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Training is an extremely important aspect of your safety here at Rutgers University. All employees (employees include faculty, staff, visiting professors, post-docs, graduate students, TAs, GAs, paid and unpaid undergraduate students, high school students, volunteers, etc.) must check with their supervisor to ensure they attend all their required trainings.

For more information, select the training type below:

 

Art Safety Training
Clinical Health & Safety Training
Radiation Safety
Laboratory Safety Training
Laboratory / Biological / BBP Safety Training - Combined
Laser Safety
Maintenance Safety Training (for Facilities, Dining, Housing and Trades)
Respiratory Protection
X-Ray Safety
IATA Dangerous Goods Training (Shipping Hazardous Materials)

Forklift Operator's Training

Manlift / Aerial Lift / Bucket Truck Operator Training

Confined Space

SPCC Training

Stormwater Training

 

Art Safety Training

Required annually for all Art Department (Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick) employees who work in art studios where chemicals are used.

The online training is available by logging in at http://myrehs.rutgers.edu.

 

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Clinical Health & Safety Training

Required annually for all employees who work in health clinics and patient care areas where chemicals are used.

Check here for dates and registration for classroom sessions

The online training is available by logging in at http://myrehs.rutgers.edu.

 

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Radiation Safety

Initial

New Rutgers University employees who will be working with radioactive materials in the laboratory must attend an Initial Radiation Safety Orientation prior to beginning work with radioactive materials. This classroom course is approximately three and a half hours in length, with a brief examination at the conclusion.

Check here for dates and registration

 

Refresher

Radiation Safety Refresher is required annually for all Rutgers University employees who have successfully completed the Initial Orientation. The course reviews fundamental concepts, policies and procedures.

Check here for dates and registration

The online training is available by logging in at http://myrehs.rutgers.edu.

 

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Laboratory Safety Training

NJ Right-to-Know / Hazardous Communication / Chemical Hygiene / RCRA

Required annually for who work in laboratories where chemicals are used.

These training sessions are considered initial, however they satisfy the requirements of refresher training as well. Employees are required to attend training annually in order to comply with the NJ Right-To-Know law and PEOSHA's Hazardous Communication law.

All new employees MUST attend a classroom training session. This classroom course is approximately two hours in length

Registration is now required for all Initial Laboratory Safety Trainings. Please select the link directly below and check the dates and register for your training course.

Check here for dates and registration

Refresher training can either be taken as a classroom session or online (only for individuals who have previously completed the in-person Initial Laboratory Training session).

The online training is available by logging in at http://myrehs.rutgers.edu.

 

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Lab Safety / Biological Safety / BBP Training - Combined

Laboratory employees and students planning to work with chemicals, biohazardous materials (i.e. bacteria, viruses, cell culture, parasites, fungi, prions, etc.) and Bllodborne Pathogens must attend this session prior to beginning work.

This classroom course is approximately three hour in length, and it is intended to supplement the hands-on training provided by the principal investigator or senior lab members.

Check here to register for Combined Safety Training

The online training is available by logging in at http://myrehs.rutgers.edu.

 

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Laser Safety

All authorized laser supervisors and operators using Class 3b and 4 open beam lasers are required to attend laser safety training sessions annually.

Call REHS at 848-445-2550 to setup session. 

 

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Maintenance New Employee Safety Training

(Facilities, Dining, Housing, and Trades)

NJ Right-to-Know, Asbestos Awareness, Confined Space Awareness, Mold Awareness, Lockout-Tagout Awareness, Personal Protective Equipment, HazComm)

Required annually for all employees who work with or around chemicals (e.g. custodians, maintenance employees, etc.).

Date
July 29, 2014
August 28, 2014
September 30, 2014
October 30, 2014
November 18, 2014
December 18, 2014

All training sessions begin at 9 AM in the REHS Training Center - 27 Road 1, Building 4086, Livingston Campus.

Call REHS @ 848-445-2550 if you have questions or need directions.

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X-Ray Safety

This training is for anyone who plans to use x-ray producing devices at Rutgers University. This training is supplemental to the hands-on training you will receive by the authoree in charge of the unit. You will be required to take a short quiz at the end of this training. If you pass, you will be directed to the online badge application. If you do not pass, please review the training again and re-take the quiz.  Required initially only.

This online training is available by logging in at http://myrehs.rutgers.edu.

 

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Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) Training for non-Laboratory Personnel

Note:  Non-laboratory personnel should contact REHS to schedule BBP training.

 

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IATA Dangerous Goods Training

Rutgers University personnel who ship diagnostic specimens or infectious substances utilizing a common carrier (e.g. FedEx) must attend initial IATA training and refresher training is required every two years. This course covers:
  • Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods General Awareness
  • U.S. DOT and IATA Regulations
  • Identifying materials as diagnostic/clinical specimens, biological products, or infectious substances
  • Packaging, labeling, documentation
  • Shipping with dry ice

Contact Mark Kelly to schedule a customized session for your department or any other shipping questions at (848) 445-2550.

Check here for dates and registration

 

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Forklift Operator's Training

Call REHS to setup session.  Required initially upon hire or assignment, then at least once every three years, for all employees operating powered industrial trucks or forklifts.  Must complete classroom training, exam and a skills evaluation.

 

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Manlift / Aerial Lift / Bucket Truck Operators Training

Call REHS to setup session.  Required initially upon hire or assignment, then at least once every three years, for all employees operating an aerial lift.  Must complete classroom training and a skills evaluation.

 

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Confined Space

Call REHS to setup session.  All employees who may have the opportunity to enter confined spaces (e.g. Utilities).

 

 

Respiratory Protection

Call REHS to setup session.  All employees who are required to wear respiratory protection in the course of their work. You must also first receive medical clearance to wear a respirator and must be fit-tested.

 

 

SPCC Training

Call REHS to setup session.  For all Dining, Housing, and Facilities employees who manage petroleum products.


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Stormwater Training

Call REHS to setup session.  For all Rutgers University Community.

 

 

Directions to REHS

 

Contacts

Overall Program Management - Peter Skeels, or call (848) 445 - 2550
Radiation Safety Program Management - Patrick McDermott, or call (848) 455-2550
redball Biological Safety Program Management - Jessica McCormick-Ell, or call (848) 455-2550
 

 

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