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.
Radionuclide Safety Education (Initial) – Part 1
This course is a one-time requirement for employees and students who will be using radioactive materials. Part 1 of this training consists of reading material and a quiz. You must also complete Part 2 of this training. This course supplements Initial Laboratory & Research Safety Training. This initial training is a one-time course; however, all radiation workers at Penn State are required to take Radionuclide Safety Education (Refresher) training annually.
Radionuclide Safety Education (Initial) – Part 2
This course is a one-time requirement for employees and students who will be using radioactive materials. Part 1, which is a prerequisite for Part 2 was an online module; Part 2 training consists of a hands-on, instructor-led training session. The training is to be supplemented by room and equipment specific training for the space where the trainee will be using radioactive materials. All radiation workers at Penn State are required to take Radionuclide Safety Education (Refresher) training annually.
Radionuclide Safety Education (Refresher)
This course is required for employees and students who will be using radioactive materials. The training format for this refresher training may vary from year to year and will be determined by the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO), in consultation with EHS leadership and the University Isotopes Committee. This refresher training is part of the annual training necessary to maintain radiation worker qualification.