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OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

ACTIVITY REQUIRED TRAINING FREQUENCY OF TRAINING
Are you an employee of NKU? Emergency Plans and Fire Prevention Plans Initial training
Do you clean, renovate/demolish, or work in buildings? Asbestos Awareness Prior to exposure/retraining annually
Does your work involve repetitive motion, overexertion, or awkward postures in a non-office setting? Back Safety-Custodial Workers As needed, or upon request
Do you lift heavy objects or do you frequently lift or bend? Back Safety-Tradeworkers As needed, or upon request
Does your work potentially expose you to human blood or body fluids? Bloodborne Pathogens Prior to exposure/retraining annually
Does your work involve repetitive motion, overexertion, or awkward postures in an office setting? Ergonomics Training As needed/or upon request
Are you involved in excavation operations where mechanized equipment is used? Excavation Awareness Prior to use/retraining as needed
Do you work on or near exposed energized parts? Electrical Safety Prior to exposure of hazards/retraining as needed
Do you use ladders or scaffolds, or work on roofs or other elevated surfaces? Fall Protection Awareness Prior to use/retraining as needed
Do you operate a forklift or other powered industrial vehicle? Fork Lift Safety Prior to use/retraining as needed
Do you use power-operated hand tools? Hand and Power Tool Safety Prior to use/retraining as needed
Do you use chemicals in your work area? (non-laboratory employees) Hazard Communication Prior to exposure/retraining as needed
Do you use pesticides, chemicals, cleaners or solvents? Hazard Communication Prior to exposure/retraining as needed
Do you generate hazardous waste? Hazardous Waste Management Within six months of being hired/annual retraining
Do you work in an area that exposes you to noise levels above OSHA limits? Hearing Conservation and Audiometric Testing Prior to exposure/retraining annually
Do you teach labs or do research involving chemicals? Laboratory Chemical Hygiene Plan At the time of initial assignment/ prior to new assignment or hazards/ retraining as needed
Are you working in a radioactive materials lab? Laboratory Radiation Safety-Non-User Initial training, then as needed
Do you conduct painting, renovation, and/or demolition work in buildings? Lead Paint Awareness Initial training, then as needed
Do your service or maintain equipment that must be locked or tagged out? Lockout/Tagout Prior to exposure/retraining as needed
Are you exposed to noise at or above 85 dB for more than 8-hours a week? Occupational Noise Exposure Prior to exposure/annual retraining
Are you required to enter or participate in the entry of a confined space? Permit-Required Confined Space Entry Prior to assignment/retraining as needed
Are you required to wear personal protective equipment? Personal Protective Equipment Prior to use/retraining as needed
Are you required to use a respirator? Respiratory Protection Prior to use/annual retraining
Are you required to assemble or use scaffolding? Scaffolding Safety Prior to use/retraining as needed