Trainings & Safety

Health and Safety:

GS Emergency Evacuation & Operations Plan

GS Health and Safety Plan

Workplace Injury Procedures

Setting Up a New Lab: Environmental Health & Safety Info

Violence Prevention training

UW Employees and Volunteers as Mandated Reporters of Suspected Child Abuse
All UW employees and volunteers who have reasonable cause to believe that a child has suffered abuse or neglect,  must immediately report the suspected abuse or neglect to law enforcement or the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).

Required Trainings:

Biosafety Training - Renew every three years
Biosafety training is mandatory for all staff who come in contact with any form of recombinant DNA (including transgenic animals and plants), pathogenic microorganisms, human / non-human primate tissues (including cell lines), or other biohazardous agents.

General Asbestos Awareness Training

Sexual Harassment Training - Renew every two years

UW Medicine (UWM) IT Security training
Completion will be recorded and training will not have to be repeated

Follow this link for a complete list of required trainings for research laboratories.

For additional health and safety information, please refer to the Facilities section of the GS website.