Welcome to Environmental Health & Safety Training at Boston University. BU Environmental Health & Safety (EHSEnvironmental Health & Safety) is comprised several divisions, each of which offers extensive training and resources to the Boston University and Boston Medical Center communities. The programs are designed to promote safe practices in the workplace while also fulfilling regulatory requirements.

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Research Safety Training

The Research Safety Division provides training on a frequent basis which encompasses many different topics as they apply to specific laboratory spaces and the types of work being conducted. For additional information concerning Research Safety, please visit the Research Safety page.

 

Training applies for both BUMCBoston University Medical Campus & CRCCharles River Campus.

The principal investigator (PIPrincipal Investigator View Boston University's policy on...) is responsible for either conducting or ensuring this training is provided to members of his/her laboratory prior to an individual beginning work with hazardous biological agents. If the PI does not conduct the training, the Research Occupational Health Program (ROHPResearch Occupational Health Program ROHP is part of the ...) may be requested to provide this training.

Topics covered by this training are subject to Institutional Biosafety Committee requirements. Complete initial health clearance forms by ROHP.

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Location: Various locations; please contact ROHP for further information.

Audience: Persons working with specific biological agents, as required by the IBCInstitutional Biosafety Committee The IBC is an instituti...

Duration: 30–60 minutes

When Offered: Upon request of the Institutional Biosafety Committee

Teaching Medium: Online and/or lecture with PowerPoint, individual interaction

Prerequisite: Laboratory Safety Training for Researchers, Institutional Biosafety Committee Approval

Registration Notes: As of June 2011, Francisella Tularensis training is available via RIMS. As of November 2011, Tuberculosis (TB) training is available via RIMS

How Often: As required by the Institutional Biosafety Committee

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

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Location: Online

Audience: Anybody that uses anesthetic gases in their research

Duration: 30 minutes

When Offered: Anytime online (in-person training sessions offered by request to EHS)

Teaching Medium: Online

Prerequisite: None

How Often: As necessary (optional course)

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

Autoclave Safety training is for those personnel who operate any type of autoclave in their research or clinical laboratory. This training must be completed by all personnel (faculty, staff, animal technicians, students, trainees, visitors) who will operate an autoclave. Topics that will be addressed include potential hazards, required PPE, safe practices, emergency management, and other required information.

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Location: Various locations

Audience: Students, faculty, and staff who use autoclaves for research and clinical laboratories or research support.

Duration: 1 hour (30–40 minutes lecture and 10 minutes for questions & answers)

When Offered: 2 to 3 times a month

Teaching Medium: Lecture

Prerequisite: Laboratory Safety Training

How Often: The in-person training will be a one-time training with an annual online refresher coming soon.

Training applies for BUMC only.

Biosafety Level 3 training is for those personnel working in Biosafety Level 3 laboratories. This training must be completed by all personnel (faculty, staff, animal technicians, students, trainees, visitors) who will work with BSL-3 agents. Topics that will be addressed include operations, required PPE, procedures, emergency management, and other required information.

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Location: Online

Audience: Persons working in Biosafety Level 3 laboratories

Duration: Various times

When Offered: Upon request of the Institutional Biosafety Committee

Teaching Medium: Online

Prerequisite: Laboratory Safety Training; Institutional Biosafety Committee Approval

How Often: Annually

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

Laboratory Safety Training for Researchers is now offered two ways—classroom or online. Personnel can choose to attend either.

The objective of this training is to provide appropriate persons with the tools and knowledge to work safely in or around a laboratory setting. Information in this module is universal to all labs at BU and BUMC.

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Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

Laboratory Safety Training for Researchers is now offered two waysclassroom or online. Personnel can choose to attend either.

The objective of this training is to provide appropriate persons with the tools and knowledge to work safely in or around a laboratory setting. Information in this module is universal to all labs at BU and BUMC.

Set up in modules so that personnel can take the portions that apply to their work and type of laboratory. You only need to take the modules pertaining to your work and the type of lab in which you work. For more information, see the Online Training Tutorial.

