Lab Safety Training

Lab Safety Training Information:

  • Lab Safety training is required for all university employees working in the laboratory environment. Training covers contents of the Chemical Hygiene Plan, physical and health hazards of chemicals, and methods and observations used to detect hazardous conditions.
  • Initial Lab Safety Training is being held online. There are no in-person Initial Lab Safety Training courses scheduled. Please fill out the Google form below to sign up for the online Initial Lab Safety Training course.It may take 1-2 business days to process your request. After your request is processed, a link to the training site will be emailed to you via Laulima. Once the link is emailed to you and you gain access to the training site, follow the instructions on the “Overview” tab to the left of the page. After successfully completing the quiz, you will be able to print out your certificate of completion. Please provide a copy of all your training documents to your PI or lab supervisor for record keeping purposes.

    Please contact Leimomi Kekina, EHSO Education Coordinator, via email at or by phone at 808-956-5180 with any training related questions or if assistance is needed scheduling classes.

  • For more Lab Safety training information, see the UH Manoa Chemical Hygiene Plan: Employee Information and Training
  • For Hazardous Waste Generator training please click here.
  • Notice to JABSOM Kaka’ako Personnel: JABSOM Kaka’ako lab personnel should not register for the Manoa lab safety training and instead contact JABSOM EHSO Staff to coordinate site specific online training. Email Lisa Johns at for more information.

Annual Lab Safety Refresher Training:

This training is required on an annual basis following completion of the initial course provided by UH EHSO staff. This refresher session should be conducted by the individual PI or designated lab manger using the Lab Personnel Safety Checklist as a guide.

Note: Once complete, this checklist and all other training documentation should be kept on hand for review during EHSO or other regulatory agency inspections.

Online Training Resources: