EH&S provides training to help improve the
working environment of NMSU employees as well as ensuring compliance
with regulations related to safety, health and environment protection.
Except for Defensive Driving these classes are free.
Below are short descriptions for some of
the classes offered. Additional information is provide for class listing
If you have any questions, please
call EH&S (646-3327) or visit EH&S website.
23. TRAINING CLASSES
Hazard Communication Standard
(HazCom). This required course covers NMSU's written HazCom program,
inventories, MSDSs, and labeling of chemicals in work areas.
Laboratory Standard (Lab.
Std.). This class reviews the OSHA's Lab Standard, chemical hygiene plans, SOPs
and additional obligations for labs. Prerequisite: HazCom Class.
Safety This class covers regulations, requirements, and principles
for radiation use in research.
Bloodborne Pathogens. This
course provide employees with information and training on precautions for dealing with
blood, infectious materials and other biohazards.
Respiratory Safety and Fit
Testing is required annually for all employees using respirators (including dust
Defensive Driving Class (DDC)
is required to drive a University vehicle. Be prepared to give your full name,
address, date of birth, a current/valid driver's license number, and a department account
Laser Safety. This class
covers legal requirements for setup and use of Class IIIb and IV lasers as well as typical
Ergonomics focuses on
improving performance and health, through the better workplace use and design.