Online training

Annual Lab Safety Refresher 2020-21

Lab safety refresher training for the 2020-21 school year is available here. This training is for people that have already completed Lab Safety for New Personnel; if you are new to Creighton, please complete the modules for New Lab Personnel.

The link can be found here:

LAB SAFETY REFRESHER 2020-21

This is a link to BlueCast; as such, a Creighton NetID is required.

Lab Safety for New Employees

Lab Training for New Personnel is for faculty, staff, students, and volunteers who are new to Creighton, regardless of the training they received at prior institutions.  (33 minutes)

Hazard Communication Training is required by OSHA for everyone that is in contact with chemicals in the workplace. This includes laboratory personnel, administrators, Facilities Management employees, delivery personnel, etc. Anyone who enters a lab for any reason must complete this training.

All lab workers that are not Radiation workers must also watch the Radiation Safety Orientation for Non-Radiation Workers and take the quiz (15 minutes).

Please contact Mary Duda with any questions related to the content of the training. Contact Research Compliance for questions on whether/when you or your students/employees have completed training.

Lab Safety Training for Specific Areas

There are several lab training modules available, depending on what kind of work you are doing in the lab:

All lab workers that are not Radiation workers, and anyone entering a lab labeled as radioactive, must also watch the Radiation Safety Training for Non-Radiation Workers and take the associated quiz (15 minutes).

VOLUNTEERS: If you are volunteering to work in a laboratory, please follow the appropriate procedures. More information can be found here.


Please contact EH&S with any questions related to the content of the training. Contact Research Compliance for questions on whether/when you or your students/employees have completed training.

Hazard Communication Training (formerly GHS)

If you have not previously taken this training, please do so in addition to this year's lab safety training or New Lab Personnel Training. It is required by OSHA for any employee that is in contact with chemicals in the workplace.

This includes laboratory personnel, administrators, Facilities Management employees, delivery personnel, etc. Anyone who enters a lab for any reason must complete this training.

This training is now a part of the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). Instructions for accessing this training are here.

If you already have a CITI account, you will be able to add this module to your account following the instructions on the document. If you do not already have an account, the document above will walk you through how to create this account. Please contact the Research Compliance Office if you have difficulty accessing this module.

Shipping Regulated Biological Materials and Dry Ice Course

The training for shipping biological materials and/or dry ice is a part of the CITI training for Biosafety/Biosecurity offered through the Office of Research and Compliance.

This program consists of 9 modules.  All modules are required for all investigators, staff and students who package and ship diagnostic materials, clinical human and animal specimens, human and animal pathogens, as well as other regulated biohazards.  This is initial and biennial (every 2 years) training as required by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Laser Safety Training

Laser Safety Training is required for all personnel working with high powered lasers. A student may also be required to complete the laser safety training when a faculty member requests it. A passing score on the laser safety training is 80%.

Please direct all questions or concerns to the Laser Safety Officer, Dr. David Sidebottom.

The Laser Safety Training consists of watching a video and taking the associated quiz.