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Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr
MS 2030 
Moscow, ID
83844-2030

Phone: 208-885-6524

Fax: 208-885-5969

Email: safety@uidaho.edu

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Safety/EHS Courses

Online

Required annual awareness-level training for employees who conduct tasks that could disturb asbestos containing materials (ACM) if conducted improperly, including custodial operations, building maintenance, destruction/demolition, etc.

Classroom only

Required for employees who conduct tasks that could disturb asbestos containing materials (ACM) if conducted improperly including custodial operations, building maintenance, destruction/demolition, etc.

Required annual course is online.

Classroom

Learn safe lifting procedures, load-carrying techniques, stretches to reduce injury and ergonomics for your workspace.

Recommended at initial assignment and before seasonal operations.

Classroom

Learn required personal protective equipment, fire and explosion precautions, battery charging guidelines, jump starting guidelines and accident reporting procedures for working with larger batteries.

Recommended on initial assignment for anyone that charges larger type batteries, such as floor buffer or vehicle batteries.

Online

Intended for anyone that may be at risk of exposure to human blood or other potentially infections body fluids, human cell lines, tissues, or organs.

Required at initial assignment and annually thereafter.

Classroom

General awareness of confined spaces issues, hazards, air monitoring calculations, methods and equipment used to control the hazards, difference between non-permit confined spaces and permit-required confined spaces, and duties of entry supervisors, attendants, and entrants.

Required on initial assignment and annually thereafter for confined space awareness, attendants, entrants and supervisors.

Classroom

Proper use of air monitors, harnesses, tripods and other non-entry rescue equipment that maybe used to safely enter permit-required confined spaces. In addition, mechanical ventilation will be discussed in coordination with hands-on experience with mechanical ventilation equipment.

Required annually for attendants, entrants and supervisors.

Classroom

Recommended training for automotive workers upon initial assignment.

Classroom

This training provides guidance on universal precautions, back safety, ladder safety, avoiding slips, trips and falls, electrical safety, machine safety, environmental hazards and reporting processes. It is not intended to replace any other safety training relevant to the job duties.

Recommended on initial assignment for custodial staff.

Online Only

U of I - based training on defensive driving techniques, including information on university policies regarding driving.

Required before driving any university owned, leased or rented vehicle, with three year repeat interval.

Classroom Only

Required training for anyone shipping or offering for shipment in commerce any hazardous material.

Must be completed upon initial assignment and every three years thereafter.

Classroom Only

Required training for anyone shipping or offering for shipment in commerce any hazardous material.

Must be completed upon initial assignment and every three years thereafter.

Classroom

Intended for those that work with or have potential exposure to live electrical wiring or devices.

Recommended on initial assignment.

Classroom

Intended for employees who may be responsible for purchasing, designing, and/or directing the installation of fall arrest and restraint systems or supervising their use. This course provides guidance on selecting, using, maintaining and inspecting fall protection equipment. You will also be introduced to fall prevention and protection concepts. Fall protection must be used when working in areas where standard guardrails and similar barriers are not already in place to prevent workers from being exposed to falls of six feet or more.

Required on initial assignment.

Classroom

This course provides hands-on application and use of fall protection equipment for supervisors and competent persons.

Required annually.

Classroom only

Hands-on, live fire training with a fire extinguisher after completion of online "Fire Extinguisher Use" course.

Recommended.

Online

Recommended instruction on how to use a fire extinguisher for all employees that may encounter a small fire situation.

Classroom Only

Intended for anyone that will use, store, or dispense flammable liquids on campus.

Recommended upon initial assignment.

Classroom Only

In-person version of Fire Safety in the Workplace for non-employees.

Recommended.

Online Only

General information on fire safety for all employees - included in annual university compliance training.

Required annually.

Classroom

Standard first aid/CPR/AED training by American Heart Association certified instructor.

Small fee to cover cost of student book and e-card, payable by index number.

