This webpage lists all of the EHS training by program area. They can be searched using a specific term or filtered by program. Click on the course name to open the description. The narratives explain who needs to take the training, if it is required or recommended, If it is a one-time training or needs to be taken more than once, the format of the training, and provides a link to the training and program webpage.
Note to Students: If you are not receiving compensation from Penn State and you have not yet taken a class on Penn State’s Learning Resource Network (LRN), you will first need to create an account using your Penn State access account. Navigate to the LRN and click on "Login to LRN.” The links below will then take you to the correct training.
Note to Supervisors: Reference the Guide to assist in registering employees and generating reports.
Regulated Medical Waste Management
This course is an optional, but strongly recommended training for laboratory and research personnel who need to operate autoclaves. The format of the training is an online presentation. Additional hands-on training must also be provided by the supervisor or a knowledgeable person.
Regulated Medical Waste
This course is an optional, but strongly recommended training for laboratory and research personnel who generate, handle, or dispose of regulated medical waste at Penn State. Regulated medical waste includes lab generated waste that has been or could have been in contact with disease causing organisms or recombinant nucleic acids. This includes cultures or stocks of disease-causing organisms including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites, and items that have been in contact with human blood or other potentially infectious materials. The format of the training is an online presentation.