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Biological Safety Training Course Descriptions

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

PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Click on the course title to view schedule and register. For assistance call 486-3613.

Animal Biosafety Considerations Working with Rodents or Rabbits in a BSL-1 Setting - HuskyCT
Biological Safety Considerations in Farm Animal Research & Production (HuskyCT)
Biological Safety Considerations in Research With Fish or Amphibians in the Field or the Lab (HuskyCT)
Biological Safety Considerations: Human Subjects (HuskyCT)
Biological Safety in Animal Research
Biological Safety in Field Research - BIRDS (HuskyCt)
Biosafety - General Training
Biosafety - General Training (HuskyCT)
Biosafety Awareness (HuskyCT)
Bloodborne Pathogens (Initial)
Bloodborne Pathogens (Retraining HuskyCT)
Bloodborne Pathogens (Retraining)
Clean Air Device Training (HuskyCT)
Shipping and Transportation of Biological Agents

 

HuskyCT on-line training requires pre-registration - click on the class title to "Sign-On" and allow up to 3 business days for HuskyCT access. The date above signifies the last date allowed to complete training for this session. Please allow up to 3 days for your EHS history to be updated upon completion of your on-line training.

Animal Biosafety Considerations Working with Rodents or Rabbits in a BSL-1 Setting - HuskyCT

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Laboratory personnel who work with rodents and/or rabbits in a research setting or teaching lab at Biosafety Level 1 only.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Topics discussed include principles of biosafety, regulatory concerns, biosafety levels, engineering controls, personal protection equipment, work practices, biological waste management issues, zoonosis and animal allergy concerns. For more information about this course, contact Bill Field (860-486-1376)

Time Location
SUMMER 2017 HuskyCT - online

 

HuskyCT on-line training requires pre-registration - click on the class title to "Sign-On" and allow up to 3 business days for HuskyCT access. The date above signifies the last date allowed to complete training for this session. Please allow up to 3 days for your EHS history to be updated upon completion of your on-line training.

Biological Safety Considerations in Farm Animal Research & Production (HuskyCT)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: This HuskyCT on-line training is intended only for Barn Staff or Agricultural Workers. This training is NOT intended for laboratory workers.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Topics discussed include: Principles/concepts of biosafety, biosafety safety levels, engineering controls, personal protection equipment, work practices, biological waste management issues, and zoonotic concerns when working with farm animals. For more information about this course, contact Bill Field (860-486-1376)

Time Location
SUMMER 2017 HuskyCT - online

 

HuskyCT on-line training requires pre-registration - click on the class title to "Sign-On" and allow up to 3 business days for HuskyCT access. The date above signifies the last date allowed to complete training for this session. Please allow up to 3 days for your EHS history to be updated upon completion of your on-line training.

Biological Safety Considerations in Research With Fish or Amphibians in the Field or the Lab (HuskyCT)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Staff, students and volunteers working with fish or amphibians in the field or in the lab on approved protocols.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Topics discussed include: Principles of biosafety, regulatory considerations, biosafety levels, engineering controls, work practices, personal protective equipment, and zoonotic concerns working with fish or amphibians in field research or in the laboratory. Contact Bill Field (860-486-1376)

Time Location
SUMMER 2017 HuskyCT - online

 

HuskyCT on-line training requires pre-registration - click on the class title to "Sign-On" and allow up to 3 business days for HuskyCT access. The date above signifies the last date allowed to complete training for this session. Please allow up to 3 days for your EHS history to be updated upon completion of your on-line training.

Biological Safety Considerations: Human Subjects (HuskyCT)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Faculty, staff and students who conduct research with human subjects but do not collect blood or tissue samples. For example, studies involving EEG or similar devices; studies that collect saliva samples.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Topics in this awareness training include syringe disposal requirements, cleaning and disinfecting equipment, personal protective equipment and general safety practices.

Time Location
SUMMER 2017 HuskyCT - online

 

Contact Bill Field at 486-3613 to request department specific sessions (groups of 10 or more persons).

Biological Safety in Animal Research

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Laboratory personnel who work with research animals.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Topics discussed include principles/concepts of biosafety, agent classes and safety levels, engineering controls, personal protection equipment, work practices, biological agent use and transport information and biological waste management issues. For more information about this course, contact Bill Field (860-486-1376)

Day Date Time Location
Wednesday 2017-08-23 10:00 - 12:00 noon EHS 118
Tuesday 2017-09-12 10:00 - 12:00 noon EHS 118
Wednesday 2017-10-04 2:00 - 4:00 PM EHS 118
Wednesday 2017-11-08 10:00 - 12:00 noon EHS 118
Tuesday 2017-12-05 2:00 - 4:00 PM EHS 118

 

HuskyCT on-line training requires pre-registration - click on the class title to "Sign-On" and allow up to 3 business days for HuskyCT access. The date above signifies the last date allowed to complete training for this session. Please allow up to 3 days for your EHS history to be updated upon completion of your on-line training.

Biological Safety in Field Research - BIRDS (HuskyCt)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Staff, students and volunteers working with wild birds in the field on approved protocols.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: COURSE DESCRIPTION: Topics discussed include: Principles of biosafety, regulatory considerations, biosafety levels, engineering controls, work practices, personal protective equipment, and zoonotic concerns working with wild birds in field research. Contact Bill Field (860-486-1376)

Time Location
SUMMER 2017 HuskyCT - online

 

Contact David Cavallaro at 486-3613 to request department specific sessions (groups of 10 or more persons).

