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IUEHS New Employee Orientation 2022

Ended Jun 30, 2022

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Full course description

Course Introduction

This course is to introduce new IU employees the programs managed by the IUEHS department and standard safe work practices.

This training is intended for Indiana University community members only.  If you need to complete this training as a guest user, you may request access to the course at

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Know and understand IUEHS programs
  • What to do in the event of a work emergency
  • Standard safe work practices
  • Additionally, be able to identify any additional training required for specific work activities

Module Topics Include

  • Introduction to the IUEHS department
  • Employee training opportunities
  • IUEHS Policies and Programs 
  • Procedures for work-place injuries
  • General Office Safety
  • Walking Safety
  • Vehicle Safety
  • Ergonomics
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI)
  • Lockout/Tagout; Equipment-Specific Training
  • Portable Ladder Safety
  • Back Injuries
  • Lifting Techniques
  • Chemical Safety
  • Hazardous Waste Pickup & Disposal
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Laboratory Signage

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Length: 20 minutes

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate

Audience: All IU employees working on campus