Safety Training

Lab safety training is done through the UC Learning Center. You will need a CalNet ID to access the training modules. In addition, Personnel working in VLSB must complete, sign, and return the “VLSB Safety Training Form” prior to starting. This form also must be signed by the MVZ Safety Officer (Chris Conroy). To access the Learning Center courses:
  • Click directly on the links below or use the Search box in the upper left section of the UC Learning Center page to search for the class (e.g., “EHS101”). Click on the yellow “Register” button, then “Submit” on the next page, then “Start”.
  • If you have any technical questions (e.g. training not launching, browser issues, etc), please reach out to the IT First Contact team at
The following one-time training is required for anyone working on campus (employees, volunteers, affiliates): The following trainings are required for anyone working in a lab (e.g., Prep Lab, Herp Lab, Liquid Nitrogen Facility, Evolutionary Genetics Lab): In addition, special training is required for working on campus during COVID (read more about UC Berkeley COVID prevention and tracking) : Additional safety training will be given by the different area managers (EGL, prep lab, herp lab, liquid nitrogren facility, MVZ collections) specific to the hazards present in those locations. Lab managers maintain roster lists of everyone who is approved to work in that lab. Click on this Labs@Berkeley link to check your status on the roster list (requires CalNet authentication).