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Class List - The following safety-related classes are provided on a regular basis or can be scheduled. Select and follow the link to a description and class content See the following link for checklist of required training and documents (Lab and research areas) (Non-lab areas)
- Employee Safety & Hazard Communication (Right-to-Know)
- Defensive Driving Course
- Laboratory Standard
- BioSafety Training Class
- Bloodborne Pathogen Class
- Animal Worker Safety (monthly)
- Respirator Training & Fit Testing
- Radiation Safety
- Nuclear Gauge Training- Radiation Safety (annual)
- Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Training (upon request)
- Emergency Action Plan (bimonthly- for NMSU policy)
- Lock out Tag out (annual)
- Confined Space (annual)
- Hearing Protection
- Ladder Safety (annual)
- Fork Lift Training (bimonthly training)
- Asbestos Awareness (annual training arranged by EH&S, Campus management by OFS
- Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Office Ergonomics / Back and Lifting Safety
- Worker Protection Standard (annual)
- Fire Extinguisher Operation/Use (hands-on training provided by NMSU Fire dept)
Class Description & Contents
- EPA's Hazardous Waste Regulations (40 CFR 261-262)
- NMSU Hazardous Waste Manual
- Characteristics of hazardous, biohazardous, radioactive and other regulated waste
- Waste Accumulation and Satellite Accumulation Points (SAPs)
- SAP requirements - inspections, logs, accumulation, and segregation of materials
- PPE, containers, labels, hoods, and training
- Waste tracking forms - who to call, filling in the forms
- Landfill, POTW and other disposal requirements
- Chemical redistribution - forms, available chemicals,
- Emergencies, spills and clean up
This course provides employees with information on the disposal of hazardous chemicals and materials, federal, state and city regulations and NMSU compliance. It covers physical and health hazards of the materials, measures employees can take to protect themselves from these hazards, and methods to ensure correct disposal.
Prior attendance at a recent NMSU Hazard Communication Class is required
Who should attend:
All University employees, including full-time, part-time, and work study, who produce waste that contains chemicals, blood, human body fluids or infectious agents. Every waste generator must have at least one person (preferably a supervisor) attend this training.
An annual training review is required to comply with regulations .
Length of course:
1 to 1 1/2 hours, depending on audience size and questions
The class covers the requirements and construction of the Emergency Action Plan as well as an outline of emergency planning. Click here for information on EAP requirements and guidance .
- Introduction to White Sand Missile Range (WSMR)
- Video on unexploded ordnance (UXO) hazards at WSMR
discussion and written information on
- what UXO are
- what they look like.
- where the hazards are found; and
- how hazard areas are marked
- what to do if you find a UXO
- Orientation letter, training record and UXO badge
- Handout download (pdf- format) PPT slide show
This course presents employees with information and mandatory annual training on unexploded ordnance for work areas at White Sand Missile Range.
Who should attend:
This training is provided for all
University employees, including full-time, part-time, and work study, who visit, work, or
travel on White Sand Missile Range as part of their duties or research. WSMR
requires that these individuals receive training on the hazards associated with UXO.
Length of course: 1 to 1 1/2 hours, depending on audience size and questions.
This class can be provided by EH&S, as needed, for information contact us by email or call 646-3327.