MENU

Environmental Health and Safety

Training

EHS provides the following online training through Blackboard:

  • Chemical Management Plan
  • Laboratory Safety Awareness for Custodial staff
  • Laboratory Safety Awareness for Police/Security
  • Laboratory Safety Awareness for Graduate Students
  • Contingency Plan Training for Emergency First Responders
  • Hazardous Waste Operations 8 hour Refresher
  • Radiation Safety Orientation
  • Radiation Safety

 

EHS also provides several options for on-site, personalized, individual or group training.

Chemical Management Training

Description: This course provides information, policies, procedures on the safe handling of chemicals.


Attendees

Schedule

Contact

Location

PI's and hazardous materials managers

Quarterly

Kelly Gant

EHS Conference Room

Accident and Incident Reporting

Description: This course is a review policies and procedures regarding accident and incident reporting and insurance coverage. Participants will learn how to report accidents and incidents, file claims, and obtain proof of coverage. Accident and incident issues include the following:

  • Employee injuries
  • Vehicle accidents
  • Student or general public injuries or property damage
  • Theft or damage of University property

Attendees

Schedule

Contact

Location

Supervisors

Upon request

Peter Maxwell

TBD

Radiation Employee Orientation

Description: This course is the first step towards full certification as a Radiation Worker (RAM) and covers UMKC site-specific policies and procedures for working with radioactive materials.

Attendees

Schedule

Contact

Location

Anyone using or supervising the use of radioactive materials. Optional for others employed at a lab.

Continuous

Susan Masih

Online via Blackboard

Radiation Safety Lab/Demonstration

Description: This course is the second step towards full certification as a Radiation Worker (RAM) and is an introduction/review of lab safety skills with DRS staff.

Attendees

Schedule

Contact

Location

Radiation workers conducting bench work with radiation sources.

Quarterly

Susan Masih

EHS Conference Room
(or as requested by department)

Radiation Worker Observation

Description: This course is the final step towards full certification as a Radiation Worker (RAM) and is a practical test of an ability to work safely with radiation in a laboratory.

Attendees

Schedule

Contact

Location

Radiation workers conducting bench work with unsealed radioactive materials.

Continuous/
Upon Request

Susan Masih

EHS Conference Room
(or as requested by department)

Radiation Safety Awareness

Description: This course is part of EHS general safety training, or as an introduction to the job-specific training modules for ancillary staff.

Attendees

Schedule

Contact

Location

General employees

Upon request

Susan Masih

As arranged

Radiation Safety Refresher

Description: This course is a required for employees to maintain radiation worker status in the radiation safety program.

Attendees

Schedule

Contact

Location

Any employee working with radiation

Annually

Susan Masih

As arranged

Radiation Safety for Radiation Producing Devices (RPD)

Description: This course is an orientation to UMKC radiation safety policy and procedures for the RPD user, tailored to RPD source used.

Attendees

Schedule

Contact

Location

RPD users

Upon request

Susan Masih

As arranged

Fire Safety and Extinguisher Use

Description: This class consists of a 10-15 minute presentation on different types of fires as well as the different types of fire extinguishers available at UMKC. After completing the orientation, participants will have the opportunity to practice basic fire suppression skills in the hands-on portion of the class. Each participant will use a live fire extinguisher in order to become familiar with the basic fire suppression equipment and techniques learned in the class.

Attendees

Schedule

Contact

Location

Building liaisons

Upon request

Jacob Gaughran

As arranged

Laboratory Fire Safety

Description: This class covers fire safety precautions in the laboratory setting.

Attendees

Schedule

Contact

Location

Laboratory employees

Upon request

Jacob Gaughran

As arranged

Hazardous Waste Management Training

Description: This course covers the policies and procedures with regard to hazardous waste.

Attendees

Schedule

Contact

Location

Graduate students

Annually

Tony Brown

As arranged

Contact information

Crisanne Randazzo

Administrative Assistant II
Phone: 816-235-5241
Fax: 816-235-6559

click to email  Email