Close Proximity Training
This is for training purposed ONLY
Training of new students/researchers and/or for equipment use
Maximum 2 person (trainer and trainee) participating in the training session
Enhanced PPE is required at all times
For lab procedures and in vivo protocols requiring close proximity, you will need to get approval from your research associate Dean or ULAM.
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Principal Investigator Attestation
The Principal Investigator assumes the responsibility to ensure that trainers and learners understand their responsibilities and that they comply with all the safety requirements of the Close Proximity for Training Exception outlined above and in the approval notification. The PI should confirm all parties are comfortable with the plan as proposed and describe the escalation process if, at any point, the trainer or learner has concerns about their safety.
As part of the application process, the PI will attest that:
I will discuss the guiding principles and requirements for proximity research training with all lab members.
Senior lab personnel who will be undertaking the training role and the learner(s) will comply with all enhanced PPE requirements to perform close proximity work and follow all cleaning/disinfection protocols that are appropriate for the procedure(s) and, if required, that have been approved by EHS.
Laboratory personnel will adhere to existing six-foot social distancing and maximum room density directives in place by the State of Michigan when not performing work approved under this Close Proximity Safety Plan.
Laboratory personnel have been made aware that lab safety issues, including personnel who are ill or not following safety protocols, may be reported via the U-M compliance hotline website, by calling 866-990-0111, or contacting EHS at 734-647-1143 or emailing
. A learner may also escalate concerns to
Who will be conducting the training?
Who will be receiving the training?
Date of Training
Will you need face shields from BI?
Briefly describe purpose of training and why it cannot be done with social distancing/COVID measures in place
Location(s) of training
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