Innocent Bystanders

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Lab members whose work is strictly computational and does not involve any lab work only need to complete only the following three tasks:

Training Needs Assessment

Before starting, make sure you have an MIT Certificate on the machine you are using.


Note that these directions are different than the ones found on the Training Needs Assessment page which are meant for people who will be doing lab work. So please follow these directions instead.


  1. Go to the MIT EHS Training Homepage
  2. Select I need to complete the Training Needs Assessment. and hit Submit.
  3. On EHS Training Needs Assessment Step 1
    • Verify the information from your certificate is correct
      • If correct - proceed to next page by selecting Continue
      • If incorrect - follow the directions on the page to correct info
  4. EHS Training Needs Assessment Step 2 - Set your Principal Investigator or Supervisor
    • Select Drew Endy from the list of faculty that appears (under E).
    • Select Update PI/Supervisor
    • Select Continue.
  5. EHS Training Needs Assessment Step 3 - Check your activities that have training implications
    • Select Confirm activities and continue without selecting any activities.
  6. Summary Page
    • Verify the information at the top of the page is correct.
    • When you scroll down to the list of training requirements you should have no requirements listed.
    • Note that when you go to the MIT EHS Training Homepage and select "I need to complete the Training Needs Assessment" it will automatically send you to the My EHS

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Lab Specific Chemical Hygiene Training

Although you will not be doing benchwork, you must still complete the Lab Specific Chemical Hygiene Training so that you are aware of the hazardous of your work environment (the lab) and to educate you on Emergency Procedures.

This training must be updated annually and is equivalent to the Lab Specific Training that is required for those doing benchwork.

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Compliance Form

Once the above tasks are fulfilled ask the lab Safety Officer (Heather) for a Compliance Form and sign it to indicate your training is complete.


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