skip to navigation skip to content
- Select training provider - (Health, Safety and Regulated Facilities)

Health, Safety and Regulated Facilities course timetable

Show:

Tue 28 Mar – Wed 7 Jun

Now Today

[ No events today ]

April 2023

Wed 5
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Full] 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Fire Warden (classroom) training will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguisher (outdoor practical) training provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Fire Safety Managers' Training [Full] 10:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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.

Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Places] 13:00 - 15:15 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

The Fire Safety Awareness section (classroom based) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (outdoor practical) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

University staff working in embedded accommodation at Addenbrooke's Hospital should attend the NHS' fire training for its tenants. This will cover general fire safety awareness specific to the main hospital. (See related courses below for further details.)

Tue 18
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital [Places] 08:00 - 09:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants.

Please note: Bookings will close one week before the event.

Wed 19
X-Ray Generators and Other Equipment Generating Ionising Radiations [Places] 10:00 - 12:15 Department of Biochemistry, Thomas Lecture Theatre

Anyone who is or will be a first-time user or supervisor of x-ray equipment or other equipment generating ionising radiation is expected to attend this course before they begin work. Existing users and supervisors of these items of equipment who are new to the University should also attend.

Thu 20
An Introduction to Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessment [Places] 09:30 - 11:00 Greenwich House, Minsk Room

This training is intended for staff and post graduate students who regularly use DSE to help prevent or reduce the risk of possible health problems arising from computer use. The training is also aimed at those responsible within departments for assisting with the DSE risk assessment process. The course will provide an understanding of the DSE Regulations 1992 (as amended 2002) and discuss employer's and employee's duties regarding the assessment of DSE workstations. There will be theory and a practical demonstration. The training will allow time to discuss some of the common health problems and concerns that may be associated with poor workstation set-up with examples of possible solutions.

Tue 25

Fire Warden training will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguisher training provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Venue: Lecture Theatre, Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre

Fire Warden training will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguisher training provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Venue: Lecture Theatre, Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre

May 2023

Wed 3
Fire Safety Managers' Training [Places] 10:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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.

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. You will be required to complete a short quiz after the course to confirm your understanding of core aspects of radiation safety.

Please follow this link https://sms.cam.ac.uk/media/3226606 to a 20 minute video 'Working with radioactivity safely' which you will need to watch before attending the main course. You will need your Raven password to access this video. If any problems, please contact safety.training@admin.cam.ac.uk.

Wed 10
Risk Assessment [Places] 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

The course is designed to give attendees the necessary skills to carry out risk assessments.

Dangerous Goods by Air (IATA) Course (1 of 3) [Places] 09:30 - 17:00 Department of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre

This is a CAA approved 3-day training course and open book examination, covering the requirements of the IATA Dangerous Goods by Air Regulations. Someone possessing this qualification will be an asset to their department as carriers ask for more assurances about the packaging and labelling of cargoes.

Note that each participant will need the use of an up to date IATA manual (changes annually) for this course. A few copies will be available on loan but others will have to purchase or borrow one independently.

There will be a 0930 start on the first day but subsequent start, finish and break times will be a matter of negotiation with the trainer.

There is unlikely to be another full IATA course organised centrally until 2025.

Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Full] 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

Fire Warden (classroom) training will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguisher (outdoor practical) training provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Places] 13:00 - 15:15 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The Fire Safety Awareness section (classroom based) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (outdoor practical) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

University staff working in embedded accommodation at Addenbrooke's Hospital should attend the NHS' fire training for its tenants. This will cover general fire safety awareness specific to the main hospital. (See related courses below for further details.)

Thu 11
Dangerous Goods by Air (IATA) Course (2 of 3) [Places] 09:30 - 17:00 Department of Chemistry, Pfizer Lecture Theatre

This is a CAA approved 3-day training course and open book examination, covering the requirements of the IATA Dangerous Goods by Air Regulations. Someone possessing this qualification will be an asset to their department as carriers ask for more assurances about the packaging and labelling of cargoes.

Note that each participant will need the use of an up to date IATA manual (changes annually) for this course. A few copies will be available on loan but others will have to purchase or borrow one independently.

There will be a 0930 start on the first day but subsequent start, finish and break times will be a matter of negotiation with the trainer.

There is unlikely to be another full IATA course organised centrally until 2025.

Fri 12
Dangerous Goods by Air (IATA) Course (3 of 3) [Places] 09:30 - 17:00 Department of Chemistry, Pfizer Lecture Theatre

This is a CAA approved 3-day training course and open book examination, covering the requirements of the IATA Dangerous Goods by Air Regulations. Someone possessing this qualification will be an asset to their department as carriers ask for more assurances about the packaging and labelling of cargoes.

Note that each participant will need the use of an up to date IATA manual (changes annually) for this course. A few copies will be available on loan but others will have to purchase or borrow one independently.

There will be a 0930 start on the first day but subsequent start, finish and break times will be a matter of negotiation with the trainer.

There is unlikely to be another full IATA course organised centrally until 2025.

Mon 15
Ultraviolet Radiation: Safe Use of Artificial Sources [Places] 14:00 - 15:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This course is aimed at supervisors of UV equipment and others who are responsible for areas where artificial sources of UV equipment are used. It gives an understanding of the hazards of ultraviolet radiation and practical methods of protection from artificial sources. It may also be appropriate for users of artificial UV sources, although appropriate practical training on specific equipment should be provided within departments.

Tue 16
Biological Safety Officers' Training Event [Places] 09:00 - 12:30 Sainsbury Laboratory: Lecture Theatre

An annual event for Biological Safety Officers (BSOs).

Wed 17

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.

Thu 18

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants.

Please note: Bookings will close one week before the event.

Wed 24
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Places] 13:15 - 15:45 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden (classroom) training will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguisher (outdoor practical) training provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Wed 31

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. You will be required to complete a short quiz after the course to confirm your understanding of core aspects of radiation safety.

Please follow this link https://sms.cam.ac.uk/media/3226606 to a 20 minute video 'Working with radioactivity safely' which you will need to watch before attending the main course. You will need your Raven password to access this video. If any problems, please contact safety.training@admin.cam.ac.uk.

June 2023

Tue 6
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Full] 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Fire Warden (classroom) training will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguisher (outdoor practical) training provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Places] 13:00 - 15:15 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

The Fire Safety Awareness section (classroom based) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (outdoor practical) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

University staff working in embedded accommodation at Addenbrooke's Hospital should attend the NHS' fire training for its tenants. This will cover general fire safety awareness specific to the main hospital. (See related courses below for further details.)

Wed 7
Fire Safety Managers' Training [Places] 10:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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.