Ergonomics Resources

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EHS provides ergonomic services free-of-charge to eligible UW–Madison employees to promote health and safety, decrease injury potential and Worker’s Compensation expenses, and increase productivity.

Resources include virtual consultations, assessment sessions, and showroom appointments. Specific resources are available on the blue light impact on workers, Divisional Disability Representatives, ergonomics training, remote workspace ergonomics, backpack ergonomics, selecting a sit to stand unit, back safety and material handling, and Campus Furniture Memo.

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All employees

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Respiratory Protection

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This course is a general campus offering for work units without a unit- or respirator-specific training. Consult your supervisor, respiratory authority (RA), and/or exposure control plan to determine what course is required and how it is delivered for unit tracking.

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SPLAAAF

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Service Personnel with Limited Animal Area Access is an annual requirement for FP&M Physical Plant and UWPD only.

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Implementing a Hazard Communication Plan at Your Facility

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Employees who work with chemicals need to have the tools and knowledge to work with those chemicals safely. This short training is for supervisors, facility managers, and others who need to develop a hazard communication plan for their work site. The main components of a hazard communication plan that are discussed here include chemical/product inventories, safety data sheets, labeling products, training, and facility visits.

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How to Dispose Common Items at Your Facility

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This short training is for facilities personnel who need to dispose common items such as batteries, light bulbs, ballasts, and various types of oil.

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Herpes B Safety Training for Physical Plant Employees

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Content in this online course covers important safety information including what is Herpes B, routes of exposure, appropriate post-exposure procedures, and disinfecting equipment.

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Hazardous Chemical Shipping/Transportation Training

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This in-person course teaches you how to properly prepare chemical shipments and how to load and unload chemical shipments. All employees that perform shipping must be trained on how to identify, mark/label and package hazardous chemicals, as well as security and emergency response information.

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General Hearing Protection

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This course is a campus-wide offering required for employees with noise exposures in 8 hours exceeding 85 dBA average. Consult your supervisor to determine if the campus offering or unit-specific is required and how it is delivered for unit tracking.

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Bloodborne Pathogens for Operations – Awareness

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This course is a campus offering for work units without a unit-specific course. Consult your supervisor and exposure control plan to determine what Bloodborne Pathogens for Operations – Awareness course is required and how it is delivered for unit tracking.

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Bloodborne Pathogens for Operations – Spill Response & Cleanup

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This course is a campus offering for work units without a unit-specific course. Consult your supervisor and exposure control plan to determine what Bloodborne Pathogens for Operations – Spill Response & Cleanup course is required and how it is delivered for unit tracking.

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SafeColleges (access point)

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Physical Plant is pleased to offer the SafeColleges Online Training System. Your supervisor will assign courses for you within SafeColleges.

If you need assistance accessing your SafeColleges account, please contact Jenna Suhr.

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SafeColleges is currently being used by all Physical Plant employees.

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Asbestos Supervisor Certification

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Asbestos O&M

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Working at Heights Competent Person

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Refrigerant Safety

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Hot Work Permitting Permit Authorizing Individual

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4 Gas Monitor

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Custodial Safety Orientation

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This safety training is built into the employees first week of training.

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Silica Competent Person (Certification)

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Job Hazard Analysis Competent Person

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