Can I take EOESH or GERT
in an instructor lead class as opposed to computer training (CBT)?
We do not generally offer EOESH or GERT as an instructor led
class. Exceptions are made for organized student groups or groups of
employees with special language needs. If you have such a group,
please contact ES&H
Are the web based EOESH and GERT courses good for retraining as well as initial
Yes, it is good for both.
Can I challenge
EOESH or GERT if I already understand the core materials?
If you are retraining, you can challenge EOESH or GERT by opting to go straight to the test section of the web
instead of watching the entire program. Please see our
web page for
more information. You can not challenge either course if you are
taking them for the first time.
I need to renew my EOESH/GERT training; what do I do?
EOESH and GERT are currently available at your desktop computer
through our web based training portal SkillSoft. Please see our
website for instructions on how to access this training.
Study guides are available for GERT but not EOESH on the ES&H
I'm a radiation worker
level RWT l or RWT ll; do I have to take GERT?
Yes. GERT is a prerequisite to all RWT .
I've taken radiological training at
another lab. Do I still have to
take EOESH and GERT here at SLAC?
If you've taken radiological training at another lab, please
Field Operations Group Leader to see if it is transferable to
SLAC. Before contacting the Group Leader, please have a copy of your
training history available to help determine if your training is
If your training is transferable, you will be able
to waive the GERT course. Your training will be valid for two years
from the date you took your initially took your radiation training.
You will also be required to take a SLAC specific
safety orientation training such as
course 396 - SON if you are not a SLAC employee or
course 219 - EOESH if you are a SLAC employee.
I have a returning student who took EOESH and GERT last summer. Do
they need to take these courses again this summer?
No. EOESH and GERT training is valid for two years (even if
a person isn't at SLAC for the full two years). To show proof of
training, the returning student's status in the SLAC Institutional
Database must be changed from Inactive to Active. The
Badging Office will need to verify training by viewing the student's