Training Requirements for the Clinical Work Environment

Environmental Health and Safety’s Walk-Around Worksite Checklist for the Clinical Work Environment

This checklist should be completed your first day on the job.  The checklist serves as a tool for basic safety information specific to your environment and location.  It familiarizes clinical faculty/staff with essential emergency information, important safety documents in the workplace, basic biosafety/infection control, chemical safety, radiation safety, and other clinical worksite considerations.

Fundamentals of Clinic Safety (PeopleSoft Online)

This is a required online training module which identifies the responsibility WFUHS has to provide employees with a safe and healthful workplace.  Communication about hazardous chemicals is an important part of this responsibility.  This training helps to identify important safety issues surrounding chemicals such as exposures, health hazards, personal protective equipment (PPE), Material Safety Data Sheets, and chemical labeling systems.

Infection Control for Clinical Personnel (Classroom)

This class is required for all clinical staff.  It is an in-depth, one hour class that discusses communicable diseases, prevention approaches, injury reporting, bloodborne pathogens, and the use of safer devices. A Certificate of Completion will be granted after this training is completed and credit will be given for this class.

For anyone who ships diagnostic specimens and/or infectious substances, the following class is required:

Shipping of Infectious Substances Under IATA (Classroom)

This training is designed for any individuals who package and ship diagnostic specimens and/or infectious substances.  The class demonstrates the proper way to package these substances according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and US Department of Transportation (DOT). The class is offered on a quarterly basis.  Recurrent training is required every two years.

Last Updated: 10-29-2013
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