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Chemical Safety for Rodent Users Refresher Training

This interactive Online refresher course is required for all personnel using chemicals in animals classified as Level 3 agents as indicated in the Hazard Assessment accompanying the Chemicals in Animals Approval Letter. Individuals taking this course would have completed a classroom training more than 3 years ago. The online refresher provides a brief overview of […]

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Spring 2018 ORA Leadership Speaker Series

On behalf of Dr. David L. Wynes: Dear colleagues, To support ORA’s goal to invest in the training and development of all staff and leadership within the division, ORA launched the Leadership Speaker Series in April 2017.  In continuing the ORA leadership speaker series, please mark your calendars for March 15, 2018, at 8:30 am. […]

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EHSO Research Safety Lab Inspection Top Findings!

Lab inspections are conducted on a routine basis to assist in compliance with regulations, to identify and correct general lab hazards, and to help ensure a safe work environment. Below is a summary of the top findings from our most recent inspection cycle (September 2016-August 2017), and recommended corrective actions. Item # Item Description Item […]

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October is National Biosafety Month

October is National Biosafety Month (NBM). The Office of Science Policy (OSP) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) encourages institutions to: Highlight the importance of biosafety. Undertake activities to strengthen their biosafety programs. The 2017 theme for NBM is “promoting biosafety through good governance.” What is Emory University doing? The biosafety office team: Encourages […]

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BioRAFT Reminders

For annual updates: Go to emory.bioraft.com and log in using your Emory ID and password. Complete the Lab Set Up Wizard: update personnel list Complete the Biological Registration wizard, certify at the bottom of the Lab Biological Summary. If the Compliance liaison is reviewing, he/she clicks “NOTIFY PI” Complete the Chemical registration wizard and Highly […]

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Research Safety Administrative Requirements

Training:   Please ensure that your training is up to date. Do not use Internet Explorer and follow the directions in the ELMS guide provided below:  http://ehso.emory.edu/content-guidelines/ELMSCourseCompletionGuide.pdf   Training Module Who Needs to Update the Training Module Course Code in ELMS How Often? Research Lab Safety Training ·         All personnel working in a research space at […]

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Shipping Training Reminders

Below are solutions to some of the issues with the Shipping Training registration in ELMS: 1. Invalid SmartKey Solution – Individual should verify SmartKey with their business manager, administrator, or the person who does their department accounting. Then, email biosafe@emory.edu with verified SmartKey. 2. Individual is dropped or denied Solution – Individual should talk with […]

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NEW Registration Process for Shipping Training (240220)

Beginning in the new fiscal year of 2016-17, Shipping Training Registration will be carried out through the Emory Learning Management System (ELMS). Go to: https://elmprod.emory.edu/ Class Offerings: October 17, 2016 December 19, 2016 February 20, 2017 April 17, 2017 June 19, 2017 August 14, 2017 Note: Individuals will only be allowed to register for the […]

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Registering Volunteers & Minors in the Lab

Summer is a great time for students to gain valuable laboratory experience through volunteering or internships. Because student volunteers and/or minors may be unaware of hazards and risks associated with working in a laboratory, Emory University policies require training before entering a lab. Minors and Volunteers: Emory Policies 4.83 and 7.21 How does Emory define […]

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New ELMS Video Tutorial

Emory Learning Management System (ELMS) is a central online location where many Emory departments’ online courses and training records can be accessed. This includes many training courses from EHSO. Our Training page now includes an ELMS video tutorial to help you get started with taking one of our training courses in ELMS. We also have […]

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