Review the Training Needs Assessment matrix to determine which courses may be required based on specific job tasks or hazards.

Unless otherwise indicated, training located at Environmental Health and Safety Training Room, 3630 East Campus Loop, Agriculture Warehouse 1 (EHS Office Building map).

Biosafety 100: Research Compliance (TAKE FIRST), Biosafety 101, Biosafety 201, and Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Instructor-led sessions are available. For questions or to set up a session contact EHS at 402.472.4925 or by e-mail.

Biosafety 100: Research Compliance, Biosafety 101, Biosafety 201, and Bloodborne Pathogens Training are available over the Internet.

Hands-on biosafety training sessions for small groups are available for these focused topics:

  • Biosafety Cabinet Operations (group limit of 2-4)
  • Biohazardous Spill clean-up (group limit of 8-10)
  • Proper donning/doffing of PPE (group limit of 20)
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Program (group limit of 50)

Additional custom topics may be available upon request.  Contact the UNL Biosafety Officer with inquiries (402.472.9554 or manderson11@unl.edu)

CORE - Injury & Illness Prevention Plan and Emergency Preparedness Training

Instructor-led sessions are available. For questions or to set up a session contact EHS at 402.472.4925 or by e-mail

Core Training is also available over the Internet

Radiation Safety Training for anyone planning to work with moisture gauges on or off UNL property

After taking the web-based Radiation Safety Basic Training and Radiation Safety Training for Gauge Users, please complete the required Portable Gauge Use AU Training - Part 2 Practical. Once the Practical training is complete fill out the Portable Gauge Use form and return to the Radiation Safety Office.

Radiation Safety Training for anyone planning to use Open-Source radioactive materials

After taking the web-based Radiation Safety Basic Training and Radiation Safety Open-Source Training, contact the Radiation Safety Office at 402.472.4925 or by email at rso@unl.edu to register for an Instructor-Led session to complete required training.

The Radiation Training & Experience History and Personal Dosimetry form will need to be submitted prior to registration for the Instructor-Led session.  The Declaration of Pregnancy form will need to be submitted if applicable.

Radiation Safety Training for anyone who wishes to work with radiation-generating devices that are not used in healing arts.

After taking the web-based Radiation Safety Basic Training and Radiation Safety Training for Non-Healing Arts X-Ray Users, please complete the required Radiation Safety Non-Healing Arts X-Ray Authorized User Training - Part 2 Practical.  Once the Practical training is complete fill out the Specific Training Form for Non-Healing Arts Radiation Generating Devices and return to Radiation Safety Office.  

Respiratory Protection Program Training for anyone required to use a respirator and in certain cases anyone who voluntarily uses a respirator.

After taking the web-based Respiratory Protection Program Training, contact EHS at 402.472.4925 or by email at ehs@unl.edu to discuss Medical Qualification requirements and register for the Instructor-Led Fit Test portion of required training. 

DOT/IATA Training (Shipment of Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods)

Training is required for all UNL employees upon initial assignment to prepare and ship packages that contain: Dry Ice (TAKE FIRST); Biological Substances, Category B and/or Patient Specimens; or Infectious Substances, Category A.

Infectious Substances, Category A, training MUST be taken initially in the Instructor-led format.

Dry Ice (TAKE FIRST) and Biological Substances, Category B and/or Patient Specimens Training is available in Intructor-led format upon request.

Contact EHS at 402.472.4925 or by email (ehs@unl.edu) to set up a training session or if you have questions on this topic.