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Tuesday 3 March

09:00
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) CANCELLED 09:00 - 10:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (0900-1030) 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 (1045-1145) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

09:30
IOSH Managing Safely charged (2 of 3) Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Managing Safely is ideally suited to managers, research supervisors, administrators with safety responsibilities and Departmental Safety Officers across all sectors of the University. It leads to a nationally recognised and accredited qualification.

Please note to be successful in gaining the qualification delegates will need to pass an assessment on day 3 of the course and complete a risk assessment project to be handed in at a later date. (IOSH is the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.)

Please contact the course organiser, Jane Oliver if you would like further details before booking on the course.

10:00

Principal Investigators, research group heads and supervisors have duties and responsibilities both in law and under University Policy where the health and safety of group members (and others that may be influenced by their research activities) are concerned. It is mandatory that all PIs, group heads and supervisors attend this course which will quickly inform you of what you must do to comply with the law, keep your staff and students safe and reduce the possibility of litigation, thus reducing the overall risk to the University.

10:45
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) CANCELLED 10:45 - 11:45 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (0900-1030) 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 (1045-1145) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

14:00
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) CANCELLED 14:00 - 15:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

The Fire Safety Awareness course (1400-1500) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (1515-1615) 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.)

15:15
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) CANCELLED 15:15 - 16:15 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

The Fire Safety Awareness course (1400-1500) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (1515-1615) 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.)

Wednesday 4 March

09:30
IOSH Managing Safely charged (3 of 3) Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Managing Safely is ideally suited to managers, research supervisors, administrators with safety responsibilities and Departmental Safety Officers across all sectors of the University. It leads to a nationally recognised and accredited qualification.

Please note to be successful in gaining the qualification delegates will need to pass an assessment on day 3 of the course and complete a risk assessment project to be handed in at a later date. (IOSH is the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.)

Please contact the course organiser, Jane Oliver if you would like further details before booking on the course.

10:00
Fire Safety Managers Finished 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.

14:15
Using Containment Facilities and Microbiological Safety Cabinets Finished 14:15 - 15:45 Greenwich House, Cairo 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.

Thursday 5 March

09:30
Nanoparticle Safety Finished 09:30 - 11:30 Greenwich House, Minsk Room

The course includes: A brief background; issues arising because of their small size and implications for safety; factors to consider whilst risk assessing work with nanoparticles; suggested control measures; some of the concerns with respect to Carbon Nano Tubes (CNTS).

14:30

Principal Investigators, research group heads and supervisors have duties and responsibilities both in law and under University Policy where the health and safety of group members (and others that may be influenced by their research activities) are concerned. It is mandatory that all PIs, group heads and supervisors attend this course which will quickly inform you of what you must do to comply with the law, keep your staff and students safe and reduce the possibility of litigation, thus reducing the overall risk to the University.

Friday 6 March

09:30
Chemical Safety Finished 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

A safety course for anyone either directly working with chemicals or who is responsible for persons working with chemicals including PIs, Post Grads, Post Docs and technicians.

Monday 9 March

09:30
Using Hydrofluoric Acid Safely CANCELLED 09:30 - 11:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Hydrofluoric Acid (HF) is one of the most toxic and potentially dangerous substances used in the University. All users of HF should be fully aware of and have a good understanding of the nature of HF. They should know how best to control HF, avoid accidental exposure and understand how to deal with accidental exposure to HF. All users of HF are strongly advised to attend this course. This course is also useful for First Aiders in Departments where HF is used.

Chemical Safety Finished 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

A safety course for anyone either directly working with chemicals or who is responsible for persons working with chemicals including PIs, Post Grads, Post Docs and technicians.

Tuesday 10 March

09:30
Lifting and Manual Handling Finished 09:30 - 11:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This awareness training is for all staff who are regularly involved in moving and carrying loads and setting up equipment etc. The course involves theory, video and a practical demonstration by the instructor.

Also available to deliver in departments and colleges where a more bespoke course maybe useful. See Unscheduled events for more details.

14:00
Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms Finished 14:00 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

A prior risk assessment of all work with genetically modified organisms, from bacteria to animals, is a requirement by law. This course will cover the legal background and your duties, provide guidance on the Hazard Groups and containment levels, explain the notification system and guide you through an example GM risk assessment. At least a basic understanding of biology and genetic techniques is assumed, which will allow you to get the full benefit of this course.

Wednesday 11 March

09:30
Working at Height: Basic Ladder Safety Finished 09:30 - 10:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg 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.

Thursday 12 March

09:00
Pressurised Gas and Cryogens POSTPONED 09:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

This course will cover safe storage and use of cryogens, safe use and stores of compressed gas, and aspects of oxygen depletion with respect to the above.

Note: Change of time (0900-1200) and room (Meeting Room, first floor).

Departmental Responsible Person Training (TG1) Finished 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.

Monday 16 March

09:30
Chemical Safety POSTPONED 09:30 - 12:45 Clifford Allbutt Lecture Theatre

A safety course for anyone either directly working with chemicals or who is responsible for persons working with chemicals including PIs, Post Grads, Post Docs and technicians.

10:00
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) Finished 10:00 - 11:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

Fire Warden training (1000-1130) 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 (1145-1230) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

11:30
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) Finished 11:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

Fire Warden training (1000-1130) 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 (1145-1230) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Tuesday 17 March

10:00
Annual Departmental Safety Officer Update POSTPONED 10:00 - 12:30 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 3

An annual update for Departmental Safety Officers.

14:00
Principal Investigators, Do You Know How to Fulfil Your Health and Safety Responsibilities? POSTPONED 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Physiology, Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room

Principal Investigators, research group heads and supervisors have duties and responsibilities both in law and under University Policy where the health and safety of group members (and others that may be influenced by their research activities) are concerned. It is mandatory that all PIs, group heads and supervisors attend this course which will quickly inform you of what you must do to comply with the law, keep your staff and students safe and reduce the possibility of litigation, thus reducing the overall risk to the University.

Wednesday 18 March

09:30
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital CANCELLED 09:30 - 10:30 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

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

Please note: This event will close for bookings one week before the event.