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Occupational Health and Safety Service course timetable

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Mon 16 Mar – Fri 24 Apr

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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.

Thursday 19 March

09:30
Pressurised Gas and Cryogens POSTPONED 09:30 - 12:45 Clifford Allbutt Lecture Theatre

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.

14:00
Working within the Human Tissue Act POSTPONED 14:00 - 16:30 Clifford Allbutt Lecture Theatre

The course will provide an overview of the Human Tissue Act and will be delivered by Dr Rachel Smith from the MRC Regulatory Support Centre. The Centre provides training, support and guidance to those whose research involves human participants, their tissue, cells or data.

Please contact Carolyn Read to book a place.

Monday 23 March

10:30
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) CANCELLED 10:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg 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.

12:00
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) CANCELLED 12:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg 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.

Tuesday 24 March

14:30
Using Containment Facilities and Microbiological Safety Cabinets POSTPONED 14:30 - 16:00 Clinical School, Seminar Room 12

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.

This session is primarily for those based on the Addenbrooke's Site, although others working at CL2/3 are encouraged to attend.

Thursday 26 March

09:30
Lifting and Manual Handling POSTPONED 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.

Friday 27 March

09:30
Risk Assessment CANCELLED 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

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

Monday 30 March

09:30
Risk Assessment CANCELLED 09:30 - 12:00 Clinical School, Seminar Room 11

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

Wednesday 1 April

10:00
Fire Safety Managers 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.

Thursday 2 April

09:30
Lifting and Manual Handling POSTPONED 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.

Tuesday 7 April

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.

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.)

Thursday 9 April

09:30
Lifting and Manual Handling POSTPONED 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.

Wednesday 22 April

09:00
Asbestos Awareness Training CANCELLED 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Minsk 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.

10:00
X-Ray Generators and Other Equipment Generating Ionising Radiations CANCELLED 10:00 - 12:15 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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.

13:00
Asbestos Awareness Training CANCELLED 13:00 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Minsk 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.

Friday 24 April

11:30
An Introduction to Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessment CANCELLED 11:30 - 13:00 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.