Recommended for all employees, with 2 year repeat interval.

Online with Classroom Skills Test

Standard first aid/CPR/AED training through American Heart Association website. Must be combined with First Aid/CPR/AED - Skills Test for certification.

Recommended when classroom training is not feasible.

2 year repeat interval.

Classroom

Skills testing for full certification when taking the online AHA Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED course with an AHA certified instructor.

Small fee to cover the cost of student book and e-card, payable by index number only.

2 year repeat interval, with online course.

Classroom

This class provides information needed to operate a lift truck safely. We will review lift truck stability, operational hazards, maintenance, and pre-operational safety checks.

Required for all forklift operators.

3 year repeat interval.

Classroom

New fork lift drivers will complete supervised forklift operations to proficiency. Once proficiency is achieved, operator will complete a forklift skills evaluation.

Required for all forklift operators.

3 year repeat interval.

Classroom

Train to be a forklift evaluator who works with EHS to assist in certification process.

Recommended for forklift operator supervisors upon initial assignment.

Online

This course will review the golf cart general guidelines, basic operation, associated hazards, and University of Idaho policies.

Required upon initial assignment for golf cart drivers.

Classroom

Topics in this course include hand and power tool safety, and machine guarding for power machinery or equipment.

Recommended upon initial assignment.

Classroom

Recommended training for those that perform cleanup or maintenance work in outbuildings, farms, or other places where mouse droppings may be present.

Online

This course guides supervisors through the process of creating a Hazard Communication Plan for their employees that use or may be exposed to hazardous chemicals in their work area.

Required upon initial assignment to create an area-specific Hazard Communication Plan.

Online

For those that work with or could be exposed to hazardous chemicals.

Required upon initial assignment, and whenever a new hazard is introduced.

Classroom Only

This training provides information on how to manage hazardous waste and respond to spills in maintenance, custodial, or shop, etc., settings.

Required upon initial assignment and every five years thereafter.

Classroom Only

Intended only for employees that may generate or manage hazardous waste in laboratory settings. Topics covered include the safe handling, storage and proper disposal of lab waste.

Required upon initial assignment and every five years thereafter.

Covers hazardous waste management for outlying hazardous waste generating facilities in Idaho.  Topics covered include the management of used oil, universal waste, maintenance and lab waste.

Online

Required annually for employees who work in an excessively noisy environment. Topics include personal protective equipment options and other controls. Annual training must be completed within 30 days prior to next audiometric test for those in the Hearing Conservation Program.

Classroom

Provides overview of rigging responsibilities, proper and improper use of rigging and rigging hardware, standards and regulations governing use of rigging operations and hand/voice signals.

Recommended upon initial assignment.

Online

This course covers the Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) process, including how to recognize potential hazards, completing the form, and implementing revised procedures.

Recommended upon initial assignment.

Online

Training for personnel that perform laboratory work as an essential part of job duties.

Required upon initial assignment and every three years thereafter.

Classroom Only

Training for maintenance and custodial personnel that provide services to laboratories. This course is intended to raise awareness of laboratory hazards, safety precautions, and how to report concerns.

Required upon initial assignment and every three years thereafter.

Online 

Recommended training upon initial assignment for anyone that uses portable ladders.

Online

Required annual awareness-level training for employees who conduct tasks that could disturb lead containing materials if conducted improperly, including custodial operations, building maintenance, destruction/demolition, etc.

Classroom

This course reviews the concept and importance of controlling hazardous energy sources when servicing or maintaining machinery or equipment and provide an explanation of specific information that must be included in written lockout/tagout programs.

Required for all affected employees, anyone that may use machinery or equipment that is energized by something other than a standard cord or plug.

2 year repeat interval.

Classroom

This course covers how to recognize lockout/tagout devices, understand their purpose, determine when they are in use and understand the danger of violating or disregarding lockout/tagout procedures.

