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ESF Safety Class Signup Page

Step 1. Tell us who you are

If you are a UVM affiliate, enter your netID here. Please use jdoe, not john.doe:

If you are NOT a UVM affliate, enter your full name here:
and your email address here:

Select the sessions below you want to attend. You may sign up for as many as you like. For reference, you'll find course descriptions at the bottom of this page.

Step 2. Which class do you want to attend?

Biosafety for Work at BSL-2 Containment
(1.5 hours)

 Friday, December 12, 2014 at 09:30 AM
      (Stafford 410)


Compressed Gas Safety Training
(60 minutes)

 Friday, December 05, 2014 at 03:00 PM
      (Jeffords 118)


Emergency Response for Laboratory Workers
(1.5 hours)


Full Tuesday, December 02, 2014 at 01:30 PM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 09:00 AM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 01:30 PM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Friday, April 17, 2015 at 09:30 AM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 01:30 PM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at 01:30 PM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Friday, June 26, 2015 at 10:00 AM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 01:30 PM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 09:00 AM
      (Stafford building, room 410)


Keeping Your Lab Safe
(1.5 hours)


Full Thursday, December 04, 2014 at 01:30 PM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Thursday, January 08, 2015 at 01:30 PM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Wednesday, February 04, 2015 at 01:30 PM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 09:00 AM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Wednesday, April 08, 2015 at 10:00 AM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Friday, May 08, 2015 at 10:00 AM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 01:30 PM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 09:30 AM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Tuesday, July 07, 2015 at 09:30 AM
      (Stafford building, room 410)

 Friday, August 07, 2015 at 09:30 AM
      (Stafford building, room 410)


Step 3. Click here to sign-up

You will receive an e-mail confirming your registration.

Course Descriptions

Emergency Response for Laboratory Workers

This class is required for all UVM laboratory workers who work in UVM labs for 3 months or more. It describes how to identify, assess and respond to emergency situations in the laboratory.


Biosafety for Work at BSL-2 Containment course

This course is approximately 1.5 hrs long. The first half of the class consists of a review of the biosafety page of the 2010 monthly self-inspection cards and most prominent biosafety related issues found in BSL-2 containment laboratories on the UVM campus. The second half of the course is dedicated to a group biological risk assessment scenario.

Course Pre-requisites

Students are expected to have completed the following Environmental Safety on-line trainings:

1) Basic laboratory biosafety 2) Safe use of biosafety cabinets 3) Biowaste management procedures and 4) Safety around bloodborne pathogens.

Students will also be expected to have a familiarity with the UVM monthly laboratory self-inspection card set.


Keeping Your Lab Safe

This course reviews the best laboratory safety practices outlined in the UVM laboratory self inspection card and provides tips and tricks for making part of your everyday lab work.

You can see details of UVM's Laboratory Safety training program here.