Required employee training
All UW employees — except for UW Medicine employees — are required to attend these training sessions. UW Medicine employees receive all required trainings elsewhere and are not required to complete the trainings below.
Addressing Discrimination & Harassment (ADH)
All newly hired employees are required to attend a session on addressing discrimination and harassment. This session helps employees identify situations of perceived discrimination and sexual harassment, resolve the situation, and understand applicable law.
Most newly hired benefits-eligible employees at the Seattle campus (excepting medical centers) are required to attend Welcome Day, which, as of Jan. 2020, includes a session on Addressing Discrimination & Harassment (formerly Prevention of Sexual Harassment).
Violence prevention and response
This 90-minute training workshop, facilitated by SafeCampus, teaches employees how to recognize concerning behaviors, respond, and prevent violence in the workplace. To register for Violence Prevention and Response training, visit the SafeCampus website.
Reporting suspected child abuse
Employees will learn about their mandated reporting responsibilities by watching the 21-minute online training, Reporting Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect, developed by the Office for Youth Programs Development and Support.
The Environmental Health and Safety office offers online asbestos awareness training, which takes about 30 minutes to complete. To successfully complete the training, employees must correctly answer a series of quiz questions.