Safety Training How-To Access the Website

Accessing the training site requires you to use either Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari web browser. All other browsers are currently not supported.

– Accessing the website will require two things.

  • Installation of the Java Plug-In
  • Pop Ups blocker allowed for the RIT Safety Training web site

– 1st, Check to see if you have Java installed

Visit the following web site to test your Java installation.

If the website fails to load or if your Java install is not the latest version, please follow these instructions to install the latest version

– For RIT Owned computers do the following:

  • Mac — Run Managed Software Update located in your utilities folder
  • PC — submit a Help Desk ticket online at http://cias-helpdesk.rit.edu

– For All other computers visit the following page to download the latest driver:

– Training Video Web Site Link

– How do I make this work once I verified my Java plug-in works?

Safari ( Mac )

  • Before visiting the above link we need to enable Pop Ups with-in the browser
  • Launch Safari and visit the Preferences by clicking “Safari” in the menu bar and choosing “Preferences
  • Choose “Security” and uncheck “Block pop-up windows
    Safari_EnablePopUps
  • Now visit the Training Website:
    https://www.rit.edu/fa/grms/ehs/content/labstudio-safety
  • Login using your RIT username and password and click on the “play button” to start the training video
    ClickPlayButton

Firefox ( Mac )

  • Launch Firefox ( make sure to verify your java install first ) and visit the URL for the training site
  • Login to the site when asked using your RIT username and password
  • Once the website loads, click on the “Play Button” icon on the website.  Firefox will prevent you from opening the pop-up window.  Click “PreferencesFirefox_Pref
  • Now choose “Allow pop-ups for rit.skillport.com
    Firefox_Allow
  • Click the play button again and you should see a Run Java message pop up.  Click the “Run Button”
    Java_Run
  • Training video should now be playing

Internet Explorer ( PC )

  • After verifying your Java install, visit the Training website URL
  • Login with your RIT username and password
  • Click the “Play button” and you will be notified that the Pop-up was blocked.  Click on this notification and then choose “Always Allow Pop-ups from This Site”
    IE_AcceptPopUp
  • Now you are presented with another dialog confirming to Allow the pop-ups from rit.skillport.com.  Click “Yes”
    IE_Accept
  • Click the “Play button” again and then click “Run” when asked by Java to Run this application
    Java_Run
  • You should now see the player start to load the training video

Firefox ( PC )

  • Launch Firefox ( make sure to verify your java install first ) and visit the URL for the training site
  • Might be presented with “This Connection is Untrusted”.  If so, click “Add Exception…”
    Firefox_AddException
  • Click “Confirm Security Exception”
    Firefox_AcceptException
  • Click on the “Play button”
  • You will be notified that the Pop-up was blocked.  Click the “Options…” button and choose “Allow pop-ups for rit.skillport.com”
  • Firefox_AllowPopUpClick the “Play button” again and then click “Run” when asked by Java to Run this application
    Java_Run
  • You should now see the player start to load the training video