Maintenance Environment Training Courses

Below are the environmental health & safety training courses required for all employees in the Maintenance environment.  Job categories include Maintenance Mechanic, Electrician, Plumbers, HVAC, IT Telecom, etc.  Supervisors should ensure all personnel have received training.

Click the links below to start your training session.  You will need to login using your NinerNet credentials.  If you’re having trouble accessing an online course, contact the IT Service desk at 704-687-5500 or help@uncc.edu.

Training Course

Course Description

Registration Link

New Employee Safety Orientation and/or EHS Orientation Form
(1 Hour)

The New Employee Safety Orientation course will provide an introduction to UNC Charlotte’s EHS program, general compliance requirements and injury prevention resources.

Human Resources Classroom

OR Contact EHS

Building Emergency Evacuation Plans
(30 Minutes)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) require employers to develop emergency evacuation plans and train employees. This self-study course will provide directions for the safe evacuation of University buildings and safe assemble points. Self-Study Module

Back Safety and Injury Prevention
(30 Minutes)

This course will provide information regarding job-specific hazards, safe work practices, and ergonomics.

COURSE ID #: esh_sah_a23_sh_enus
Online Module

Slips, Trips and Falls
(1 Hour)

Slips, trips and falls are the leading cause of injury on UNC Charlotte’s campus. This course will provide employees with the ability to recognize and prevent slip, trip, and fall hazards and to address the key components of ladder safety.

COURSE ID #: esh_sah_b32_sh_enus
Online Module

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
(1 Hour)

This course will describe the proper use of the various types of PPE commonly found in general industry, identify the level of protection that a user is provided when wearing specific types of PPE, and discuss the general maintenance and care techniques used for various types of PPE.

COURSE ID #: esh_sah_a17_sh_enus

Online Module 

OR Contact EHS

Hazard Communication
(1 Hour)

This course will define various categories of chemical hazards, interpret warning labels, interpret information commonly found in a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), and identify types of controls commonly used to reduce or eliminate contact with hazardous materials in the workplace.

COURSE ID #: esh_sah_a27_sh_enus

Online Module

OR Contact EHS

Lockout/Tagout
(2 Hours)

This course is designed to familiarize employees with Lock Out/Tag Out program and requirements for using lock out or tag out devices. Contact EHS

Confined Space
(2 Hours)

This course is designed to familiarize employees with Confined Space program, identification of confined spaces, hazardous atmosphere, necessary equipment personnel duties, and permits. Contact EHS

Asbestos Awareness
(1 Hour)

This course is designed to familiarize employees with health hazards associated with exposure to asbestos.  It will also address where asbestos is found, how it can potentially affect you and what you need to do to protect yourself from exposure.

COURSE ID #: esh_sah_a37_sh_enus

Online Module

OR Contact EHS

REQUIRED BASED ON SPECIFIC JOB TASK

Bloodborne Pathogens
(1 Hour Annual)

This course will provide employees with a basic understanding of bloodborne pathogens, common modes of transmission, methods of prevention, and what to do if an exposure occurs. Information presented will help minimize serious health risks to persons who may have personal exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials in the workplace.

COURSE ID #: esh_sah_b19_sh_enus

Online Module

OR Contact EHS

Fire Extinguisher
(1 Hour Annual)

This course will address how to prevent fires and recognize fire hazards. It will also discuss what actions to take in the event of a fire, including hands-on proper use of portable fire extinguishers. Contact EHS

Respiratory Protection
(1 Hour Annual)

This course will provide employees with basic understanding in how to identify the hazards of airborne contaminants, identify and use appropriate respiratory protection, recognize the limitations and capabilities of respirators in our workplace, and inspect, maintain, and store respirators. Contact EHS

Compressed Gas Cylinders
(1 Hour)

This course is designed to familiarize employees with the hazards of compressed gases, cylinder markings, special storage, usage, and handling precautions necessary in order to control the hazards and identify transportation requirements. Contact EHS

Fall Protection
(2 Hours)

This course is designed to familiarize employees with Fall Protection program and elevated work hazards.   The course will identify fall hazards, equipment (i.e. ladders, scaffolds, lifts, and fall protection equipment), anchorage points and various safety precautionary measures.  Contact EHS

Forklift
(2 Hour)

This course is designed to familiarize employees with the potential forklift hazards, inspection, maintenance, and use requirements. Contact EHS

Machine Guarding
(2 Hours)

This course is designed to familiarize employees with machine guarding requirements for various types of machinery.  The course will identify the type of machine hazards, safeguard options and safe standard operating procedures. Contact EHS

Welding, Cutting & Brazing, Hot Work Safety
(2 Hours)

This course is designed to familiarize employees with hazards associated with welding, cutting and brazing activities.  The course will specify fire prevention techniques, proper handling, transportation, use and storage of compressed gas cylinders, personal protective equipment and safe standard operating procedures.  Contact EHS

Hazardous Waste Management
(45 Minutes)

The Hazardous Waste Management training course will cover hazardous waste management practices, major components of the University Hazardous Waste Contingency Plan, types of hazardous waste, labeling and hazardous waste pickup requests. This training module will give you a good understanding of the program and its requirements.

COURSE ID #: _scorm12_sppubuncc_06

Online Module

OR Contact EHS

Please contact the EHS office if you need assistance with scheduling a safety training session for your employees.