Frequently Asked Questions - General & Occupational Safety

  • How do I register for the online defensive driving course?

    To register for the online defensive driving course, please visit Trains then search for “(EHS) Defensive Driving Online Tutuorial Access Request” or go directly to the course page. Then follow the instructions to get enrolled in the course.

  • How do I request a general safety audit of my instructional or workplace area?

    Email General Safety to schedule a jobsite safety evaluation. Please allow up to 5 days for appointment scheduling.

  • How do I request forklift certification training?

    Email General Safety to schedule a session for this on-demand course.

  • How do I request an ergonomic evaluation?

    Email General Safety to schedule an ergonomic assessment. Please include the following information:

    • Full name
    • Workstation location (ex: building/suite#)
    • Issues you are experiencing
  • What are the differences between in-class defensive driving course and the online defensive driving course?
    • The in-class defensive driving course is a 6 hour defensive driving course developed from the National Safety Council, this course is not a point reduction course. After successful completion of this course a certificate is generated that allows for insurance deductions.
    • The online defensive driving course is a defensive driving course that is 45 minutes in length, after successful completion of this course a certificate is generated, however this course does not qualify for insurance deductions. Both course certification period is 3 years.
  • How do I register for the online van safety course?

    To register for the online van safety course, please visit Trains then search for “(EHS) 15 Passenger Van Safety” or go directly to the course page. Then follow the instructions to get enrolled in the course.

  • How do I request a specific occupational safety course for my operational area?

    Email General Safety to schedule an occupational safety awareness training.

  • If I need to drive institutional vans, do I have to take defensive driving training as well as van safety?

    Yes, the defensive driving course is a prerequisite to the van safety course. You must either take the online defensive driving course or the in-class defensive driving course.