Trainee Requirements

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Trainee information and requirements

The Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (NWCOHS) is a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)-funded Education and Research Center (ERC). As a condition of grant funding, all trainees must meet the following requirements.

Requirements include:

  1. Trainees must maintain satisfactory progress in their degree program.
  2. Trainees must participate in NWCOHS Center-wide Events (quarterly interdisciplinary activities including lectures, discussions, field trips, etc.)
  3. Trainees must participate in quarterly responsible conduct of research training (Note: OHSR trainees must participate in the Biomedical Research Integrity Lecture Series on research ethics).
  4. Trainees must acknowledge NIOSH support on papers, presentations, etc.

Individual programs or departments may have additional requirements than those listed above. By accepting ERC support, trainees agree to meet the requirements as outlined above. Questions or concerns regarding these expectations can be directed to the NWCOHS Director or Deputy Director. 

See the 2019-2020 NWCOHS Orientation Letter for additional details.