Risk Management & Safety (RMS) is dedicated to promoting a safe environment for our faculty, staff and students. We can arrange safety training for your department in a classroom setting, or we will come to your office, lab, or shop to provide "on the job" training that you need.
Registrations for training are taken via e-mail, or telephone.
Chemical Hygiene classes and Bloodborne Pathogens classes are scheduled throughout the year. Contact David Schleter, Lab Safety Coordinator at 593-1662 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Refresher Bloodborne Pathogens training is also available online through Blackboard. Click here for more information.
Laboratory & Radiation Safety
For Radiation Safety Training, e-mail Alan Watts or contact him by phone at 593-4176.
DOT Hazardous Materials Training
This training is required for each person who performs, or causes to be perfomed, functions related to the transportation of hazardous materials, click the link below for a detailed description who is required to complete the training.
- On-Line DOT Hazardous Materials Training (Ohio University employees only)
Safety & Health Training
All other RMS training classes are scheduled on request. See the list below to determine who to contact for each class.
Not sure if you need training? See below...
OSHA Training Frequency Required:
|Initial Training Required||Periodic Training
Required by Law*
|Asbestos-Class II and III (Construction)||Annually|
|Asbestos for Custodians (General Industry)||Annually|
|Arsenic (Power Plant)||Annually|
|Fire Safety Training||No|
|Hot Work Training||No|
|Hazardous Materials Transportation||Every 2 years|
|Lead in Construction||Annually|
|Lockout/Tagout||Every 3 years|
* Although not required by law for some programs, occasional retraining is recommended by EHS.