Risk Management Training

Risk Management Services (RMS) offers safety training for University students, employees, and volunteers. These online and in-person courses were developed to help mitigate risks associated with daily operations at the University. Please select one of the courses below to access enrollment tutorials and course requirements.

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Driver Registration/Defensive Driving

This online, self-paced course covers UA driver responsibilities, key Fleet Safety policies, and reviews defensive driving techniques and select Arizona traffic laws. The first part of this course is the driver registration. Make sure you have your driver's license on hand.

***The Driver Registration is completed through the UA's Defensive Driving course.***

Who should take this class

All UA employees, students, and volunteers driving on University business must take this class.

HOW TO CERTIFY IN DEFENSIVE DRIVING (WITHIN 30-DAYS OF EXPIRY)

Utility Cart

This online, self-paced course covers UA utility cart driver responsibilities, key fleet safety policies, and reviews key safety practices. The University's Defensive Driving course is a required pre-requisite.

Who should take this class

All UA employees, students, and volunteers driving utility carts on University business must take this course. You must be at least 18 years old with a minimum of two years driving experience.

HOW TO CERTIFY IN UTILITY CART TRAINING (FIRST-TIME / EXPIRED CERT.) HOW TO RECERTIFY UTILITY CART TRAINING (WITHIN 30-DAYS OF EXPIRY)

High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Training

HOVs are defined as any full-size van or Sport Utility Vehicle with a seating capacity of 9-15, and full-size cargo vans. Minivans and SUVs with a seating capacity of less than 9 do NOT require HOV driver training or certification. The HOV certification includes a classroom session and a behind-the-wheel road test (sign up for road test in class). Departments may conduct the behind-the-wheel road test at their own convenience with their own staff upon prior approval and authorization by RMS.

Who should take this class

All UA employees, students, and volunteers who will be driving HOVs must take this class. You must be at least 19 years old with a minimum of three years of licensed driving experience.

Prerequisite

Please complete the Driver registration/Defensive Driving course before signing up for HOV training.

How to Certify in High Occupancy Vehicles

Class Schedule

Bloodborne Pathogens

This self-paced course covers the definition of Bloodborne pathogens (BBPs), associated diseases, how to recognize risk of exposure, how to protect against exposure, and accident containment.

Who should take this class

UA employees or students who have a reasonably anticipated occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens (as specified by OSHA) must take this course. For more details, see the UA’s Exposure Control Plan.

HOW TO CERTIFY IN BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS (FIRST-TIME / EXPIRED CERT.) HOW TO RECERTIFY BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS (WITHIN 30-DAYS OF EXPIRY)

Shipping Hazardous Materials

This instructor-led course covers IATA regulations on shipping (packaging, labeling & documenting) infectious substances, biological materials, genetically modified organisms, and dry ice by air.

Who should take this class

UA employees who ship any of the above hazardous materials by air must take this course.

 

HOW-TO CERTIFY IN SHIPPING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (FIRST-TIME / EXPIRED CERT.) HOW-TO RECERTIFY IN SHIPPING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (WITHIN 30-DAYS OF EXPIRY)

Shipping Dry Ice

This self-paced course covers regulations on shipping (packaging, labeling & documenting) dry ice by air.

Who should take this class

UA employees who ship dry ice by air must take this course. Note, if shipping dry ice along with another hazardous material, please enroll for the above course, "Shipping Hazardous Materials."

HOW TO CERTIFY IN SHIPPING DRY ICE (FIRST-TIME / EXPIRED CERT) HOW TO RECERTIFY IN SHIPPING DRY ICE (WITHIN 30-DAYS OF EXPIRY)

Hazard Communication

This online, self-paced course covers the recognition and hazard control measures for chemicals in non-laboratory workplaces.

Who should take this class

UA employees who work in a non-laboratory setting where known hazardous chemicals are kept or used must take this course.

HOW-TO CERTIFY IN HAZARD COMMUNICATION (ALL LEARNERS)

Fire Safety Awareness

This online, self-paced course covers fire prevention, evacuation procedures, and fire protection equipment.

Who should take this class

Anyone who wants to learn about preventing fires and how to respond in case of a fire should take this course—all UA students and employees are encouraged to do so.

HOW-TO CERTIFY IN FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS (ALL LEARNERS)

Fighting Fires with Portable Fire Extinguishers

This instructor-led, hands-on course covers types of portable fire extinguishers and when and how to use them. The class is held at the University Service Annex, 220 W. 6th Street, room B219 (http://risk.arizona.edu/location).

Who should take this class

Although certain UA employees are required to take this course due to the nature of their responsibilities (ask your supervisor if you aren’t sure), it is open to anybody at the University.

HOW-TO CERTIFY IN FIRE EXTINGUISHERS (ALL LEARNERS)See Class Schedule

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Campus Security Authority

This self-paced course covers how, and when you should report a crime, what the University of Arizona does with the crime statistics, and how to properly be a CSA. 

Who should take this class

Officials with significant responsibility for student and campus activities.

HOW-TO CERTIFY IN CAMPUS SECURITY AUTHORITY TRAINING (FIRST-TIME / EXPIRED CERT.) HOW-TO RECERTIFY IN CAMPUS SECURITY AUTHORITY TRAINING(WITHIN 30-DAYS OF EXPIRY)

ASUA Club Advisor

This self-paced course will review expectations of a club advisor, potential risks associated with the role, the many benefits, and resources throughout campus that can assist you within your club advisor position.

Who needs to take this class

This course is required for all full-time faculty and staff who have agreed to serve as an advisor for a recognized club or organization through the Associated Students of the University of Arizona Club Recognition Process.

HOW-TO CERTIFY IN ASUA CLUB ADVISOR TRAINING (FIRST-TIME / EXPIRED CERT.)

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