch or affiliated with USC-Union, Sumter, Lancaster, and Salkehatchie.

 

School of Medicine*

Class When Where** Email to Pre-Register
Chemical and Lab Safety  TBA Bldg. 3, Rm 225 aroberge@mailbox.sc.edu 
Hazardous Waste   TBA Bldg. 3, Rm 225 brannonm@mailbox.sc.edu
Biosafety Level 2 for Labs Feb 2, Fri 12-1 PM Bldg. 3, Rm 225 smiths69@mailbox.sc.edu 
Biosafety Level 2 for Labs Apr 5, Fri 12-1 PM Bldg. 3, Rm 225 smiths69@mailbox.sc.edu 
Bloodborne Pathogens for Labs N/A Online Training

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Use your university username and password

For login issues, contact Sherika Smith 

Radioactive Materials Course   See Columbia schedule    
X-ray Safety   See Columbia schedule    
Laser Safety  See Columbia schedule    

* Address: Medical Education Campus, 6311 Garners Ferry Rd., Columbia, SC 29209. Website: sc.edu/medicinecolumbia

** Bldg 3, Rm 225 is the Dean's Conference Room. Seating is limited to 20 people.

*SOM students and personnel are welcome to attend training at Columbia campus as needed.


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