The following modules are currently available:

  • Universal Lab Safety Training
  • Biosafety Level 1 and 2 Training
  • Chemical Safety Training
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Training
  • PI Training Module
  • LSCLaboratory Safety Committee Training Module

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Location: Various locations; contact EHS

Audience: Principal investigators, lab safety coordinators, and all personnel (faculty, staff, students, trainees, visitors) who will work with biological agents

Duration: 1.5 hours

When Offered:Typically once or twice monthly. View schedule below.

Teaching Medium: Lecture, PowerPoint

Prerequisite: None

Registration Contact: Email EHS; call BU Medical Campus (BUMC) and Boston Medical Center (BMC): 617-638-8830; call Charles River Campus (CRC): 617-353-4094

How Often: Required annually

Location: Online

Audience: Principal investigators, lab safety coordinators, and all personnel (faculty, staff, students, trainees, visitors) who will work with biological agents

Duration: Varies

When Offered: Ongoing

Teaching Medium: Lecture, PowerPoint

Prerequisite: None

How Often: Required annually

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

Boston University and Boston Medical Center often host summer programs that allow students to work in BU or BMC research or teaching laboratories. This offering of Laboratory Safety Training is customized to each program’s specific curriculum. Topics may include chemical and biological safety, fire and life safety, emergency management, waste management, and other information based on the program’s unique needs.

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Location: Various locations; contact EHS

Audience: Students enrolled in various summer programs

Duration: 0.5–1.5 hours

When Offered: Beginning of summer program

Teaching Medium: Lecture with PowerPoint

Prerequisite: None

Registration Contact: Arranged by Summer Coordinators.
Charles River Campus (CRC): 617-353-4094
Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC): 617-638-8830

Training applies for BUMC only.

NEIDL General Orientation is required for all unescorted personnel entering the NEIDL. In addition, both CPR and First Aid/AED Certifications are required in order to maintain unescorted access privileges and can be obtained through BU Fitrec. For more information about the NEIDL and its training program, please visit the NEIDL website.

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Location: NEIDLNational Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories The NE... (620 Albany St.)

Audience: All persons with unescorted access to NEIDL

Duration: 2 hours

When Offered: Fourth Thursday of every month, 1–3 p.m.

Teaching Medium: Lecture

Prerequisite: Clearances as required by BU Public Safety Personnel Suitability Policy

Registration Contact: Contact Environmental Health & Safety at 617-638-8837 or oehs@bu.edu to request registration information.

How Often: Once, prior to unescorted access approval.

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

The rDNA/IBC Policies Training is required for all PIs listed on an active IBC protocol and all individuals listed on an active IBC protocol involving recombinant or synthetic nucleic acids. A score of 100% or higher is required to pass this quiz and to get credit for completing this training. BioRAFT will prompt you to retake the questions with incorrect answers until you reach a score of 100%.

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Location: Online

Audience: All principal investigators with IBC protocols will be expected to complete this annual training and quiz as part of their yearly update process.

Duration: 1 hour

When Offered: Ongoing

Teaching Medium: Online

Prerequisite: Laboratory Safety Training for Researchers, Institutional Biosafety Committee Approval

How Often: Annual as part of yearly update

Training applies for BUMC only.

Select-agent training is offered to persons working with Biological Select Agents or Toxins, as required by the Boston University Select Agent program. EHS provides Select Agent training upon request that must be completed by all personnel (faculty, staff, animal technicians, students, trainees, visitors) prior to receiving privileges to order, store, or use select agents. The training will cover topics including information on the hazards of specific select agents and the rules and regulations governing the use of these agents.

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Location: Online

Audience: Persons working with select agents, as required by the select agent RO

Duration: Various times

When Offered: As required by the select agent responsible official

Teaching Medium: Online

Prerequisite: Authorization to use select agents by the select agent responsible official; Laboratory Safety Training for Researchers

How Often: Annually

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

Shipping biologicals training is offered to persons who will be packaging or shipping biohazardous materials, including human or animal specimens of a research or clinical nature (including Select Agents). This training will cover topics including packaging, labeling, and documenting biohazardous shipments.

If you are planning to ship materials other than biologicals from your laboratory, EHS staff members must ship the materials for you.

Information on how to proceed with shipment of various materials can be accessed here.

