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Division of Environmental Health and Safety

Chemical Health & Safety

Unless otherwise specified, all classes take place in EHS 118 at Horsebarn Hill Road (directions and parking info). Pre-Registration REQUIRED.

Click on the course title to view schedule and register. For assistance call (860) 486-3613.

 

Controlled Substances Training (HuskyCT)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Principle investigators, practitioners, lab/facility managers, and authorized lab workers using or managing controlled substances in research or teaching.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course provides information on Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, Drug Control Division regulations and University requirements regarding access, use, and management of controlled substances. For more information, contact Brent Lewchik at brent.lewchik@uconn.edu or (860-486-4927).

Time Location
SUMMER 2019HuskyCT - online
FALL 2019HuskyCT - online

 

Initial Laboratory Safety & Chemical Waste Management

INTENDED AUDIENCE: New faculty, staff, students, visiting researchers and other individuals working in UConn laboratories where hazardous chemicals are used or stored

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course reviews the requirements of the OSHA Laboratory Standard and the University’s Chemical Hygiene Plan, the health and physical hazards of chemicals, and appropriate work practices, standard operating procedures, controls, and emergency procedures used to protect employees from hazards in laboratories. Attendance at the initial classroom training is a prerequisite for the annual retraining through HuskyCT. For more information, contact Brent Lewchik (860-486-4927)

Day Date Time Location
Friday08/23/201910:00 - 11:30 AMGentry Building Room 131
Thursday08/29/20192:30 - 4:00 PMArjona Building Room 105
Wednesday09/04/20192:30 - 4:00 PMBiology/Physics Building Room 131
Friday09/06/20199:00 - 10:30 AMTorrey Life Sciences Building Room 154
Thursday09/12/20192:00 - 3:30 PMRatcliffe Hicks Building Room 201
Monday09/16/20191:30 - 3:00 PM Philip E. Austin Building Room 105
Friday09/20/20199:30 - 11:00 AMTorrey Life Sciences Building Room 154
Tuesday09/24/20193:30 - 5:00 PMPhilip E. Austin Building Room 105
Wednesday10/02/20192:30 - 4:00 PMBiology/Physics Building Room 131
Friday10/04/201910:00 - 11:30 AMArjona Building Room 105
Thursday10/10/20192:30 - 4:00 PMRatcliffe Hicks Building Room 201
Wednesday10/16/20193:00 - 4:30 PMYoung Building Room 100
Tuesday10/22/20193:30 - 5:00 PMPhilip E. Austin Building Room 105
Friday11/01/201910:30 am - 12:00 noonGentry Building Room 131
Monday12/09/20192:00 - 3:30 PMEHS Building Room 118

 

Laboratory Safety & Chemical Waste Management Retraining (HuskyCT)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Faculty, staff, students, visiting researchers and other individuals working in UConn laboratories where hazardous chemicals are used or stored

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course reviews the requirements of the OSHA Laboratory Standard and the University’s Chemical Hygiene Plan, the health and physical hazards of chemicals, and appropriate work practices, standard operating procedures, controls, and emergency procedures used to protect employees from hazards in laboratories. Annual retraining is offered through HuskyCT and is designed to maintain employee compliance with federal and state regulations and University policies and procedures. For more information, contact Brent Lewchik (860-486-4927)

Time Location
SUMMER 2019HuskyCT - online
FALL 2019HuskyCT - online

HuskyCT on-line training requires pre-registration - click on the class title to "Sign-On" and allow up to 2 business days for HuskyCT access. The date above signifies the last date allowed to complete training for this session. Please allow up to 2 business days for your EHS history to be updated upon completion of your on-line training.

 

RCRA / DOT Training

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

There are no classes scheduled. Contact EHS for availability.