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EHS Training & Professional Development for the Life Sciences

It takes 10,000 hours to master a craft. We have 750,000+

Training & Professional Development for Life Sciences

It takes 10,000 hours to master a craft. We have 550,000+

Safety Partners offers a variety of web-based and on-site environmental, safety, and health training and development courses designed to cross-train scientists and support staff in core life science disciplines and satisfy mandatory training requirements.

We offer several courses approved by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) for Training Contact Hours (TCHs). See course descriptions for more details.

All trainings come with a certificate of completion.

30+ years experience
in specialized life science lab-based safety

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With Safety Partners on our team, we are able to tap their broad EHS expertise to help us ensure the safety of our operations. Safety Partners is an integral part of our safety EHS team.

Web-Based Training (WBT)

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Analytical X-Ray Equipment – Radiation Safety Training

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Radiation Control Program regulates Analytical X-ray Equipment in 105 CMR 120.600. This radiation safety course provides an overview of these regulations and is intended for Radiation Safety Officers and users of analytical X-ray equipment.  This training is recommended initially and annually.

Course Details

 

Bloodborne Pathogens Training

OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) details the employer responsibilities for protecting workers who are occupationally exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM), as defined by the Standard. The Standard is designed to protect workers who can reasonably be anticipated to come into contact with blood or OPIM as a result of performing their job tasks. Bloodborne Pathogens training is required at the time of initial assignment to tasks where occupational exposure may take place, and at least annually thereafter.

 Approved for 1.0 TCH credits through MA DEP

 Course Details

 

 DOT for Life Sciences, Awareness Training  

The “DOT for Life Sciences, Awareness Training” covers the requirements of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) of 49 CFR 100-185, as they pertain to Life Science Companies. As such, it meets the mandatory training requirements set forth in 49 CFR 172 Subpart H. For hazmat-affected employees, DOT training is required initially and then at least once every 3 years.

Approved for 1.5 TCH credits through MA DEP

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The Ergonomics of Working from Home

Originally created at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ergonomics of Working from Home course is still relevant today, as many people are still working from home (WFH) instead of going to an office. This course teaches you how to modify your WFH space to make it work well for your body and mind, without making huge investments in furniture and other equipment.

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RCRA Training for Life Sciences, VSQGs, CESQGs, and SQGs

The EPA’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulates the management of hazardous waste. In addition, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) enforce their state Hazardous Waste Regulations (HWR) that govern hazardous waste generation, treatment, storage, and disposal. Facility personnel assigned to the management of hazardous waste need to know how to conduct their duties in a manner that ensures compliance with the federal and state rules.

This RCRA Training for Life Sciences course educates generators of hazardous chemical waste and employees signing hazardous waste shipping documents (manifests) how to comply with the requirements for Small Quantity Generator and Very Small Quantity Generators, also known as Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators. Hazardous Waste (RCRA) training is required prior to assignment of duties and at least annually thereafter.

Approved for 2.0 TCH credits through MA DEP

Massachusetts RCRA Course Details

New York RCRA Course Details

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Emergency Procedure and Hazard Communication Awareness Training

This general safety course provides awareness training and an overview of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) Hazard Communication standard found in 29 CFR 1910.1200. It reviews safety resources, evacuation procedures, fire extinguishers and emergency equipment, exposure response and medical emergencies, ergonomics, and various general safety topics. Specific procedures to be followed at your facility must be reviewed and/or discussed to supplement this training.

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Biosafety and Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness Training

This general Biosafety and Bloodborne Pathogens course provides awareness level training and an overview of the federal Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Standard found in 29 CFR 1910.1030 training. It reviews biosafety, working in the lab, biohazard spills and exposures, biological waste and disinfection. Specific procedures to be followed at your facility must be reviewed and/or discussed to supplement this training.

Approved for 1.0 TCH credits through MA DEP

Course Details

 

Laboratory Standard, Chemical Safety, and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Awareness Training

This Laboratory Standard, Chemical Safety, and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) course provides awareness level training and overviews of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) laboratory standard and chemical hygiene plans, as well as the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) RCRA hazardous waste regulations and hazardous waste management procedures. Other safety topics such as hazardous chemical safety information, hazard exposure controls, and spill prevention and protection are also covered. Specific procedures to be followed at your facility must be reviewed and/or discussed to supplement this training.

Course Details

In-Person Training

Your place or ours!

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are currently not offering in-person training onsite at Safety Partners offices.

Chemical Reactivity Hazards

A one-day class held on-location at Safety Partners specifically designed to provide participants with the tools needed to be able to screen processes for potential reactive chemistry hazards, recognize when reactive chemistry hazards are present and implement appropriate controls to reduce the risk of an incident associated with the hazards. Course instructor Harry J. Elston PhD, CIH, PMP of Midwest Chemical Safety will examine case studies of real-life incidents to enhance understanding of the screening and recognition process.

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OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)

Training that provides certification for emergency responders as specified in OSHA’s hazardous waste operations and emergency response standard, 29 CFR 1910.120(q). This regulation is designed to help assure worker health and safety while performing work activities associated with hazardous waste, and for those responsible for recognizing and responding to hazardous material spills and releases, regardless of the location of the hazard.

What is HAZWOPER? How do I know if I need training?

Emergency Response First Responder Awareness Level (FRAL) Initial/Annual Refresher Training

Emergency Response First Responder Operations Level (FROL) Initial Training

Emergency Response First Responder Operations Level (FROL) Annual Refresher Training

Safety Partners is excited to announce in-person HAZWOPER First Responder Operations Level (FROL) Initial Training to be held on September 12, 2023, in our Bedford, MA office. Contact us to register.

Do you have employees that fall under different HAZWOPER training requirements, or do you have some employees that need initial and others that need refresher training? We can help! Contact us here.

 

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