University Police and Safety Office Training
Welcome to the University Police and Safety Office's training resource page. This page includes links to all the online training resources provided by our office. If there is a training title you are looking for and do not see here, please contact the Safety Office at 231-7759.
These online training courses are available for any employee that is not able to attend one of the sessions on campus. Most of the training courses on this page require you to log in with your PeopleSoft username and password (the same as you use to view your paycheck or access your class schedule).
Annual Training (Login May Be Required)
Annual requirements for Employees and Supervisors
annual training Recommended for all employees
Active Shooter Awareness Training (NDSU Faculty, Staff and Students- log in with your University System username and password)
Back Safety Training
Workplace Violence (No login required)
Annual Position Dependent and Other requirements
Laboratory Safety Course Modules (Login Required)
Online safety training for employees that work in laboratory spaces is contained in the following 7 modules. Principal investigators and those in charge of laboratory operations need to complete all seven whereas employees within the laboratory spaces need to complete just the first six. Module 2 is required annually for individuals working in a laboratory setting. Modules 1 and 3-7 are recommended to be completed every three years.
Module 1: Employee Right to Know - This module contains information about general laboratory safety issues and how to identify hazards in the workspace.
Module 2: Waste Handling - This module contains information on proper waste handling and is required annually for all employees that generate hazardous waste.
Module 3: Fire and Electrical Safety - This module contains information on fire and electrical hazards and gives the worker information that will help them respond to dangerous situations.
Module 4: Radiation Safety Topics - This module contains basic radiation safety information and is designed to give a brief overview of this topic. Additional training requirements must be met if an employee will be actively working with radioactive material.
Module 5: Biohazard Topics - This module contains basic information on biohazards and biosafety awareness for those laboratories dealing with infectious substances. Additional training requirements must also be met for those employees who work with Bloodborne Pathogens or as part of a research team under approval of the Institutional Biosafety Committee. See the links elsewhere on this page for the Bloodborne Pathogen Training and/or the CITI Biosafety Training.
Module 6: Nanotechnology - This module contains basic information on nanoscale materials and the unique safety issues associated with working with and around these items. It forms a foundation that can be built upon through additional laboratory specific training.
Module 7: Principal Investigator/Supervisor - This module is designed to familiarize the Principal Investigator or Laboratory Supervisor with additional requirements and responsibilities associated with their role.
Other Available Training
Active Shooter Awareness Video (General Public Information)
CITI Biosafety Training (Instructions)
Enhancing Bicycle Safety: Law Enforcement's Role
Safety videos available from Workforce Safety and Insurance