What trainings do I need to have completed to be eligible for BSL-2 Refresher or Lab Safety Refresher?

Posted: April 2, 2020 at 3:11 pm

For BSL-2 Refresher: You must have completed BSL-2 Orientation and Laboratory Safety Orientation, or completed BSL-2 Biosafety Refresher within the past 12 months to be eligible to take the refresher course. If you have passed the 12-month deadline, you must register for the full orientation class again. If you are not sure if you are […]

I have a group of students or employees who require training. Can we arrange a training session just for our group? If so, how do we go about getting one organized?

Posted: April 2, 2020 at 3:10 pm, Last Updated: July 26, 2022 at 3:21 pm

Sure! We always recommend checking our routine training schedule to see if there are any upcoming trainings with enough open seats to accommodate your group. If there are no classes with schedules that meet everyone’s needs, please submit a Group Training Request form.

What if I received safety training from a previous employer?

Posted: April 2, 2020 at 2:43 pm

Because programs can change slightly from organization to organization based on the way that each organization goes about satisfying a state or federal regulation, all employees and students that conduct activities that require training must attend the relevant George Mason University training program even if training was acquired from a previous employer or organization.

How frequently is training required?

Posted: April 2, 2020 at 2:42 pm

The frequency of training depends on the training program. Most training programs require an initial training and retraining thereafter is required every one to three years. Contact EHS for additional information on training and retraining requirements or visit the EHS training page.

What safety training programs are offered and how do I sign up for training?

Posted: April 2, 2020 at 2:41 pm, Last Updated: June 29, 2022 at 10:49 am

EHS offers a variety of safety trainings. A calendar of upcoming training sessions is available here. You can register for classes online. Please note that we are modifying our training registration system. Training registration will be available August 1, 2020. Thank you for your patience. For more information on training programs visit the EHS training […]