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Occupational Health & Safety Training

EH&S now offers several Occupational Health & Safety Courses. Contact Derek Hayes at 303-735-4805 for schedule information. All classes are at the Environmental Health and Safety Center.


Blood Borne Pathogens (1 hr)

This course will introduce occupational blood borne pathogens, exposure control, PPE, cleanup, and accidental exposure protocols. This course is recommended for any job classification that may come in contact with blood or body fluids.

Hazard Communication (1 hr)

This course will cover chemical hazards and methods of identification. We will discuss the NFPA rating system, labels, and MSDS's as well as what to do in the case of a chemical spill or emergency. This course is recommended for anyone who may work around chemicals.

Respiratory Protection (1 hr)

This course is an annual mandatory for anyone who is participating in the campus respiratory program. Methods to safely wear a respirator will be covered. A quantitative fit test will also be given to each participant.

Water Quality (1 hr)

This course will cover various campus drains and where they lead. It will also cover actions in the event of a chemical intrusion in sanitary or storm sewers. This course is recommended for anyone working on campus.

CPR (4 hrs)

This course is offered to all staff to be certified in First Aid and CPR by the American Heart Association. The course participant limit will be capped at 12.

View and register for upcoming CPR courses.

Confined Space Entry Awareness (1 hr)

This course will cover the campus confined space entry program including policies and procedures. This course is recommended for any employee who may work in or around a confined space. E.g. - Tunnels, manholes, plenums, mechanical rooms, trenches, sewers etc.

Air Monitoring (1 hr)

This course will cover the proper use and maintenance of our campus 4 gas meters. Topics will include proper air monitoring, acceptable contamination levels, remediation of contaminated air, and instrument calibration. Recommended for anyone who may use a 4 gas meter.