Environmental, Health and Safety Class Descriptions

The following safety-related courses are provided on a regular basis or can be scheduled upon request.  Select and follow the link to the description, class content and registration.  Please refer to the Requirements Page to determine what courses are needed. Please note that Employee Safety is required for all NMSU employees and a prerequisite to all classes listed below. This may be taken online or as an instructor led class.

Class Name  
Academic / Research Shop Safety Program Training for Shop Supervisors and Shop Monitors

Additional safety training may also be required for specific hazards.
Aerial Lift Safety Refresher
Analytical X-Ray Safety - Online
Animal Worker Safety
Asbestos Awareness
Basic Radiation Safety Refresher - Online
Bio-Safety Awareness
Bloodborne Pathogen
Bloodborne Pathogen Refresher – Instructor Led
Bloodborne Pathogen Refresher – Online
Bloodborne Pathogen – Preventing Occupational Exposure for Plumbers
Campus Safety Orientation
Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – provided by NMSU Fire Department
Confined Space
Defensive Driving
DOT Dry Ice Shipment Training – Online
Driving Safety Refresher - (Coming Soon)
Emergency Preparedness (Department specific – Upon Request)
Employee Safety (Instructor Led)
Fall Protection Safety
Fire Extinguisher Operation – provided by NMSU Fire Department
Fork Lift Safety
Fork Lift Safety Refresher
Fundamentals of Laser Safety - Online
Fundamentals of Radiation Safety - Online
Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) - Instructor Led
Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) - Online
Hazardous Waste Management - Online
Hazardous Waste Management - Online Refresher
Industrial Ergonomics - Online
Laboratory Safety:
To meet the laboratory safety training requirements for the OSHA Laboratory Standard, complete one of the two course options offered below:

Laboratory Standard - Instructor Led
Fundamentals of Laboratory Safety - Online

Laboratory Safety & Hazardous Waste Management - Online Refresher
Principal Investigator Responsibilities in the Laboratory – Online
Ladder Safety - Online
Lifting Safety and Ergonomics
Lock Out/Tag Out - Online
Noise and Hearing Conservation
Nuclear Gauge Safety and Transportation (Upon special request)
Parade Float Safety Awareness
Personal Protective Equipment Awareness
Respirator Protection Training & Fit Testing

  1. To complete the Respirator Protection Training & Fit Testing, users are required to complete the Respirator Medical Evaluation Form below and have an approved medical evaluation before they can be fit tested for a respirator.

  2. Click on the link Respirator Medical Evaluation to access the form

Respirator Protection Training & Fit Testing Refresher
Scaffold & Fall Protection
Spill Prevention Controls and Countermeasures (SPCC) - Online
Tractor and Equipment Safety
Worker Protection Standard - Pesticide Worker (Annual refresher is required)
Worker Protection Standard - Pesticide Handler (Annual refresher is required)
If there is a special request for training or any additional safety training needed, please contact the EH&S Office at (575) 646-3327 or ehs@nmsu.edu