COVID-19 Safety Training: Back to the Workplace
Personnel must complete the online COVID-19 Safety Training: Back to the Workplace course (updated 9/23/21) prior to or upon returning to work at a University location. Personnel are only required to take the course once. However, due to changes in COVID safety requirements, personnel who took the training prior to April 1 are encouraged to complete the training by November 1.
In addition, University units with personnel who will be initiating work on site at a University location are required to review the unit or site-specific COVID-19 Prevention Plan with personnel prior to or upon starting work on site.
The University’s COVID-19 Safety Training: Back to the Workplace includes information and resources to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19 on our campuses.
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University units may provide their own training (e.g., medical centers) that covers the elements of the University’s COVID-19 Safety Training. University units that wish to provide their own training to personnel may download and utilize the Back to the Workplace training slides (PowerPoint) and COVID-19 Safety Training Resources. Units that provide their own COVID-19 safety training for returning to work must document and retain attendance records.
University supervisors, managers and unit leaders can access a report of COVID-19 Safety Training records by organization code or manager using the Safety Training Report tool.
All University of Washington personnel working on site at a University location must complete a COVID-19 safety training course.