Bloodborne Pathogen and Needlestick Prevention


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.

Time Commitment

The course will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. If you cannot complete the course in one session, you may log in at a later time using the same user name and continue from where you left off.


  • A score of 100% is required for passing.
  • A passing score is required to fulfill the training requirement.
  • Should a user fail the exam, the exam may be taken more than once.

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
  6. Click on Launch Course
  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

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.