Environmental Health & Radiation Safety Training

The following training programs are required by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (DEP), for all employees who work with hazardous substances including: chemicals, human blood, blood products, uids, and human tissue specimens and radioactive materials. These programs are presented by the Office of Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (OEHRS).

Radiation Safety Training

Personnel working in labs where radioactive materials are used or stored are required to attend radiation safety training before beginning work and annually thereafter. New workers may attend a session September 11, 2 p.m., Abramson Center, Room 123, or receive training via our website (www.rso. upenn.edu). The Radiation SafetyAnnual Update, schedule is posted on the website under "calendar."

Attendees are requested to bring their PENN ID cards to facilitate course sign-in. Additional programs will be offered monthly basis during the fall. Check the EHRS web site (www.oehs.upenn. edu) for dates and time. Information: Bob Leonzio at 898-4453.