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July 2020

Thu 9
Working at Height: Basic Ladder Safety CANCELLED 09:30 - 10:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Falls from ladders and other height access devices continue to cause injuries to people at work in the University. The new Work at Height Regulations (April 2005) have implications for the University because the emphasis has changed to any fall from any height. Anyone who uses ladders or who supervises work with ladders should attend this session.

Available to deliver in departments and colleges, see Unscheduled events for more details.

Wed 15
Asbestos Awareness Training [Places] 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This training will provide delegates with a basic knowledge of asbestos awareness, the risks and the legal requirements under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.

Virtual - Fire Safety Managers Training new [Full] 10:00 - 12:30 Room to be confirmed

This course will provide clear instruction of what is expected of fire safety managers to assist responsible persons to comply with current fire safety legislation.

Asbestos Awareness Training [Places] 13:00 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This training will provide delegates with a basic knowledge of asbestos awareness, the risks and the legal requirements under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.

Tue 21
Departmental Responsible Person Training (TG1) CANCELLED 09:00 - 17:00 Greenwich House, Lima Room

This is a City and Guilds accredited course which will provide delegates with an understanding of the risks and the legal requirements under the Approved Code of Practice Legionnaires' disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems 2013.

Wed 29
Virtual - Fire Safety Managers Training new [Full] 10:00 - 12:30 Room to be confirmed

This course will provide clear instruction of what is expected of fire safety managers to assist responsible persons to comply with current fire safety legislation.

Radioactive Substances: An Introduction to Suitable and Safe Use CANCELLED 14:15 - 16:45 Department of Biochemistry, Thomas Lecture Theatre

Anyone who is a first-time user of unsealed radioactive substances is expected to attend this acquaintanceship course before they begin the work. Users of radioactive substances who are new to the University should also attend. This course also acts as a refresher for experienced users and for users from other institutions or countries. There will be time for discussion and questions at the end of the session, and a self-assessment exercise of attendees’ core knowledge will be carried out.

Thu 30
Using Containment Facilities and Microbiological Safety Cabinets CANCELLED 14:15 - 15:45 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

A microbiological safety cabinet (MSC) is a vital piece of equipment that helps to prevent exposure to biological hazards. All containment laboratory users and their supervisors should know how to use MSCs effectively, what the standards are for the different levels of containment, and how the facilities are managed. This course will help both users and managers understand their responsibilities in creating a safe working area and provide both theory and practical knowledge on the safe and effective use of tissue culture (Class II) cabinets.

August 2020

Wed 12
Virtual - Fire Safety Managers Training new [Full] 10:00 - 12:30 Room to be confirmed

This course will provide clear instruction of what is expected of fire safety managers to assist responsible persons to comply with current fire safety legislation.

September 2020

Fri 18
Legionella Awareness Training (TG2) [Places] 09:30 - 13:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

This is a City and Guilds accredited course which will provide delegates with a basic understanding of legionella awareness, the risks and the legal requirements under the Approved Code of Practice Legionnaires' disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems 2013.