Training Sessions

Chemical Hygiene Plan

This course is required for all personnel working in any laboratory on the EVMS campus. The course is three hours long and topics include: 

  • General Laboratory Safety
  • Hazard Recognition
  • Proper Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Storage of Chemicals
  • Signs and Labels
  • Waste Disposal


Andrews Hall, Room 155


9:30AM to 12:30PM


March 20, 2014
April 17, 2014
May 22, 2014
June 5, 2014
June 12, 2014
June 19, 2014
June 26, 2014
July 17, 2014
August 14, 2014 (1:30PM to 4:30PM)
September 18, 2014
October 16, 2014
November 20, 2014
December 11, 2014


Radiation Safety

This course is required for all laboratory personnel that receive, possess, use or transfer sources of radiation, have hands-on use of radioactive materials, or frequently enter restricted areas.There is required homework and a proficiency exam at the end of the course. Course participants are expected to supply their own scientific calculator and be able to complete calculations involving basic algebra and natural log. The course is seven-hours long and is usually delivered in two half-day sessions.The course topics include:

  • Principles and Practices of Radiation Safety
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Institutional Specific Requirements
  • Hands-On Use of Geiger and Scintillation Counters


Andrews Hall, Room(s) 155/156


9:30AM to 1:00PM


June 18, 2014, Day One
June 20, 2014, Day Two


Please Note: When registering for a training session, please use your legal first and last names. To register, login to BioRAFT using your Novell username and password and complete the registration in the Course Directory. You may also register by contacting Heather Beltran in the EH&S Office, Lewis Hall 2132, 446 - 5798.