Graduate Student Safety Seminar

2 hours
Course Cost: 
Course mode: 
Instructor-led online

Intended Audience

This course is recommended for all entering UW graduate students working in laboratories or other research spaces with hazards. Postdoctoral candidates, as well as 499 and 399 research undergraduate students, are also encouraged to join.


This seminar orients new researchers to the UW's safety resources, requirements, procedures, and expectations. The seminar is an opportunity to introduce new graduate students to the established strong culture of safety that will support them in creating a successful graduate career.

Accommodations and language services

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them.

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at
  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services.
  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201