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Tue 3 Oct 2023 – Thu 16 Nov 2023

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October 2023

Tue 3
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital Finished 08:00 - 09:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants. It is recommended that this training be refreshed every 2-3 years.

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

Tue 10
Legionella Awareness Training (Level 1) Finished 09:00 - 12:00 Room to be confirmed

Legionella Awareness Training.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

Wed 11
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training Finished 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.

Departmental Fire Safety Manager Training Finished 10:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg/Granada (Combined) 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 Finished 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.)

Thu 12

This course is an essential component of training for new laser users, which should be backed up by practical training in departments.

The course may be suitable for users of other classes of lasers, depending on the risk, but please discuss this with your Laser Safety Officer first.

Mon 16
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital Finished 12:00 - 13:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants. It is recommended that this training be refreshed every 2-3 years.

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

Thu 19
Legionella Awareness Training - City & Guilds (Level 2) Finished 09:00 - 16:00 Room to be confirmed

The Session covers detailed background and case studies of Legionella Bacteria and how it can colonise in domestic water systems. Overview of current legislation and guidance, monitoring and control measures, record keeping and escalation procedures.

This Course includes an examination.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

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 you experience any problems, please contact safety.training@admin.cam.ac.uk.

Mon 23

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 24
Responsible Person for Water Safety – City & Guilds (Level 3) CANCELLED 09:00 - 16:00 Room to be confirmed

The Session covers detailed background and case studies of Legionella Bacteria and how it can colonise in domestic water systems. Current legislation and guidance regarding responsibility in detail, monitoring and control measures, record keeping and escalation procedures.

This Course includes an examination.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

Thu 26
Asbestos Awareness Training Finished 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg/Granada (Combined) 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.

Asbestos awareness training is mandatory for all University personnel meeting the prerequisites of the Asbestos Regulations and ACoPs (Accepted Codes of Practice). Training is typically required for personnel who could inadvertently disturb asbestos during the course of their work/activities or instruct someone to do so, eg personnel who work on buildings.

November 2023

Wed 1
Departmental Fire Safety Manager Training CANCELLED 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.

Departmental Fire Safety Manager Refresher Training new Finished 10:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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

Thu 2
Asbestos Awareness Training Finished 09:00 - 12:30 Department of Physics, Maxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room (Floor 2)

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.

Asbestos awareness training is mandatory for all University personnel meeting the prerequisites of the Asbestos Regulations and ACoPs (Accepted Codes of Practice). Training is typically required for personnel who could inadvertently disturb asbestos during the course of their work/activities or instruct someone to do so, eg personnel who work on buildings.

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.

Wed 8
Departmental Safety Officer Essentials (An introduction to your role) POSTPONED 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

If you are a newly appointed Departmental Safety Officer (DSO), this course will give you all the essential information you need to understand your new role - what the role involves and what is doesn’t. We will introduce the key topics of Health and Safety that you will be working with and have plenty of opportunity to discuss any queries that you have. The course should be completed within 3 months of being appointed as a DSO. Space permitting, we also welcome current DSOs and others with a health and safety role.

Thu 9
Legionella Awareness Training (Level 1) Finished 09:00 - 12:00 Room to be confirmed

Legionella Awareness Training.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

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 you experience any problems, please contact safety.training@admin.cam.ac.uk.

Fri 10
Virtual - Peregrine Foresight Demonstration new Finished 10:00 - 11:00 N/A - MS Teams

Come and find out about the main features of Peregrine Foresight, the new system for creating, approving and recording pre-travel risk assessments.

Tue 14
Legionella Awareness Training - City & Guilds (Level 2) Finished 09:00 - 16:00 Room to be confirmed

The Session covers detailed background and case studies of Legionella Bacteria and how it can colonise in domestic water systems. Overview of current legislation and guidance, monitoring and control measures, record keeping and escalation procedures.

This Course includes an examination.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

Wed 15
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training Finished 09:30 - 12:00 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.

Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training Finished 13:00 - 15:15 Greenwich House, Heidelberg/Granada (Combined) 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.)

Laser Safety for Class 3B and 4 Laser Users and Research Supervisors Finished 14:15 - 16:45 Department of Biochemistry, Thomas Lecture Theatre

This course is an essential component of training for new laser users, which should be backed up by practical training in departments.

The course may be suitable for users of other classes of lasers, depending on the risk, but please discuss this with your Laser Safety Officer first.

Thu 16

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.