Safety Training

ME Safety Training

All employees in the Department of Mechanical Engineering are required to take safety training. Please see the details below for further instructions about the type of training you need to complete.

Jump to mandatory training for:
Experimental Research Labs
Computational Research labs
Admin staff

Faculty: Upload your research team's safety training transcripts here.

Mandatory training for undergrads, grads, staff, faculty, etc.Experimental Research Labs

One time trainings

Annual trainings

If the research lab contains any risk of exposure to radiation, lasers, blood, and/or heavy machinery, there are additional trainings which must be completed.

Exposure RiskTrainingFrequency
RadiationRadiation Safety OrientationOne time training
Radiation Safety for Radioactive Material UsersAnnual training
(Class 3B or Class 4)
General Laser SafetyAt hire and every three years
Bloodborne PathogensBloodborne Pathogens Annual OSHA Requirement Annual training
Biohazardous agents (bacteria, viruses, fungi, prions, parasites)Biological Safety in the LaboratoryOne time training
Labs that store/handle oil, gasoline, or diesel fuel (lubricating or hydraulic, 55 gallon drums or more)Spill Prevention, Control, and CountermeasuresAnnual training


Mandatory training for undergrads, grads, staff, faculty, etc.Computational Research Labs

One time trainings

Annual trainings

Mandatory training for admin staff, undergrad student workers, etc.Admin Staff

One time trainings

Annual trainings

Research Protocol and Approvals

Annual ME Safety Training Information
(Mandatory for all ME faculty, staff, graduate students, and anyone else with a paid appointment)

Common ME Lab-Specific Training Resources

Verify Training

To verify you have completed the mandatory training courses: Head to, then go to My Trainings, then Past.

Faculty/staff: Use the Training Report Center to verify your employees/students have completed their trainings.

Active Threat Training