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EH&S: Training Requirements

Look for categories that describe your job at Calvin in the table below - there may be more than one category that applies.

You must receive training for each topic listed for your job categories.

Some training is done online - click the blue hyperlink to begin the training module. All other courses are taught in-person. Environmental Healthy & Safety (EHS) coordinates these training courses. Contact Jennifer for details and schedules at jambrose@calvin.edu

Phase 3 training includes all of the training topics listed in the table for your position at Calvin, as well as the specific training that you receive within your department.

Audience or Equipment Training Requirement Frequency
Faculty, Staff, Interns, and Volunteers
Faculty (all appointments); full, part-time, and temporary staff; interns, and volunteers Phase 1: Safety Orientation General Procedures Initial
Drivers
Calvin Cars Alert Driving Car (submit Release form via email Initial
Calvin Vans Alert Driving Van (submit Release form via email Initial
Calvin KnightRider Alert Driving Van (submit Release form via email Initial
On-on-one Training with Nola Nielsen Initial
Calvin Utility Carts (Golf Carts) Utility Cart Safety Initial
Spill Team
All members Fire Extinguisher Initial
Respirator Training, Medical screening, Fit-testing Annually
AED Team
All members CPR, AED Annually
Emergency Liaison/Alternate
All members Emergency Liaison Training Initial
Resident Assistant
All RA's Safety & Health Level 100 Initial
Fire Extinguisher Annually
Resident Director
All RD's Safety & Health Level 100 Initial
Fire Extinguisher Annually
Bloodborne Pathogens Annually
Campus Safety
All officers Safety & Health Level 300 Initial
Fire Extinguisher Initial
Bloodborne Pathogens Annually
Evacuation assistance for disabilities Initial
CPR, AEd Annually
Bat Removal Initial
Custodial Services
All members Safety & Health Level 300 Initial
Personal Protective Equipment Initial
Fire Extinguisher Initial
Bloodborne Pathogens Annually
Asbestos Awareness Annually
CPR, AED Annually
Electrical Safety Initial
Specified Employees Forklift/Industrial Truck Every 3 years
Aerial Platform Lift Every 3 years
Bat Removal Initial
Architectural Maintenance
All members Safety & Health Level 300 Initial
Personal Protective Equipment Initial
Fire Extinguisher Initial
Asbestos Awareness Annually
Scaffolding Initial
Forklift/Industrial Truck, All-Terrain Truck Every 3 years
Aerial Platform Lift, Boom Lift Every 3 years
Fall Protection Initial
Electrical Safety Initial
Specified Employees Respirator Training, Medical screening, Fit-testing Annually
Asbestos Floor Abatement 8 hr. single non-friable abatement training Initial and annual 2 hr. refresher
Mechanical Maintenance
All members Safety & Health Level 300 Initial
Personal Protective Equipment Initial
Fire Extinguisher Initial
Asbestos Awareness Annually
Scaffolding Initial
Fall Protection Initial
Confined Space Entry Initial
Welding Safety Initial
Lockout Tagout Authorized Employee Initial
Electrical Safety Initial
Specified Employees Respirator Training, Medical screening, Fit-testing Annually
Powered Industrial Truck, All-Terrain Truck Every 3 years
Aerial Platform Lift, Boom Lift Every 3 years
Asbestos O & M Asbestos O & M 16 hr. Training Initial and annual 4 hr. refresher
On Call Personnel & Plumbers Bloodborne Pathogens Annually
Grounds Maintenance
All members Safety & Health Level 300 Initial
Personal Protective Equipment Initial
Fire Extinguisher Initial
Powered Industrial Truck, All-Terrain Truck Every 3 years
Hearing Conservation Training, hearing testing Annually
Electrical Safety Initial
Poisonous Plants Initial
Working in Hot and Cold Conditions Initial
Pesticide applicator Respirator Training, Medical screening, Fit-testing Annually
Snow Plow drivers CDL, Drug & Alcohol Policy, random testing As required
Irrigation system maintenance Lockout Tagout Authorized Employee Initial
Engineering Shops
All members Safety & Health Level 300 Initial
Fire Extinguisher Initial
Welding Safety Initial
Hearing Conservation Training, hearing testing Annually
Telecommunications Technician
Safety & Health Level 300 Initial
Fire Extinguisher Initial
Asbestos Awareness Annually
Scaffolding Initial
Fall Protection Initial
Confined Space Entry Initial
Electrical Safety Initial
Technical Services
All members Safety & Health Level 300 Initial
Fire Extinguisher Initial
Asbestos Awareness Annually
Scaffolding Initial
Fall Protection Initial
CPR, AED Annually
Art Department Shops/Studios
All members Safety & Health Level 300 Initial
Sculpture Welding Safety Initial
Woodshop Woodshop Safety Initial
Theater Shops
All members Safety & Health Level 300 Initial
Health Services/Nursing/Kinesiology
All members Safety & Health Level 200 Initial
Bloodborne Pathogens Annually
CPR, AED Annually
Applied Sciences
All members Safety & Health Level 200 Initial
Lab Safety Initial
Radiation exposure Radiation Safety Initial
Biohazard exposure Bloodborne Pathogens Annually
CAS Staff & Faculty
Lift operators Aerial Platform Lift Every 3 years
All Others
All other staff, faculty, and student employees who are not listed above Safety & Health Level 100 Initial