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Location: Various locations; contact EHS

Audience: Any person who packages or offers for shipment biohazardous materials

Duration: 3 hours

When Offered: Monthly, or on request (for groups of at least 5 people)

Teaching Medium: Lecture, individual interaction, hands-on training

Prerequisite: None

Charles River Campus Locations:

  • BRB 113/115: 5 Cummington Mall Boston, MA 02215
  • LSEB 103: 24 Cummington Mall Boston, MA 02215
  • PHO 901: 8 St. Mary’s Street Boston, MA 02215 (9th Fl.)

Medical Campus Locations:

  • 670 Albany Street (aka BioSquare III) Room 107/108: 670 Albany Street Boston, MA 02118
  • L112/L301: Instructional (L) Building (1st Fl.) Boston, MA 02118
  • R-115: Houseman Research Building (R-Bldg) Boston, MA 02118
  • X -714/715 Evans Biomedical Research Center (X-Building): 650 Albany Street Boston, MA 02118

How Often: Every 2 years

Medical Physics & Radiation Safety Training

Radioisotopes Training

All individuals who will work in or frequent any area where radioactive material is used or stored must receive radiation safety training. Discussion topics include the concept of ionizing radiation; units of radioactivity and radiation; the biological effects of radiation; maximum permissible exposures for workers and the general public; measurement and control of radiation; radiation survey and detection techniques; radiological emergency response procedures; radioactive waste disposal; safe radioactive material handling techniques; delegation and authority for regulatory compliance; and requirements of the campus radiation safety program.

 

Training applies for both BUMC and CRC.

Basic Radiation safety training and test are required for all users of radioisotopes at Boston University/Boston Medical Center. There are two parts to Basic Radiation Safety Training. Part One consists of the power point presentation and quiz. Once you have completed Part One, the Department of Medical Physics and Radiation Safety (DMPRS) will contact you to schedule Part Two of the training. Part Two will consist of 15-30 minutes practical exercise which will cover Radiation Detection Equipment (i.e. Geiger counter). If you have any additional questions regarding this training please contact the DMPRS: 617-638-7052.

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Training is valid for two years.

Location: Part I and quiz: online

Part II at CRC or BUMC, based on participant’s location and preference

Audience: Radioisotope permit holders, radioisotope laboratory supervisors, radioisotope users

Duration: Part I: as needed / Part II: 20 minutes

When Offered: Offered every two weeks on Tuesday and Wednesday 1:30–4:30

Teaching Medium: In-person multimedia presentation

Prerequisite: None

How Often: Once, then take Radiation Safety Training (Refresher) course every other year (biennially).

Training applies for both BUMC and CRC.

Radiation Refresher Training is given biennially (every other year) to personnel who have completed the initial Basic Radiation Safety Training program to stay current with University and regulatory requirements. Topics include proper survey technique, emergency procedures, ordering and waste protocol, and recent changes to the Radiation Protection program.

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Location: Online

Audience: Radioisotope permit holders, radioisotope laboratory supervisors, radioisotope users

Duration: 30 minutes

When Offered: Ongoing

Teaching Medium: Online multimedia presentation

Prerequisite: Basic Radiation Safety Training

How Often: Every other year (biennially)

Laser Safety Trainings

All individuals who will work with or frequent any area where Class 3b or Class 4 lasers are used must receive Laser Safety Training. Training is available online via BioRAFT. Departments may periodically schedule in-person training sessions to accommodate a larger number of laser users.

 

Training applies for both BUMC and CRC.

Laser Safety Training is a mandatory training for Class 3b and Class 4 laser users. The training reviews general knowledge in lasers, laser safety concepts, and laser safety standards.

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Location: Online

Audience: All laser users

Duration: 90 minutes

When Offered: Ongoing

Teaching Medium: Online multimedia

Prerequisite: None

How Often: Initial; and then every other year (biennially)

Laser Safety Refresher Training is given biennially to personnel who have completed initial Laser Safety Training to stay current with University and regulatory requirements. Training is available via your BioRAFT training profile.

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Other Medical Physics & Radiation Safety Trainings

 

Training applies for both BUMC and CRC.

Analytical X-Ray Safety is a mandatory training for users of analytical X-ray machines that address the safe operation of the equipment and radiation safety topics.

