Toolbox Talks (TBTs)

TBTs is one step towards achieving our long-term goal of increasing safety awareness and compliance at Facilities & Services.  TBTs are brief safety training sessions presenting OSHA safety instruction, jobsite hazard training and general safety awareness.

Occupational Safety and Health Training

Occupational Safety and Health offers training live and online training to University faculty, staff, and students. A training calendar for live training for FY22 is listed below. Please register at least 5 days in advance at OSH Safety Training Registration. Detailed information on Zoom login, building/room location, and parking will be provided within 5 business days of registering. Courses with fewer than 5 registered attendees may be canceled.

Training Topic




Intro to Occupational Safety & Health Department


8:30-9 am

Sept. 9, 2021

Feb. 24, 2022

Noise/Hearing Conservation

Stores/Central Receiving Room 1A

10-11 am

Dec. 7, 2021

Apr. 5, 2022

Basic Electrical Safety

Stores/Central Receiving Room 1A

2:30-3:30 pm

Nov. 10, 2021

May 17, 2022

Office Ergonomics

Stores/Central Receiving Room 1A

8:30-9:30 am

Sept. 15, 2021

Jan. 12, 2022

Industrial Ergonomics

Stores/Central Receiving Room 1A

8:30-9:30 am

Oct. 20, 2021

Apr. 27, 2022

Confined Space Competent Person

Stores/Central Receiving Room 1A

8 am-4:30 pm

Apr. 19, 2022

Intro to Elevated Work

Stores/Central Receiving Room 1A

1-2 pm

Nov. 16, 2021

May 5, 2022

Personal Fall Protection Systems

Stores/Central Receiving Room 1A

2-3 pm

Nov. 16, 2021

May 5, 2022

Scaffold User Awareness

Stores/Central Receiving Room 1A

3-4 pm

Nov. 16, 2021

May 5, 2022


Online training can be accessed by University faculty, staff, and students by logging into the F&S Learning Management System (LMS) with their Netid and Password. A list of trainings with self-enrollment and associated links to access them are below.

2 Hour Asbestos Awareness Training

Portable Ladder Training

Manlift Safety Training

Home Office Ergonomics

Silica Controls (construction and maintenance exposures)

Respiratory Protection Training is available online but access is restricted to only those personnel that are enrolled in the Respiratory Protection Program. If you are not enrolled in the Program, but believe you should be, please complete the Request for Respirator Use form.

Negative Pressure Respirator Training

Powered Air-Purifying Respirator Training