EHS - Safety Training
Texas Tech Environmental Health & Safety provides online safety training to faculty, staff, and students for greater understanding of the safety procedures and compliance. The training matrix below will inform individuals in different occupational groups of the training opportunities and resources available to them.
Access To Training Website for Faculty, Staff, and Student WorkersThe following Safety trainings for TTU employees are NOW provided by Human Resources through SumTotal: (Art Safety, Biological Safety, Bloodborne Pathogen, Chemical Hygiene Plan, Confine Space, Forklift Basics & Manuevers, Hazard Communication, Laboratory Safety, Laser Safety, MRI Safety, Radiation Safety, Respiratory Protection, and Safety Awareness) Click Here to access SumTotal.
Access To Training Website for Students
Click Here to access the EHS Training site.
Login information for Non-TTU user
Please contact EH&S at (806) 742-3876 for more information on the face-to-face training sessions.
Safety Training Reciprocity Agreement Between Texas Tech University (TTU) and Health Science Center (HSC)
Effective May 1, 2015, TTU and HSC have entered into a Safety Training Reciprocity Agreement. Both institutions now recognize and accept, Safety Training taken by each other. Please contact TTU's EH&S ((806) 742-3876) or HSC Safety Services ((806) 743-2597) with any questions. See TTU/HSC Reciprocity Summary of Training Table below.
Problem(s) with Training website
Please contact James Turnbull at 806.834.0537 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you experience a problem with the Training website.
|All New Employees||
|Administrative or Academic Personnel||
|School of Art||
|Athletic Trainers, Recreation Center Attendants, Athletic Sports Coaches, Recreational Sports Coaches||
|Campus Police Officers||
|Food Service Personnel||
|Machine Shop Personnel||
|Maintenance & Operations Personnel
*Check with your supervisor to determine which of the following training is needed for your area.
|Project Managers, Inspectors and Estimators||
|TTU AND HSC SUMMARY FOR TRAINING RECIPROCITY|
|TRAINING||SUMMARY||RECURRENCE||ACCEPTABLE TTUHSC TRAINING EQUIVALENT|
|Art Safety||Safety training for personnel who work in Art studios.||Before beginning job duties and every two years thereafter.||None|
|Biological Safety||Safety training for personnel who work in laboratories or other areas that contain biological hazards.||Before beginning job duties and every two years thereafter.||Laboratory Safety Essentials|
|Bloodborne Pathogen||Safety training for personnel who work around human blood and body fluids.||Before beginning job duties and annually thereafter.||Safety Training Education Program for Students (STEPS) or New Employee Safety Orientation Program (NESOP)|
|Chemical Hygiene Plan||Training in the TTU Chemical Hygiene Plan; required for all personnel who work around chemical or physical hazards and for administrative personnel.||Before beginning job duties and after every edited change of the plan.||None|
|Confined Space||Safety training for personnel who must enter and work in permit required confined spaces.||Before beginning job duties.||None|
|Forklift Training||Safety training for personnel who will use a forklift during their duties. This is the first part of a two-part training. The second part is a driving test with an instructor.||Before beginning job duties and every three years thereafter.||None|
|Hazard Communication||Training in the University OP 60.02 covering the university’s hazard communication program. Recommended for all employees.||Before beginning job duties.||Safety Training Education Program for Students (STEPS) or New Employee Safety Orientation Program (NESOP)|
|Laboratory Safety||Safety training for personnel who will work in a laboratory.||Before beginning job duties and every two years thereafter.||Laboratory Safety Essentials|
|Laser Safety||Safety training for personnel who will work with Class IIIb or IV lasers as a part of their job duties.||Before beginning job duties.||None|
|MRI Safety||Safety training for personnel who will work with Magnetic Resonance Imaging equipment as a part of their job duties.||Before beginning job duties.||None|
|Radiation Safety||Safety training for personnel who work in areas where radioactive material is stored or used. This is the first part of a two part training. The second part is be classroom training.||Before beginning job duties.||Radiation Safety|
|Respiratory Protection||Safety training covering the use of respirators for respiratory protection. This is the first part of a two part training. The second part will be a fit test to be arranged with TTU EHS.||Before beginning job duties and annually thereafter.||None|
|Safety Awareness||General safety training for all new employees of the university.||Before beginning job duties.||None|