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Location: Online

Audience: 7 West Nursing staff working with I-131 and implant therapy patients

Duration: 90 minutes

When Offered: On going

Teaching Medium: Online multimedia presentation

Prerequisite: None

How Often: Once

Training applies for both BUMC and CRC.

The Declared Pregnant Radiation Worker Consultation is a service offered by the Department of Medical Physics And Radiation Safety (DMPRS) for pregnant personnel who wish to declare their pregnancy. To Declare your pregnancy please visit the the Pregnancy Declaration Page.

Training applies for both BUMC and CRC.

Facilities Radiation Awareness Training is a mandatory safety training for Boston University and Boston Medical Center facilities personnel. This training will cover topics including identifying tasks that require Radiation Protection Office review prior to initiation.

Registration: Contact Medical Physics & Radiation Safety Office: 617-638-7052

Location: Radiation Protection Office—Evans Basement

Audience: Facilities personnel for BU and BMC

Duration: 1 hour

When Offered: By appointment

Teaching Medium: In-person multimedia presentation

Pre-requisite: None

How Often: Required annually

Training applies for both BUMC and CRC.

Housekeeping Radiation Awareness Training is a mandatory safety training for housekeeping personnel. The topics discussed in this training consist of information regarding Boston University’s radiation license, programs, uses of radiation, awareness of postings and labels found in research labs and around campus, and recognition of patient waste containing radioactive material.

Registration: Contact Medical Physics & Radiation Safety Office: 617-638-7052

Location: Radiation Protection Office—Evans Basement

Audience: Housekeeping personnel for BU and BMC

Duration: 30-45 minutes

When Offered: By appointment

Teaching Medium: In-person multimedia presentation

Prerequisite: None

How Often: Required annually

Training applies for both BUMC and CRC.

Irradiator User Training is a mandatory training for users seeking unescorted privileges that consists of a review of irradiator use, safety, and emergency procedures.

Registration: Contact Medical Physics & Radiation Safety Office: 617-638-7052

Location: Radiation Protection Office—Evans Basement

Audience: Irradiator users seeking unescorted access

Duration: 15–30 minutes

When Offered: By appointment

Teaching Medium: In-person multimedia presentation

Prerequisite: None

How Often: Required annually

Training applies for both BUMC and CRC.

MRI Safety Training is for physicians, technologists, and nurses who work with or come in contact with MRI equipment. This strongly recommended training reviews MRI safety topics and issues for patients and staff. It also provides 1 credit toward ASRT continuing education requirements.

Registration: Contact Medical Physics & Radiation Safety Office: 617-638-7052

Location: By appointment

Audience: MRI personnel (lab staff, physicians, technologists, nurses)

Duration: 30–45 minutes

When Offered: By appointment

Teaching Medium: In-person multimedia presentation

Prerequisite: None

How Often: Required annually

Training applies for both BUMC and CRC.

This strongly recommended course is provided to those individuals that are new to Boston University. These individuals may work with radioactive materials, or work in areas which may contain radioactive materials. The objectives of this course is to inform the participants about the Boston University Radiation Protection Program, including information about the license, programs, uses of radiation, as well as some of the postings and labels that may be encountered throughout the campus.

Registration: Contact Medical Physics & Radiation Safety Office: 617-638-7052

Location: Varied

Audience: New students working with or in areas with radioactive materials

Duration: 30–35 minutes

When Offered: September Orientation

Teaching Medium: In-person multimedia presentation, Q&A, and hands-on component(s)

Prerequisite: None

How Often: Once

 

Training applies for both BUMC and CRC.

Public Safety Radiation Training is a mandatory training for public safety personnel. This training consists of information regarding Boston University’s radiation license, programs, and use of radiation, along with awareness of postings and labels found in research laboratories and other areas around campus.

Registration: Contact Medical Physics & Radiation Safety Office: 617-638-7052

Location: Radiation Protection Office—Evans Basement or BMC Power Plant

Audience: Public Safety personnel

Duration: 30–45 minutes

When Offered: By appointment

Teaching Medium: In-person multimedia presentation

Prerequisite: None

How Often: Required annually

Campus and Clinical Safety Training

 

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

Asbestos Awareness training is provided to those employees whom during the course of their employment may potentially come in contact with materials that contain asbestos. This training is a general awareness training to inform employees of the health effects associated with asbestos exposures, identification of locations and building materials that may contain asbestos, procedures/controls set in place to protect employees from exposures to asbestos, and who to contact in the event they have questions concerning asbestos.

