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Bloodborne Pathogen and Needlestick Prevention Training for Research – On-Line


The following instructions are for accessing the UIC/EHSO on-line training modules:

Bloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Prevention is required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for all researchers, students, faculty and staff working in laboratories with potentially infectious materials. This training must be completed annually.

Getting Started

Complete the following steps to register for and access the Online training course.

  1. Go to
  2. Login in with your University NetID and Password
  3. Select Training
  4. Select Course Directory
  5. Select Bloodborne Pathogen and Needlestick Prevention Training for Research
  6. Click on Launch Course
    If you have any questions for the BBP training contents while taking the training, please call 6-6873 or 3-7424.  For other general questions, contact Biosafety at
  7. Complete the Course
  8. The course has built in questions as you proceed through the topics.  Complete the questions and click on Submit Responses
  9. Once course has been completely reviewed, the system will indicate that the course has been completed and you’ll be able to take a quiz to receive a training certificate for the course.
  10. If any of these online courses cannot be launched, please click Support, and fill out an error form, or email for technical assistance. You can call 1-800-939-RAFT x82
  11. If you have questions concerning the training content or campus requirements, please email with questions.

Verification of Training 

Following the successful completion of the course, the BioRaft Safety Database will generate a certificate of completion. You will be able print this certificate. The database will store a digital record of the completed training and a copy of the certificate for later use.