Who’s required to complete biological safety training?
All researchers that will work with microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, protozoa, viruses), human cell lines, transgenic animals, preserved and unpreserved animal and human specimens, human cadavers, nanotechnology using biological materials, or human gene transfer studies are required to complete biological safety training at UWM.
Biosafety Training Form
Recombinant DNA or synthetic nucleic acids
Prior to commencing work, please review the NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules (April 2019) and complete your NIH Guidelines training through CITI Program.
All personnel working with vertebrate animals and biohazards must complete the online course through CITI program in addition to biosafety training.
Shipping and Transport of Regulated Biological Materials
If you plan on shipping live organisms, we have online CITI Program training available for you to ensure you comply with all federal and international shipping and transport regulations.
Laboratory Safety/ Chemical Hygiene
All researchers in all labs at UWM must take this training, offered through EHS & Risk Management. Interested parties can sign up by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit the Radiation Safety Training Page for more information.
Respiratory Protection Program
Visit the Respiratory Protection Page for more information.