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Location: Various locations; contact EHS

Audience: BU and BUMC employees

Duration: 2 hours

When Offered: Various times; contact EHS

Teaching Medium: Classroom

Prerequisite: None

Registration Contact: Email EHS; call Medical Campus (BUMC) and Boston Medical Center (BMC): 617-638-8830; call Charles River Campus (CRC): 617-353-4094

How Often: Required annually

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

The objective of this training is to provide appropriate persons with the tools and knowledge to work safely in or around a laboratory setting. Information in this module is universal to all labs at BU and BUMC.

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Location: Various locations; contact EHS

Audience: Employees potentially exposed to blood-borne pathogens any time during their employment

Duration: 1 hour

When Offered: Various times; contact EHS

Teaching Medium: Classroom

Prerequisite: None

Registration Contact: Email EHS or Medical Campus (BUMC) and Boston Medical Center (BMC): 617-638-8830; Charles River Campus (CRC): 617-353-4094

How Often: Required annually

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

This class focuses on the proper function of the Boston University Lockout/Tagout program. The training provides the knowledge and skills required for the safe application, use, and removal of the energy lockout/tagout devices to ensure isolation of hazardous energy sources. Authorized employees will be able to identify and control hazardous energy sources using the methods of lockout/tagout conveyed within the training session. Affected employees are instructed in the purpose and use of the hazardous energy control procedure.

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Location: Various locations, contact EHS

Audience: Employees required to perform lockout/tagout (Authorized), employees whom may be present within an area during a lockout/tagout (Affected)

Duration: 1 hour

When Offered: Various times, contact EHS

Teaching Medium: Classroom

Prerequisite: None

Registration Contact: Email EHS or Medical Campus (BUMC) and Boston Medical Center (BMC): 617-638-8830; Charles River Campus (CRC): 617-353-4094

How Often: Initial assignment or whenever determined necessary by EHS

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

This class focuses on Emergency Action Plans (EAP). The EAP includes reporting fires and any other emergencies that might arise within the workplace, and clearly identifies emergency evacuation procedures including the type of evacuation, proper exit route assignments, designated meeting area assignments, and emergency contact information.

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Location: Various locations, contact EHS

Audience: All BU and BMC employees

Duration: 30 minutes

When Offered: Various times, contact EHS

Teaching Medium: Classroom

Prerequisite: None

Registration Contact: Email EHS or Medical Campus (BUMC) and Boston Medical Center (BMC): 617-638-8830; Charles River Campus (CRC): 617-353-4094

How Often: Required annually

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) training is provided to inform employees of the hazards that are presented when working with or around hazardous chemicals. This training provides the necessary information to inform employees about the hazards that are presented to them in relation to the chemicals within their site-specific workplace. Information is provided on how to control those hazards by means of administrative controls (e.g., using alternative nontoxic chemicals), engineering controls (e.g., local ventilation), work practice controls (e.g., properly labeling containers), as well as, personal protective equipment that should be worn.

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Location: Various locations; contact EHS

Audience: All workplaces containing chemicals

Duration: 1 hour

When Offered: Various times; contact EHS

Teaching Medium: Classroom

Prerequisite: None

Registration Contact: Email EHS or Medical Campus (BUMC) and Boston Medical Center (BMC): 617-638-8830; Charles River Campus (CRC): 617-353-4094

How Often: Required annually

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

Powered Industrial Trucks are commonly referred to as forklifts and lift trucks. They are primarily used to help move heavy materials. Only trained personnel are allowed to operate these trucks and employees must be properly trained and certified by their organizations. Environmental Health & Safety provides training to those employees that may operate a forklift.

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Location: Various locations, contact EHS

Audience: All BU and BUMC employees

Duration: 1 hour

When Offered: Various times, contact EHS

Teaching Medium: Classroom

Prerequisite: None

Registration Contact: Email EHS or Medical Campus (BUMC) and Boston Medical Center (BMC): 617-638-8830; Charles River Campus (CRC): 617-353-4094

How Often: Upon initial arrival

Training applies for BUMC only.

