Research Materials Shipping Training Requirements

The following training requirements must be completed by all research personnel involved in any aspect of shipping or receiving research/clinical materials. 

Please check your training via Yale’s Training Management System (TMS) at yale.edu/training and click on “My Training Information” to determine if you have completed all of the training requirements.

Cultures or stocks of human pathogens (Infectious Substance, Category A affecting humans)

Cultures or stocks of animal pathogens (Infectious Substance, Category A affecting animals)

Human materials with a high probability of containing a human pathogen (Biological Substance, Category B human origin)

Animal materials with a high probability of containing an animal pathogen (Biological Substance, Category B animal origin):

Human materials with a low probability or not known to contain a pathogen (Exempt Human Specimen)

Animal materials with a low probability or not known to contain a pathogen (Exempt Animal Specimen)

Dry Ice (with none of the materials listed above)