Safety and Ergonomics Training


Compressed Gases

Training must be provided for all individuals in contact with or using compressed gases. Compressed gas cylinder handling and management awareness training is available upon request. This awearness training only covers basic safety awareness and should not be considered adequate training for working with any specific compressed gasThe PI or supervisor must provide gas-specific training for the gas(es) in use covering:

  • Chemical and physical hazards
  • Appropriate regulator type(s)
  • Gas compatiblility and proper assembly/disassembly for fittings, piping, regulators, tubing, and etc.
  • Any other gas-specific safety information

Contact Dave Petros for more information.


Electrical Safety Related Work Practices

This training can be arranged through Alan Gerth and must be provided for all affected employees.


Employee Emergency Action Plans & Fire Prevention Plan

This one-hour training is required for all employees. It should be performed one time or if changes occur in the area's emergency action plans. This training should be performed by the supervisor.


Ergonomics

This training is required for all employees upon assignment. Contact Alan Gerth or Kristi Evans for more information.


Fall Protection

This training must be provided for all exposed individuals. This is a one-hour training provided by REM and must be completed upon assignment and annually thereafter. Contact Kristi Evans for more information.


First Report of Injury

Contact Kristi Evans for more information.


Hazard Communication (Right to Know)

This one-hour training is required for all employees. It should be performed upon assignment with an annual refresher training. This training should be performed by an area DTI (designated trained individual) or by a REM staff member. Training materials include a video and a handout and are available from REM by calling Stephanie Rainey or Heath Bentley.


High Voltage

Contact Alan Gerth for more information.


Lockout/Tagout

This training must be provided to individuals who service and maintain machines and equipment in which the unexpected energization or start up of the machines or equipment, or release of stored energy could cause injury to employees. REM provides this training to affected individuals upon assignment with refresher training annually. Contact Kristi Evans for more information.


Mechanical Power Presses

This training is required for individuals working with mechanical power presses. It should be provided by the supervisor upon assignment and as needed thereafter.


Personal Protective Equipment

This training is required for all affected employees. It should cover the personal protective equipment required for individual job duties. This training should be performed upon assignment to the specific duties or upon change to personal protective equipment requirements. The supervisor or an individual from REM should provide this training. Contact REM at 46371 if you would like assistance from REM. A video is available for campus use.


Portable Fire Extinguisher

This training is required for any individual required to use a fire extinguisher. It should be provided upon hiring and annually. The fire department will provides this training.


Power Industrial Trucks

This training is required for affected individuals. This is a 4-8 hour training provided by REM. This training must be completed upon assignment with a refresher training every 3 years.


Scaffolding

This training must be provided for all individuals utilizing scaffolding as a job requirement. This is a two-hour training provided by REM and must be completed upon assignment and annually thereafter. Contact Brian Mcdonald for more information.


Welding, Cutting, and Brazing

This training is required for individuals doing any welding, cutting, and brazing. This training must be provided by the supervisor upon assignment and as needed.