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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

May 21, Tue, 12-1:10 PM

Swearingen 2A31

Pre-register

Chemical and Lab Safety 

Jun 12, Wed, 9-10:10 AM

Benson 307 Pre-register
Chemical and Lab Safety 

Jul 12, Fri, 1-2:10 PM

Benson 307 Pre-register
Chemical and Lab Safety

Aug 8, Thurs, 1-2:10 PM

Benson 307 Pre-register
Chemical and Lab Safety

Aug 22, Thurs, 2-3:10 PM

Benson 307 Pre-register
Chemical and Lab Safety

Sept 6, Fri, 9-10:10 AM

Benson 307 Pre-register
Chemical and Lab Safety

Sept 26, Thurs, 10-11:10 AM

Benson 307 Pre-register
Hazardous Waste   Apr 8, Mon, 12:15-1:15 PM Benson 307 Pre-register
Hazardous Waste   May 3, Fri, 2:15-3:15 PM Benson 307 Pre-register
Hazardous Waste   May 21, Tue, 1:15-2:15 PM Swearingen 2A31 Pre-register
Hazardous Waste   Jun 12, Wed, 10:15-11:15 AM Benson 307 Pre-register
Hazardous Waste      
Hazardous Waste      
Hazardous Waste      
Biosafety Level 2 for Labs Apr 16, Tues 2-3 PM Benson 307 Email Sherika Smith 
Biosafety Level 2 for Labs May 7, Tues 10-11 AM Benson 307 Email Sherika Smith 
Biosafety Level 2 for Labs May 21, Tues 2:30-3:30 PM Swearingen 2A31 Email Sherika Smith
Biosafety Level 2 for Labs Jun 17, Mon 3-4 PM Benson 307 Email Sherika Smith 
Biosafety Level 2 for Labs Jul 11, Thurs 1-2 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 
Managing Your Laboratory 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 Jun 7, Fri 12-1 PM Bldg. 3, Rm 225 smiths69@mailbox.sc.edu 
Biosafety Level 2 for Labs TBA 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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