Research and Laboratory Safety (RLS) provides initial and annual refresher training to NYU Students, Staff and Faculty, as required by local, state or federal law. Below is a list of scheduled live training sessions. Descriptions of the training follows the listing.

NOTE: Introduction to Lab Safety, Hazardous Waste, Bloodborne Pathogens, and IATA Shipping training is available online through Zoom and the SciShield platform.

Each introduction course is valid for 1 year. The "annual refresher" course is taken through SciShield every year after the expiration of the introduction course. 

NOTE: When completing a training course in SciShield, exit the course through the upper right hand exit button, and select the NEXT button on the orginal screen. In order for SciShield to document the training as completed, the NEXT button must be selected.

Please review the "Safety Training Quick Guide" (PDF: 366KB) before completing a course. 

Please email RLS should you have any questions.

For training regarding physical hazards more information can be found on the EHS training page.