Biosafety - General Training

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Research and clinical laboratory personnel who work with biological agents and materials. Any member of the University community may attend.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Topics discussed include principles/concepts of biosafety, biological agent use, agent classification and safety levels, engineering controls, personal protection equipment, work practices, biomedical waste definitions, transport information and biosecurity. For more information about this course, contact David Cavallaro (860-486-3180)

Day Date Time Location
Wednesday 2017-09-06 1:30 - 3:30 PM EHS 118
Wednesday 2017-10-04 9:00 - 11:00 AM EHS 118
Tuesday 2017-11-14 9:00 - 11:00 AM EHS 118

 

Biosafety - General Training (HuskyCT)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Research and clinical laboratory personnel who work with biological agents and materials. Any member of the University community may attend.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Topics discussed include principles/concepts of biosafety, biological agent use, agent classification and safety levels, engineering controls, personal protection equipment, work practices, biomedical waste definitions, transport information and biosecurity. For more information about this course,contact David Cavallaro (860-486-3180)

Time Location
SUMMER 2017 HuskyCT - online

 

HuskyCT on-line training requires pre-registration - click on the class title to "Sign-On" and allow up to 3 business days for HuskyCT access. The date above signifies the last date allowed to complete training for this session. Please allow up to 3 days for your EHS history to be updated upon completion of your on-line training.

Biosafety Awareness (HuskyCT)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Department of Residential Life, Resident Assistants.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The class provides information about potential biological hazards present in residence halls. Topics include: identifying a biological hazard, exposure reduction strategies, engineering controls, work practices and RA responsibilities relating to biological hazards. For more information about this course, contact David Cavallaro (860-486-2436)

Time Location
Fall 2017 HuskyCT - online

 

Contact David Cavallaro at 860-486-3180 to request department specific sessions (groups of 10 or more persons).

Bloodborne Pathogens (Initial)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: New hire clinical or research laboratory employees and current employees whose department has determined that they are occupationally exposed to human blood, body fluids or other potentially infectious materials in their work environment.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This class fulfills the training requirement of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard, 29CFR 1910.1030.Topics covered include epidemiology and symptoms of bloodborne pathogens, exposure reduction strategies, engineering controls, personal protective equipment, work practices and others required by the standard. Attendance at this Initial classroom setting is the prerequisite for annual retraining. For more information about this course, contact David Cavallaro (860-486-3180)

Day Date Time Location
Thursday 2017-09-14 9:00 - 10:30 AM EHS 118
Wednesday 2017-10-11 2:00 - 3:30 PM EHS 118
Tuesday 2017-11-07 2:00 - 3:30 PM EHS 118
Wednesday 2017-12-13 9:00 - 10:30 AM EHS 118

 

HuskyCT on-line training requires pre-registration - click on the class title to "Sign-On" and allow up to 3 business days for HuskyCT access. The date above signifies the last date allowed to complete training for this session. Please allow up to 3 days for your EHS history to be updated upon completion of your on-line training.

Bloodborne Pathogens (Retraining HuskyCT)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Current occupationally exposed clinical or research employees who wish to fulfill their annual bloodborne pathogens retraining requirements.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Bloodborne Pathogens Initial and/or previous annual retraining. This class fulfills the annual training requirement of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard, 29CFR 1910.1030.Topics covered include epidemiology and symptoms of bloodborne pathogens, exposure reduction strategies, engineering controls, personal protective equipment, work practices and others required by the standard. For more information about this course, contact David Cavallaro (860-486-3180)

Time Location
SUMMER 2017 HuskyCT - online

 

Contact David Cavallaro at 486-3613 to request department specific sessions (groups of 10 or more persons).

Bloodborne Pathogens (Retraining)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Current occupationally exposed clinical or research employees who wish to fulfill their annual bloodborne pathogens retraining requirements.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Prerequisite: Bloodborne Pathogens Initial and/or previous annual retraining. This class fulfills the annual training requirement of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard, 29CFR 1910.1030.Topics covered include epidemiology and symptoms of bloodborne pathogens, exposure reduction strategies, engineering controls, personal protective equipment, work practices and others required by the standard. This training is also available as a web based course; see Bloodborne Pathogens Retraining HuskyCT. For more information about this course, contact David Cavallaro (860-486-3180)

Day Date Time Location
Monday 2017-09-18 2:00 - 3:00 PM EHS 118
Tuesday 2017-10-24 9:00 - 10:00 AM EHS 118
Thursday 2017-11-16 2:00 - 3:00 PM EHS 118
Wednesday 2017-12-20 2:00 - 3:00 PM EHS 118

 

HuskyCT on-line training requires pre-registration - click on the class title to "Sign-On" and allow up to 3 business days for HuskyCT access. The date above signifies the last date allowed to complete training for this session. Please allow up to 3 days for your EHS history to be updated upon completion of your on-line training.

Clean Air Device Training (HuskyCT)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Anyone who uses clean air devices including tissue culture hoods and clean benches.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Learn about the classes and categories of devices and their appropriate uses in a research environment. For more information about this course, contact David Cavallaro (860-486-3180)

Time Location
SUMMER 2017 HuskyCT - online

 

Contact David Cavallaro at 486-3180 to request department specific sessions (groups of 10 or more persons).

Shipping and Transportation of Biological Agents

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Anyone shipping biological materials. These materials include microorganisms, genetic elements, tissue samples and biological products.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This class will prepare you to classify, package, label and document your biological materials shipments according to Department of Transportation and IATA Dangerous Goods regulations. This class also provides information about shipping your samples with dry ice. Training must be completed every two years or when regulations change. For more information about this course, contact David Cavallaro (860-486-3180)

Day Date Time Location
Tuesday 2017-09-12 2:00 - 4:00 PM EHS 118
Thursday 2017-10-12 10:00 am - 12:00 NOON EHS 118
Wednesday 2017-11-01 2:00 - 4:00 PM EHS 118
Tuesday 2017-12-05 10:00 am - 12:00 NOON EHS 118