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Employee Training

General EHS training courses are available online through TU Learn. Please note that most EHS trainings must be repeated annually. Supervisors must ensure that employees complete the required trainings. Employees should download and save training certificates to verify completion. To access assigned EHS training, please click the following link: https://tulane.bridgeapp.com/learner/courses.

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All employees must complete the following training courses listed below. Training is available for general employees at: https://tulane.bridgeapp.com/learner/programs/10943e74/enroll

  1. Emergency and Fire Preparedness
  2. Emergency Action Plan Review
  3. OSHA Hazard Communication
  4. Portable Fire Extinguisher Safety - Life Safety & OEHS

Please see a comprehensive table for training courses that should be completed annually for work-specific areas.  The table provides a schedule for employees to follow to stay on top of annual compliance training. Trainings are assigned for laboratory employees and Facilities Services employees.

The list of trainings are also bundled for easy access in TU Learn.

 

For access to trainings in languages other than English, please email oehs@tulane.edu.

In addition to the training table, supervisors are required to identify additional training needs for employees based on their specific work activities or materials used in the workplace.  Supervisors are responsible for providing and documenting this specific training.  Supervisors should keep training records for a minimum of five years. Some trainings may require longer retention. Supervisors can reach out to OEHS at oehs@tulane.edu regarding questions or concerns on training for employees.

Student Training

Graduate Students, Student Workers, Students, and Tulane Affiliates must take training on Canvas. You are able to self-enroll in the courses you are required to take.

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To access training in Canvas, please follow these steps:

1.  Use this link: https://tulane.instructure.com/enroll/A6AN6L and log in using your Tulane sign-on credentials. 

2.  Click on “Enroll in Course”.

3.  Click on “Go to the Course”.

4.  Complete the training modules that your supervisor identifies as required. In some modules there are several assignments that must be completed to receive credit for the entire module. Please complete the entire module.

Student employees must take, at a minimum,

  • Emergency and Fire Preparedness;
  • Emergency Action Plans;
  • Fire Extinguisher; and
  • Hazard Communication.

In addition to these trainings, supervisors are required to identify additional training needs for student employees based on their specific work activities or materials used in the workplace. Supervisors should keep training records for a minimum of three years. Supervisors can reach out to OEHS at oehs@tulane.edu regarding questions or concerns on training for student employees.

 ***It is the responsibility of the PI/Supervisor/Lab Manager to determine which training is required by the student and that all of the training is complete.  Additional, lab/procedure/chemical-specific training is required and is the responsibility of the PI/Supervisor/Lab Manager.  This additional training must be documented and documents retained by the PI/Supervisor/Lab Manager.***