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SafetySkills Instructions

The Office of Risk Management is excited to introduce the SafetySkills Learning Management System.  SafetySkills provides hundreds of training modules, addressing topics from Art Safety to Fall Protection to Universal Waste Management.  Trainings will be assigned to you on an as-needed OR as-requested basis.  See below for step-by-step instructions for using the system.

1. Register for an online training using the Training Calendar and Registration Form.  Alternatively, a training will be assigned to you as needed.


2.  You will receive an email notifying you that a course is ready to be taken: 




3.  Click the link in the email (


4.  You will be taken to an SMU log-in screen.  Use your 8-digit SMU ID number and your SMU password to log in to the system:




5. You will arrive at the SafetySkills landing page, which shows your currently-assigned training, upcoming training, and completed training.  Find your assigned course under the "Current Training" heading, and click on the title:


SS landing page


6.  The training course will launch.  Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the training:


SS training example


7. When the course is complete, click the "Click Here To Save And Close" link at the top to return to your SafetySkills landing page.  Your completed training should now show up under the "Completed Training" heading.


SS training completion