EHS Training

EHS training raises awareness of safe work practices, which is vital to preventing work-related injuries and keeping Sun Devils safe.

This web page will assist with determining your training requirements and provide direct access to ASU Career EDGE for registration, enrollment and transcript history.

Career EDGE is only accessible to users with an active employee affiliation.

Health and Safety Training Determination Tool

Please consult the Training Determination Tool to determine which safety training courses are required and recommended based on the work performed. Use this tool in consultation with your immediate supervisor concerning your work duties to determine and automatically create your training plan. 

Other ASU affiliation and non-employee volunteers must complete additional steps to gain system access. View the Minors, Visitors and Volunteers tab for more information. 

Special requests

Submit a special request or hands-on, powered-industrial trucks, special requests training, or arrange for scheduled training for groups of six or more. For more information, contact the EHS program coordinator at 480-965-1823 or email EHS.

General safety courses

Course name Intended audience Regulation Training frequency Career EDGE Canvas
ASU Community of Care All ASU employees.   Recommended annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Authorized driver Those required to drive as part of their duties.   Required upon assignment. Enroll now Not available
Automated external defibrillator, AED awareness Available for the ASU community. 29 CFR 1910.151 Recommended upon assignment and refreshed every three years. Enroll now Enroll now
Bloodborne pathogens general awareness Those reasonably anticipated to come into contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials. 29 CFR 1910.1030; 1910.1020 Required upon assignment and refreshed every 364 days. Enroll now Enroll now
Ergonomics for offices Those whose duties can lead to musculoskeletal injuries.   Recommended upon assignment. Enroll now Not available
Fighting heat stress Those who may work outdoors and are exposed to extreme temperatures during extended periods.   Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Fire safety and prevention Required for all ASU staff. 29 CFR 1910.157; 1910.35–39 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Hazard communications for non-lab personnel Those who are involved in the transport of dangerous goods. 29 CFR 1910.1200 Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now Not available
Lockout/Tagout - Awareness Those exposed to the normal production, operation and servicing or maintenance of equipment. 29 CFR 1910.331; 1910.147 Required upon assignment, with a change in process or equipment and every three years. Enroll now Enroll now
Mailroom screening and security awareness Those who interact with mail room activities.   Recommended upon assignment and refreshed every three years. Enroll now Not available
Office Safety Intended to inform the ASU community of safe office practices.   Recommended upon assignment and refreshed every three years. Enroll now Not available
Supervisor safety Those who supervise others in their roles.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now Not available

Laboratory safety courses

Course name Intended audience Regulation Training frequency Career EDGE Canvas
Anesthetic gas safety Those who use anesthetic gases in laboratories. 29 CFR 1910.1200 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Animal biosafety — Initial Those who will perform work on animals.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now Enroll now
Animal biosafety — Refresher Those who will perform advanced work on animals.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now Enroll now
Autoclave safety Those who will use autoclaves. Hands-on training is required for each device unit used. 21 CFR 880.6880 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Bloodborne pathogens general awareness Non-research personnel reasonably anticipated to come into contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials. 29 CFR 1910.1030; 1910.1020 Required upon assignment and refreshed every 364 days. Enroll now Enroll now
Comprehensive Biosafety Tri-University training, formerly ASU Biosafety and Bloodborne Pathogens Laboratory or clinical research personnel who work with infectious agents, potentially infectious or recombinant or synthetic nucleic acids. 29 CFR 1910.130; 1910.1020 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Compressed gas Those performing installation, removal, operation and maintenance on cylinders or compressed gas systems, cutters or welders. 29 CFR 1910.101 Required upon assignment and recommend refresher every three years. Enroll now Enroll now
Dry ice shipper Those who handle dry ice. 29 CFR 1910.1200 Required upon assignment and refreshed every two years. Enroll now Enroll now
Field research safety Those who conduct field research.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every two years. Enroll now Enroll now
Fire safety and prevention Required for all ASU staff. 29 CFR 1910.157; 1910. 35–39 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Hazard communications for the arts Those who work within the art communities are exposed to hazardous substances and chemicals during their duties. 29 CFR 1910.1200 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Hazardous waste management for labs Those who work with and dispose of biological, chemical and radiological substances.   Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Hydrofluoric acid safety Those who use or may be exposed to HF.   Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Laboratory safety — Initial Those beginning work in a laboratory environment. 29 CFR 1910.1450 Required upon assignment. Enroll now Enroll now
Laboratory safety — Refresher Those continuing to work in a laboratory environment. 29 CFR 1910.1450 Required annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Laser safety Those working with class 3B and class 4 lasers. ANSI Z136.1-2014 Required upon assignment, at the addition of new equipment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now Enroll now
Liquid nitrogen safety Those involved with the use, handling and storage of liquid nitrogen.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now Enroll now
Radiation-producing equipment Those working with radiation-producing sources. Additional hands-on training is required. 10 CFR 885 J Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every two years. Enroll now Enroll now
Radioactive materials safety Required for all personnel working with sealed or unsealed radioactive materials. 10 CFR 835.901 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
NIH guidelines Those involved with conducting, overseeing or managing research involving human subjects.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every four years. Enroll now Enroll now
PAPR awareness Those required to wear any respirator. 29 CFR 1910.134 Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now Not available
Pyrophoric safety Those handling pyrophoric or water-reactive materials.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now Enroll now
Respirable crystalline silica Those whose duties expose them to respirable crystalline silica. 29 CFR 1926.1153 Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now Enroll now