This course provides an overview of policies and procedures necessary for the hospital environment. Formerly titled Hospital Safety & Infection Control.

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Location: Online

Audience: BU staff working at BMC only

Duration: Self-paced

Teaching Medium: Online

Prerequisite: Course material is found on RIMS. It may also be useful to review the following BMC Policies & Procedures:

How Often: Required annually

Controlled Substance Training

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.Controlled substance training is meant for those who which to conduct research with controlled substances (CS). This program is subject to extensive Federal and Massachusetts (MA) law. Strict record keeping and security measures are required for all aspects of receipt, use, storage and disposal.

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Location: Various locations; contact CSP@bu.edu

Audience: All individuals who have access/contact with controlled substances as used in animal-based or “bench” (non-animal) research. Human/clinical research is excluded.

Duration: 15–60 minutes

When Offered: Upon request

Teaching Medium: Controlled Substances website, individual interaction

Prerequisite: Lab Safety Training

Registration Contact: Email CSP@bu.edu; phone: 617-638-4510

How Often: Upon initial assignment, upon registration

Environmental & Waste Management Training

 

Training applies for BUMC only.

Department of Transportation (DOT) Training for Biological Waste Generators is offered to custodial leads from BUMC and BMC or any person who signs biological waste shipping papers. This training will cover topics including proper packaging, storage, and documentation of biological wastes.

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Location: Custodial offices

Audience: Custodial leads from BUMC and BMC. Any additional personnel who sign biological waste shipping papers.

Duration: 1 hour

When Offered: Various times; contact EHS

Teaching Medium: Classroom

Prerequisite: None

Registration Contact: Email EHS or Medical Campus (BUMC) and Boston Medical Center (BMC): 617-638-8830; Charles River Campus (CRC): 617-353-4094

How Often: Every 3 years

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

Hazardous Waste Management is offered to staff, faculty, and students who generate or supervise someone who generates hazardous waste. This training will cover topics including: identifying hazardous chemical waste, how to accumulate hazardous chemical waste, labeling of hazardous chemical waste, segregation of hazardous chemical waste, disposal of hazardous chemical waste, and emergency management.

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Location: Various locations; contact EHS

Audience: All staff, faculty, and students who generate (or supervise those who generate) hazardous chemical waste.

Duration: 1 hour

When Offered: Various times; contact EHS

Teaching Medium: Lecture

Prerequisite: None

Registration Contact: Email EHS or Medical Campus (BUMC) and Boston Medical Center (BMC): 617-638-8830; Charles River Campus (CRC): 617-353-4094

How Often: Required annually

Training applies for both BUMC & CRC.

Oil & Waste Management Training is offered to Facilities Management department personnel. This training covers topics including processes for preventing and responding to oil spills and proper management of regulated wastes common to Facilities Management operations.

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Location: Various locations; contact EHS

Audience: Facilities Management personnel

Duration: 1 hour

When Offered: Various times; contact EHS

Teaching Medium: Lecture

Prerequisite: None

Registration Contact: Email EHS or Medical Campus (BUMC) and Boston Medical Center (BMC): 617-638-8830; Charles River Campus (CRC): 617-353-4094

How Often: Required annually

Training applies for BUMC only.

Pharmaceutical Waste Management is offered to BMC pharmacists (lecture format) and BMC nursing staff (internet format) in select areas. This training will cover topics including identification and the segregation and management of pharmaceutical wastes.

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Location: Pharmacies, BMC

Audience: BMC pharmacists and nursing staff in select areas.

Duration: 1 hour

When Offered: Various times; contact EHS

Teaching Medium: Computer or lecture

Prerequisite: None

Registration Contact: Email EHS or Medical Campus (BUMC) and Boston Medical Center (BMC): 617-638-8830; Charles River Campus (CRC): 617-353-4094

How Often: Required annually

Emergency Management Training


Everyone in the Boston University (BU) Community should be familiar with basic emergency response, initial actions to take, and who to notify. The Managing Emergencies Online Training is a highly interactive training broken down into two courses:

  • Managing Emergencies (BU Community)
  • Managing Emergencies for Command Staff and Crisis Action Teams

Managing Emergencies Online Training