Wildfire Smoke Safety Training Online

30 minutes
Initial and Annual
Course Cost: 
Course mode: 
Self-paced online

New training coming in Spring 2024.

Intended Audience

This course is required for University personnel who work outdoors when the AQI is 69 or higher (PM2.5 concentration of 20.5 μg/m3 or more). Training is required before working outdoors at or above this level, and retraining is required annually.


This course teaches health effects and symptoms of wildfire smoke exposure, response to symptoms, how to obtain the current air quality, importance of respirator usage, UW wildfire smoke response plan, and regulatory requirements.

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 dso@uw.edu.
  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at ehstrain@uw.edu 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 ehstrain@uw.edu