EHS Training

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

This webpage will assist with determining your training requirements and provide direct access to ASU Career EDGE for registration, enrollment and transcript history. Career EDGE is accessible to only users with an active employee affiliation. 

Health and safety Training Determination Tool

To determine which safety training courses are required and recommended based on the work being performed, please consult the Training Determination Tool. 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 Visitors and volunteers tab for information.

Special requests

Submit a special request 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

Name of course 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

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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 who 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 of time.   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

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Hazard communications for non-lab personnel Those who are exposed to hazardous chemicals in the workplace. 29 CFR 1910.1200. Required upon assignment, at the introduction of new chemicals and refreshed annually. Enroll now Not available
Hazmat and dangerous goods receiving 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
Mailroom screening and security awareness Those who interact with mailroom 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 role.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now  Not available

Laboratory safety courses

Name of course 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.

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Animal Biosafety - Level 1  Those who will perform work on animals.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Not available Enroll now
Animal Biosafety - Level 2 Those who will perform advance work on animals.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Not available 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 that are 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 1910.1030, 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 recommended 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 and are exposed to hazardous substances and chemicals during the course of their duties. 29 CFR 1910.1200. Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Hazardous waste management 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
Initial laboratory safety Those beginning working a laboratory environment.  29 CFR 1910.1450 Required upon assignment. Enroll now Enroll now
Lab safety - Refresher  Those continuing 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 

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Radiation-producing equipment, RPE 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 the conduct, oversight or management of 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 refreshed annually. Enroll now Not available
Pyrophoric safety Those handling pyrophoric/water reactive materials.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. Enroll now Enroll now
Respirable crystaline silica  Those whose duties expose them to respirable crystalline silica.  29 CFR 1926.1153

Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every three years. 

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Job-specific safety courses

Name of course 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
ASU California Center Those who report to the Los Angeles site.   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 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 of time. 

  Required upon assignment and refreshed annually. Enroll now Enroll now
Hearing conservation  Those who are exposed to noise levels equal to or exceeding 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
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
Radiation safety for ASU PD Those working for ASU Police who may be exposed to radiation producing equipment.   Required upon assignment and recommended refresher every two years. Enroll now Not available

Visitors and volunteers

Visitors and volunteers are welcome to participate in EHS offered training. 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. If still unable to access the desired training system, please submit a ServiceNow ticket.  

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 have additional forms that are required 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

  • To determine the courses required and to register for the required safety courses by job function, access the ASU EHS Training Determination Tool.
  • Volunteers in research labs are required to receive lab-specific safety training from their sponsors.
  • Volunteer supervisors must initiate the volunteer registration process through the ASU volunteers webpage.
  • 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 workers’ compensation in compliance with EHS 705-08: University Volunteer Insurance Coverage.

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