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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.

Laboratory Safety:

Chemical Hygiene classes and Bloodborne Pathogens classes are scheduled throughout the year. Contact David Schleter, Lab Safety Coordinator at 593-1662 or schleted@ohio.edu

Current Chemical Hygiene & Bloodborne Pathogens Class Schedule

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.

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
Bloodborne Pathogens Annually
Chemical Hygiene No
Confined Space No
Fall Protection No
Fire Extinguisher Annually
Fire Safety Training No
Hot Work Training No
Hazard Communication No
Hazardous Materials Transportation Every 2 years
Lead in Construction Annually
Lockout/Tagout Every 3 years
Noise/Hearing Protection Annually
Respirator Annually


* Although not required by law for some programs, occasional retraining is recommended by RMS.


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