Cal Poly Pomona

Environmental Health & Safety Web Training

California State University (CSU)

Skillsoft Web Based Training System

News Flash: The System is Fully Operational.


Welcome to the CSU Skillsoft Web Based Training System. We hope this method of training will provide an acceptable alternative for accomplishing your safety training needs.

Web Based Training Courses are available through Skillsoft for all employees (Faculty, Staff and Student Workers), except Auxiliary employees. Please use the Skillsoft Link on this page along with your Bronco Name and Password to access courses.

Logging On

In case you cannot log on, some typical error messages and solutions are as follows:

  • Authentication Failed.  After entering your Bronco Username and Password you receive the message “Authentication Failed”.  The Bronco Username and/or Password you entered are incorrect or invalid.  Verify that you have entered a valid Bronco Username and Password.  These should be the same Username and Password you use to log on to a campus computer or to retrieve campus emails.
  • Your user ID has been deactivated.  After entering your Bronco Username and Password you receive the message “Error: Your user ID has been deactivated. Contact your training administrator“.  Your Username in the Skillsoft Web Based Training System is currently inactive.  This typical occurs if your employment appointment is quarterly and the new quarter appointment has not been submitted or processed.  You can provide your Bronco ID to Environmental Health & Safety and request that they reactivate your username in the Skillsoft Web Based Training System.  Environmental Health & Safety can be contacted at
  • Application has encountered an error.  After entering your Bronco Username and Password you receive the message “The application has encountered an error.  Contact your training manager”.  This occurs when you are not listed as a User in the Skillsoft Web Based Training Database.  The reasons you are not listed can be: 1) That your employment appointment has not been submitted to Payroll Services or has not yet been processed in the Peoplesoft System; or 2) That you are not a University Employee or you are an Auxiliary employee.  If the processing of your employment appointment is the reason, you will be added to the Skillsoft Web Based Training System by 2 am the next working day following the posting of your employment appointment.  If the reason is that you are not a University Employee or you are an Auxiliary employee you can contact Environmental Health & Safety, who may be able to provide some assistance. Environmental Health & Safety can be contacted at

Once logged on in Skillsoft

Click on View My Plan in the upper left area of the screen.  The View My Plan Window will typically list the courses assigned to you based on your Job Safety Classification under the Assigned Learning Tab.  It is recommended that you complete the listed courses assigned to you. The process for assigning Job Classifications is not always accurate.  If you feel your Job Safety Classification and/or assigned courses are not accurate or you have no courses listed, contact Environmental health & Safety at

If you want to take some of the other courses, you can click Browse The Catalog on the upper left area of the screen and click on “Environmental, Health, Safety & Transportation” or “CSU Environmental Health & Safety” to search and browse for other courses.

For additional information on using Skillsoft, please feel free to click the link titled "Information - Getting Started with Skillsoft 8".

If you have questions regarding the training please contact the EH&S office at (909) 869-4697 or via email at

List of Training Courses Available

The following courses are available on the CSU Skillsoft Web Based Training System.

Access to Employee Med. & Exp. Records

IATA 5: Limitations and Shipment Review

Accident Investigation & Reporting

Indoor Hoisting and Rigging

Accident Investigation & Reporting Sim.

Industrial Ergonomics


Introduction to Industrial Hygiene

Back Safety and Injury Prevention

Job Hazard Analysis

Behavior-Based Safety for Supervisors

Laboratory Safety

Benzene Awareness

Ladder Safety

Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness

Laser Safety Training

Carcinogen Safety

Lead and Cadmium

Chemical Process Safety

Lead Awareness

Chlorine Safety

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Safety

Cold Stress


Compressed Gas Safety Program

Lock-out/Tag-out for Authorized Persons

Computer Ergonomics

Machine Guarding

Confined Spaces

Material Safety Data Sheets

Construction Safety Orientation

Mold Awareness

Cryogenic Safety

NFPA 1600 Business Continuity Programs

Decontamination (HAZWOPER)

NFPA 1600 Disaster/Emergency Management

Defensive Driving Fundamentals (CSU)

NFPA 70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Defensive Driving: Truck Safety

Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety

DOT 1: Hazardous Materials Table

Office Ergonomics

DOT 2: Packing and Labeling

Office Safety

DOT 3: Shipping Papers

OSHA 300 Recordkeeping

DOT 4: Loading and Storage

Pandemic Flu Awareness

DOT Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Personal Protective Equipment: Body

DOT Security for Shipment of Haz. Mat.

Personal Protective Equipment: Head

Electrical Safety

Portable Fire Extinguishers

Electrostatic Discharge Safety Training

Powered Industrial Truck Safety

Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

PPE: Eye and Face Protection

Emergency Response and Spill Control

PPE: Foot and Leg Protection

Emergency Response in the Workplace

PPE: Hand Protection

Environmental Regulations Overview

PPE: Personal Protective Equipment

Ergonomics in the Workplace

PPE: Respiratory Protection (HAZWOPER)

Fall Protection (Working at Heights)

Protection from Occupational Noise

Fire and Explosion Hazards (H)

Radiation Safety

Fire Safety and Prevention

Regulatory Information

First Aid—Automated External Defibrillator

Regulatory Overview (HAZWOPER)

First Aid—Basic

Safe Work Practices

First Aid—CPR

Scaffolding and Ladder Safety

First Aid—Medical Emergencies

Signs and Tags

Food Safety and Handling

Site Control (HAZWOPER)

Forklift Safety Awareness

Site Safety and Health Plan (HAZWOPER)

Globally Harmonized System

Slips, Trips, and Falls

Hand and Power Tool Safety

Spill Prevention and Control

Hazard Communication (HAZWOPER)

Spill Prev. Control and Counter. Plan

Hazard Communication

Sprains and Strains

Hazardous Material Handling and Storage

Storm Water Pollution Prevention

Hazardous Materials in the Workplace

Toxicology (HAZWOPER)

Hazardous Waste Generator (RCRA)

Trenching and Excavation Safety

Heat and Cold Exp. Mgmt.  (HAZWOPER)

Tuberculosis: Prevention and Control

Heat Stress Recognition and Prevention

Universal Waste Rule

Hot Work Permits

Used Oil Management

Hydrogen Sulfide

Using Respiratory Protection

IATA 1: Hazard Class Identification

Welding, Cutting, and Brazing

IATA 2: Marking and Labeling

Workplace Inspections

IATA 3: Packaging

Workplace Safety Orientation

IATA 4: Documentation

Workplace Security Awareness

Any problems or suggestions should be addressed to David L. Patterson via email at or phone at (909) 869-4697.