Exceptions to New Employee Orientation (NEO)

If you are starting work prior to attending New Employee Orientation, there are a few training items you'll need to complete within two days of starting work.

Contact: Michele Spagnola, Administrative Assistant
Office: Jacobsen Hall, Room 417
Phone: 315 464-5463
Email: spagnolm@upstate.edu

Required Education

1.) Right to Know Education

  • Right to Know Education can be completed on Blackboard. Login to Blackboard, select the "Courses" tab (upper right) and in the search box, type: RTK. On the next screen, scroll down and hover over "RTK." Select the arrows, and then select "Enroll" and then Submit.
  • OR, if you don't have a Blackboard account, RTK education can also be completed below:

2.) Safety at Work (SAW) Education

Safety at Work (SAW) via Blackboard or

Review the manual below and complete the appropriate post-test.
    SAW Manual PDF document
  • ALL Staff click the link above to the file: SAW Manual
  • SAW Section I & II: ALL STAFF review these sections
  • SAW Section III: LICENSED Staff That Provide Regular Care to Patients review this section in addition to sections I & II
  • Use the bookmarks to the left of the screen to navigate through the manual

Post Test: Complete for Training Credit

3.) Blood Borne Pathogen/Infection Control Training

Parking Information

Please refer to:  http://www.upstate.edu/parking/visitor.php for parking information for your first day of work.


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