Online Training

The courses that are available on-line include:
  • Lab Safety - Chemical Hazards (ELS 002)
  • Lab Safety - Formaldehyde (ELS 009)
  • Lab Safety - Methylene Chloride (ELS 010) (coming soon)
  • Laboratory Safety Coordinator (ELS 015)
  • Laboratory Supervisor Safety (ELS 017)
  • Lab Safety - Biological Hazards Refresher (ELS 020)
  • Nitric Acid Safety and Security (ELS 024)
  • Hazardous Waste (ENV 001)
  • Regulated Medical Waste (ENV 005)
  • Universal Waste Management (ENV 006)
  • Signing a Regulated Medical Waste Manifest (ENV 012)
  • Bloodborne Pathogens (EOS 004)
  • Hazard Communication/RTK (EOS 018)
  • Health and Safety in the Arts (EOS 022)
  • Machine Shop Safety (EOS 029)
  • Annual Radiation Refresher (ERS 002)
  • X-ray Diffraction Safety (ERS 006)
  • General Radiation Awareness (ERS 010)
  • Laser Safety (ERS 003)
  • Healthcare Hazard Communication/Right-to-Know and Fire Safety (EUH 004)
To complete the on-line course, you will need:
  1. NetID user name and password to access Blackboard (available through your SOLAR account).
  2. ENROLL in the on-line course to view the material. There is no fee to enroll in these classes.
  3. Successfully complete the quiz.
To access the courses:
  1. Go to
  2. Click <User Login> and enter your NetID username and password
  3. Click on the top tab <Courses>
  4. Click <Environmental Health and Safety> in the Course Catalog
  5. Click the arrow button to the right of the desired course ID, then select <Enroll>.
  6. Click <Submit> and <OK> to complete your self enrollment
  7. Follow the directions in "How to complete this course" on the left navigation bar within the course.
  8. Complete the "Satisfaction Survey" on the left navigation bar when you've completed the course.

Employee SOLAR accounts will be updated (For Employees - Learning and Development section) to include successful completion of the course. Everyone should print the "My Grades" page in the Blackboard course to document completion.

If you get an error message when you try to access the training presentation or the quiz, go back to the Course Catalog, and "Enroll" (Step 5.) Use the Blackboard help handout to guide you.

Contact Kim Gates ( or 632-3032) if you have any questions about accessing these on-line courses.

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