In-Person Safety Training Courses
In-person safety training is regularly scheduled in the Department of Insurance & Risk Management’s office in the Citizens Trust Building located in downtown Atlanta, GA. If you have a group of employees on a Perimeter Campus or other location requiring training, please contact us to see if we can accommodate your needs.
Courses Currently Available:
This Defensive Driving Course (DDC) is required for employees and students who drive GSU owned vehicles for GSU business. The course will help you acquire the skills and knowledge needed to become a defensive driver.
Course Length: 6-hour
Fee: No fee
Location: 75 Piedmont Ave Room 1130
The DDC is 6-hour course, conducted in either two (2) 3-hour sessions or two (2) consecutive days from 9am-noon, or one day on Fridays from 9am-4pm. Attendance and punctuality are required both days to receive a certificate. You may receive an insurance discount – please check with your agent and/or carrier.
This course is required for GSU golf cart and gem car operators.
Fee: No fee
The presentation and video explain how to safely operate and use golf carts. This course emphasizes safety and proper procedures when operating a PTV. A Personal Transportation Vehicle Safety Certificate is issued for attending.
This training is for informational purposes only. This does not fulfill specific requirements of Georgia State University or the University System of Georgia.
Courses Currently Available
This program is designed to educate USG employees on the importance and benefits of properly recognizing and safely working with hazardous materials.
- Hazardous Waste Training
This program is designed to educate employees on the importance and benefits of properly identifying, handling, and disposing of hazardous wastes.
- Bloodborne Pathogens Training
This program is designed to provide a basic understanding of bloodborne pathogens, common modes of transmission, and methods of preventing exposure.
- Computer Workstation Ergonomic Training
This program is designed to provide knowledge, skills, and educational tools to help identify potential ergonomic related injuries, recognize ergonomic risk factors, and reduce regionalized risks by using good ergonomic work practices and procedures.
- Library Ergonomic Training for Stacking
This program is designed to provide an awareness of ergonomics and how it applies to handling books in the library.
- Portable Fire Extinguisher Training / Information
A public service program was created by Brooks Equipment Company with the intention to provide customers and the general public easy access to useful information related to the application and proper use of fire extinguishers.
Upon completion of online safety training, a printable certificate of completion is available.