Research Integrity & Safety Support Services

Environmental Safety Training

Environmental Safety Division (ESD) strives to provide a safe working environment for UGA employees, students and visitors through education, training, on-site audits, meetings, consultations, and recommendations. The Environmental Safety Division works in collaboration with the Office of Research Safety (ORS), a division of the Office of Research Integrity and Safety, to provide comprehensive training.

Mandatory Training

For those working with laboratory chemicals:

For those working with radioactive materials:

  • Non-medical x-ray safety training (administered by ORS)

For those working with lasers:

Additional Training Requirements

For those using respirators:

Additional Training Opportunities

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