Non-Laboratory Safety Training Checklist

This checklist will assist faculty, supervisors and employees in determining the mandatory training required for specific job functions.

All training is required to be completed prior to the Initiating Activity and thereafter at the specified frequency.

Activity Training Requirements Minimum Required Frequency*
Will anyone be permitted to use a fire extinguisher in an emergency? Fire Extinguisher Use Initial, then annual
Will chemicals be used? Hazard Communication


Will the use of chemicals result in waste materials that are toxic, ignitable, reactive or corrosive?

Hazardous Waste Initial, then annual
Will radioactive materials be used? Advanced Radiation Safety

Initial - must complete prior to being approved as an authorized user (AU)

Basic Radiation Safety

Once - must complete after completion of Initial Radiation Safety

On-Site and Initial Radiation Safety

Initial – must complete prior to starting as a Radiation Worker
Will X-ray producing devices be used?

On-Site and Analytical X-Ray Safety

Once – must complete prior to starting as a Radiation Worker
Will human blood, body fluids, or tissues be used (includes human cell/tissue culture)? Bloodborne Pathogens (General)

Initial, then annual

Will entry be made into confined spaces such as pits, tanks, tunnels, silos, air handlers, or pipes? Confined Space Entry Initial, then as needed.
Will Hot Work operations be conducted defined as those requiring the use of an open flame or from those operations that may produce heat or sparks? Hot Work Once
Will service or maintenance of equipment be performed where the unexpected energization, start-up of equipment or release of stored energy could cause injury? Lockout/Tagout Initial, then as needed.
Will any "dangerous goods" be shipped? ("Dangerous goods," as defined by U.S. DOT, include explosives, compressed gases, flammable liquids and gases, oxidizers, reactives, poisons, infectious substances, radioactive materials, and corrosive materials.)


DOT/IATA Recertification Every 2 years from date of initial training (DOT/IATA)
Will you be driving a 12 or 15-Passenger Van?

12-15 Passenger Van Safety Awareness


Will respiratory protection (respirators) be used?

Respirator Use

Initial, then annual

Will heights and working locations >6 feet have to be accessed? Fall Protection and Ladder safety Initial, then as needed.
Will Powered Platforms, Manlifts, and Vehicle-Mounted Work Platforms(e.g., lifts, scissors lifts, booms) be used? Powered Platforms Once
Will forklifts be used? Powered Industrial Trucks Initial, then as needed.
Will you be driving a utility/golf cart? Utility Cart Training Once
Will you be performing tasks in environments exceeding 85 F? Heat Stress Awareness Once
Will you be sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time? Office Ergonomics Checklist Initial, then as needed.

* More frequent and "as needed" training may be required whenever there are changes in employee job functions or regulations.

Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health & Safety

252 East Maxwell Street
Lexington, KY 40506-0314

Phone: (859) 257-9730
Fax: (859) 257-8787

Accident Reporting

Work Related Employee Injuries

Student or Visitor Injuries
Injury and Illness Reporting

Report unsafe conditions to EHS
(859) 257-2924 or send us an e-mail.

After hours and weekends
UKPD (859) 257-1616 Emergencies 911!