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Instructions for Registering for Training

Employee training records
Research safety training requirements
  • All employees that work in a laboratory are required to take laboratory safety training.
    • New employees that work in a laboratory must take the classroom course prior to working in a laboratory.
    • All employees that work in a laboratory must take the online laboratory safety training on an annual basis.
  • Employees that work with radioactive material must take radiation safety training. Radiation safety training is only offered in a classroom setting.
    • Employees that ship biological material must take the Department of Transportation (DOT) Infectious and Biological Material Shipping. Employees can take either the online or the classroom version.
Click here for a flow chart for new laboratory staff

Classroom (in-person) training schedule and registration
  • EHS Schedule
  • Laboratory Safety Training: this training covers laboratory research with human blood or body fluids, infectious materials, chemicals, general laboratory safety, and the disposal of hazardous materials.
  • UM Initial Radiation Safety Training: required for all employees that work with radioactive material.
  • DOT Infectious and Biological Material Shipping: required for people that ship infectious or biological material
  • To register for training, contact EHS at 410-706-7055 or email us at ehstraining@af.umaryland.edu


Online training
  • MyEHS
  • Laboratory safety refresher training: This training covers laboratory research with human blood or body fluids, infectious materials, chemicals, general laboratory safety, and the disposal of hazardous materials. You must take the following modules to complete the training:
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Laboratory Chemical Safety
    • Hazardous Waste
  • Radiation safety training quiz and reference power point
  • DOT Infectious and Biological Material Shipping: required for people that ship infectious or biological material