Job-specific safety courses

Course name Intended audience Regulation Training frequency Career EDGE Canvas
ASU California Center Those who report to the ASU California Center in Los Angeles.   Required upon assignment and recommended annual refresher. Enroll now Not available
Bloodborne pathogen general awareness Those reasonably anticipated to come into contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials. 29 CFR 1910.1030; 1910.1020 Required upon assignment and refreshed every 364 days. Enroll now Enroll now
Compressed gas safety Those performing installation, removal, operation and maintenance on cylinders or compressed gas systems, cutters or welders. 29 CFR 1910.101 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now

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Earthquake awareness and preparedness  Those who report to ASU California Center.   Recommended upon assignment. Enroll now Enroll now
Ergonomics for DACT Those who perform repetitive tasks with the Department of Animal Care and Technologies.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now Not available
Fighting heat stress Those who may work outdoors and are exposed to extreme temperatures during extended periods.   Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Hearing conservation Those exposed to noise levels equal to or exceed 90 decibels on the A scale. 29 CFR 1910.95 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Ladder safety Those who regularly use ladders to perform duties. 29 CFR 1910.25; 1910.27; 1910.333 Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now Enroll now
Liquid nitrogen fill station Those responsible for filling liquid nitrogen containers.   Required upon assignment. Enroll now Not available
Machine shop safety Those who work with machines with hazards created by moving parts, heat, non-ionizing radiation and sharp edges. 29 CFR 1910.212; 1910.217 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
MacroTechnology Works orientation Those who report to MTW.   Required upon assignment. Enroll now Enroll now
Radiation safety for ASU PD Those working for the ASU Police Department may be exposed to radiation-producing equipment.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every two years. Enroll now Not available

Facilities-specific safety courses

Course name Intended audience Regulation Training frequency Career EDGE Canvas
Asbestos awareness Those who may be in contact with or disturb building materials, access above-ceiling spaces and enter the ASU tunnel system. 29 CFR 1910.1001; 1926.1101 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Not available
Compressed gas safety  Those performing installation, removal, operation and maintenance on cylinders or compressed gas systems, cutters or welders. 29 CFR 1910.101 Required upon assignment. Enroll now Enroll now
Compactor safety Those involved in the operation of balers, compactors and paper-product machines. 29 CFR 570.63; 1910.303 Required upon assignment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Not available
Confined space entry  Those who may enter and work in non-permit-required confined spaces. 29 CFR 1910.146 Required upon assignment, with a change in operations and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Enroll now
Cranes, hoists and slings Those who operate cranes and hoists and use slings for rigging. 29 CFR 1910.179; 1910.184 Required upon assignment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Enroll now
Hazardous Waste for Facilities Development and Management Those who use hazardous materials to perform their duties. These materials include adhesives, commercial cleaning products, compressed gases, lubricants and paints. 40 CFR part 261. Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Not available
Electrical safety awareness — low voltage  This course is intended to ensure all employees understand the hazards associated with electrical energy and are provided with the necessary steps to protect themselves and those around them. 29 CFR 1910.332(a) Required upon assignment, the addition of new equipment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Enroll now
FAST 2.0 The Facilities Annual Safety Training is intended for general awareness and is required for all FDM employees.   Required annually. Enroll now Not available
Fall protection Those who may be exposed to fall hazards. 29 CFR 1926.503 Required upon assignment and every two years thereafter.