Required for all authorized employees: anyone that may repair, inspect, install, service or clean machinery or equipment that is energized with something other than a standard plug.

2 year repeat interval.

Classroom

ANSI Certified Aerial Lift and Telescopic Handler training for Users (Supervisor, Trainer Foreman), Operators, and Occupants (assisting Operator).

Required prior to MEWP use.

3 year repeat interval.

Online

Intended for anyone that may be at risk of exposure to mold through cleaning up, repairing, removing or otherwise disturbing mold contaminated materials.

Required at initial assignment.

Online

Learn to minimize your risk and avoid a workplace injury by implementing good housekeeping, maintaining a path of egress, electrical safety, ergonomics, and life safety tools and precautions.

Recommended on initial assignment for those that work in offices.


Online

Intended for anyone that selects, provides, or uses personal protective equipment (PPE) (e.g., hard hats, gloves, protective shoes, eyewear, etc.) Includes eye and face protection.

Required on initial assignment to a position requiring hazard assessment, selection, or use of PPE.

Online

This course will review the impact an accident has on a work group, common fall hazards, techniques to move safely around your work environment, maintenance and safety hazards, and reporting accidents or near misses.

Recommended on initial hire.

Classroom Only

Required for those that work with radioactive materials in sealed or non-sealed form.

Authorized User and Instructor Permission required.

Online

Required for anyone that works with radioactive materials or x-ray producing devices, or that needs access to restricted radiation areas.

Required on initial assignment.

Classroom Only

Required upon initial assignment to work with x-ray producing equipment.

Classroom Only

Required for those that may be involved in transporting radioactive materials.

Authorized User and Instructor Permission required.


Online

Required annual training for anyone that is required to use a respirator (including N-95s) on the job. Topics include donning and doffing, and care and maintenance of the respirator.

Note: If use of a respirator is required, enrollment in the respiratory protection program is also required.

Classroom

Required initial training for anyone that is required to use a respirator (including N-95s) on the job. Topics include donning and doffing, and care and maintenance of the respirator.

Note: If use of a respirator is required, enrollment in the respiratory protection program is also required.

Online

Orientation to safety concerns at the university and information on reporting issues.

Recommended on initial hire.

Classroom

This course includes an introduction to scaffold hazards, general safety measures, and special types of scaffolds used.

Required on initial assignment to using scaffolding.

Online

Required annual awareness-level training for employees who conduct tasks that could disturb silica containing materials if conducted improperly, including masonry, concrete drilling or cutting, building maintenance, destruction/demolition, etc.

Online

Intended for anyone with responsibilities related to the storage of fuels and oils.

Required annually.

Classroom

This course provides awareness of the hazards involved in trenching, excavation and shoring work including discussions on utilities, egress, falling loads, prevention of cave-ins, hazardous atmospheres, and hazards from mobile equipment.

Recommended on initial assignment to working in excavation.

Classroom Only

Intended for anyone that handles or disposes of any universal waste lamps, batteries, mercury-containing devices or pesticides.

Required at initial assignment.

Note - the hazardous waste management workshop may substitute for this course, but this course cannot substitute for the hazardous waste management workshop.

Classroom

This orientation reviews the nine elements which are considered essential in forming an effective Unit Safety Committee that fosters a safe learning and work environment here at the University of Idaho.

Recommended for chairs of Unit Safety Committees.

Classroom

This course includes training on driving challenges that could be encountered in colder months. Includes information on vehicle maintenance, preparation, and driving techniques.

Recommended for anyone that is unaccustomed to winter driving.

Online

This course will review protecting workers from heat and cold stress, first aid efforts for persons suffering from extreme conditions, weather conditions that present dangers, and accident/incident reporting procedures.

Recommended for anyone that works outdoors.

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr
MS 2030 
Moscow, ID
83844-2030

Phone: 208-885-6524

Fax: 208-885-5969

Email: safety@uidaho.edu

Map