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Hazardous communications for non-lab personnel Those who are exposed to hazardous chemicals in the workplace. 29 CFR 1910.1200 Required upon assignment and at the introduction of new hazardous chemicals. Enroll now Coming soon
Head protection Those who work in areas with a potential for injury to the head from falling objects. 29 CFR 1910.132 Required upon assignment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Not available
Hearing conservation Those exposed to noise levels equal to or above 90 decibels on the A scale. 29 CFR 1910.95 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Hotwork safety — Awareness Those whose duties may involve fire or spark-producing operations.   Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Not available
Incident investigation and reporting Those who are responsible for reporting and investigating incidents and supervisors.  29 CFR 1910.119 Required upon assignment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Not available
Ladder safety Those who regularly use ladders to perform duties. 29 CFR 1910.25; 1910.27; 1910.333 Required upon assignment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Enroll now
Lockout and tagout — FDM Those who perform functions related to normal production operation and servicing or maintenance of equipment. 29 CFR 1910.331; 1910.147 Required upon assignment, with a change in process or equipment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Not available
Machine shop safety Those who work with machines with hazards created by moving parts, heat, non-ionizing radiation and sharp edges. 29 CFR 1910.212; 1910.217 Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Office safety Intended to inform the ASU community of safe office practices.   Required upon assignment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Coming soon
Respirable crystalline silica Those who may be exposed to silica dust particles from work activities. 29 CFR 1923.1153; 1910.1053 Required upon assignment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Enroll now
Roof access authorization Those needing access to roofs and roof systems as part of their work activities.   Required upon assignment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Enroll now
Strains and sprains awareness Those at risk for musculoskeletal injuries due to repetitive work activities.   Required upon assignment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Coming soon
Supervisor safety Those who supervise personnel within FDM.   Required upon assignment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Not available
Tractor hazard awareness Those who operate tractors, Gators and other slow-speed utility vehicles.   Required upon assignment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Not available
Vehicle operator training for FDM personnel Those who operate vehicles in the course of their duties.   Required upon assignment and every three years thereafter. Enroll now Not available

Minors, visitors and volunteers

Visitors and volunteers are welcome to participate in the training offered by EHS. In some cases, ASU sponsors may require it. Non-employee ASU affiliations, including volunteers and visitors, must complete additional steps to obtain sub-affiliate status and a Career EDGE security role. Once Career EDGE access is granted, you may visit the appropriate training tab to self-enroll.

Students should access the Canvas training link.

Please submit a Service Now ticket if you cannot access the desired training system.  

Department personnel, such as sponsors, managers and volunteer coordinators, should work with the department HR liaison to obtain sub-affiliate and security roles for those who must complete training in Career EDGE.     

Additional forms and information

Volunteers and minors may need additional forms before completing the training. 

Visitors to ASU

  • Instead of completing EHS training, visiting employees or scholars from other universities or organizations may submit equivalent training transcripts from their home university to EHS.

Volunteers at ASU

  • Access the ASU EHS Training Determination Tool to determine the required safety courses and register for them by job function.
  • Volunteers in research labs must receive lab-specific safety training from their sponsors.
  • Volunteer supervisors must initiate the volunteer registration process through the Volunteers website.
  • Volunteers working at the direction of a university employee for official university activity are provided insurance coverage for liability for acts and omissions by state law but not workman’s compensation in compliance with the EHS 705-08: University Volunteer Insurance Coverage policy.

Minors in the laboratory

  • Before making training arrangements, the minor must complete the Request for minor access to ASU buildings or laboratories form to be approved to enter ASU buildings or laboratories.
  • Minors must complete the specified training before entering a laboratory. The specified training is communicated upon completion of the approval process per the EHS 116: Minors in Laboratories policy.