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OHSS Training 2013-14

Programme of events provided by Occupational Health and Safety Service
(Tue 3 Sep 2013 - Thu 21 Aug 2014)

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Tue 3 Sep 2013 – Wed 30 Oct 2013

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Tuesday 3 September 2013

09:00
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) Finished 09:00 - 10:30 Fire Safety, Training Room (The venue is no longer available through this Provider)

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
CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace charged (1 of 2) CANCELLED 09:30 - 13:30 Safety Office, Seminar Room (The venue is no longer in use)

This Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) course will benefit anyone in a work environment and is designed to provide candidates with an understanding of health and safety requirements placed on employers and employees. If you require training before the next planned course please contact the course leader as it may be possible to arrange some training earlier if there is enough demand.

10:45
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) Finished 10:45 - 11:45 Fire Safety, Training Room (The venue is no longer available through this Provider)

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) Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Fire Safety, Training Room (The venue is no longer available through this Provider)

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.

15:15
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) Finished 15:15 - 16:15 Fire Safety, Training Room (The venue is no longer available through this Provider)

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.

Wednesday 4 September 2013

09:30
CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace charged (2 of 2) CANCELLED 09:30 - 13:30 Safety Office, Seminar Room (The venue is no longer in use)

This Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) course will benefit anyone in a work environment and is designed to provide candidates with an understanding of health and safety requirements placed on employers and employees. If you require training before the next planned course please contact the course leader as it may be possible to arrange some training earlier if there is enough demand.

10:00
Fire Safety Managers Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Fire Safety, Training Room (The venue is no longer available through this Provider)

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.

Tuesday 10 September 2013

10:00
Legionella Awareness Training Finished 10:00 - 11:00 Safety Office, Seminar Room (The venue is no longer in use)

Legionella Awareness Training for supervisory and maintenance staff, facilities managers and staff, and college maintenance or safety staff.

14:30
A Brief Introduction to Managing Laser Safety Finished 14:30 - 15:30 Safety Office, Seminar Room (The venue is no longer in use)

This course provides a brief introduction to laser safety management for those with supervisory responsibilities for laser laboratories, with a modern approach to laser safety.

Wednesday 11 September 2013

14:00
Ultraviolet Radiation: Safe Use of Artificial Sources CANCELLED 14:00 - 15:30 Safety Office, Seminar Room (The venue is no longer in use)

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.

Thursday 12 September 2013

09:30
Lifting and Manual Handling Finished 09:30 - 11:00 Safety Office, Seminar Room (The venue is no longer in use)

This training is for all staff who are regularly involved in moving and carrying loads and setting up equipment etc. The course involves theory, practical and video. It requires active participation by all attending. The training also includes a practical demonstration of safe lifting and shows a range of lifting aids that are available.

Tuesday 17 September 2013

14:15
Risk Assessment for Supervisors Finished 14:15 - 15:45 Safety Office, Seminar Room (The venue is no longer in use)

A practical course aimed at supervisors and line managers. The course is designed to give Supervisors the necessary skills to carry out risk assessments with the minimum of fuss.

Tuesday 1 October 2013

09:00
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) Finished 09:00 - 10:30 Fire Safety, Training Room (The venue is no longer available through this Provider)

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) Finished 10:45 - 11:45 Fire Safety, Training Room (The venue is no longer available through this Provider)

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) Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Fire Safety, Training Room (The venue is no longer available through this Provider)

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.

15:15
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) Finished 15:15 - 16:15 Fire Safety, Training Room (The venue is no longer available through this Provider)

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.

Wednesday 2 October 2013

11:00
Fire Safety Managers Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Fire Safety, Training Room (The venue is no longer available through this Provider)

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.

Monday 14 October 2013

14:15
Laser Safety for Class 3B and 4 Laser Users and Research Supervisors Finished 14:15 - 16:45 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 1

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.

Wednesday 16 October 2013

10:00
Radioactive Substances: An Introduction to Suitable and Safe Use Finished 10:00 - 12:30 Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Lecture Theatre

Anyone who is a first-time user of unsealed radioactive substances is expected to attend this 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.

14:00
Using Hydrofluoric Acid Safely Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Safety Office, Seminar Room (The venue is no longer in use)

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.

Thursday 17 October 2013

09:00
Chemical Safety Finished 09:00 - 12:00 Fire Safety, Training Room (The venue is no longer available through this Provider)

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.

If you have attended the 2-hour departmental chemical safety training it is not necessary to attend this course as well.

Monday 21 October 2013

14:15
Managing Mercury Contamination CANCELLED 14:15 - 15:15 Safety Office, Seminar Room (The venue is no longer in use)

Mercury was used extensively in the past in all science based departments in a wide range of equipment. The course is designed to show how a risk based precautionary approach can effectively manage this legacy of the past.

Thursday 24 October 2013

09:00
Pressurised Gas and Cryogens POSTPONED 09:00 - 12:00 Safety Office, Seminar Room (The venue is no longer in use)

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.

Friday 25 October 2013

10:00
Nanoparticle Safety Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Safety Office, Seminar Room (The venue is no longer in use)

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).

Wednesday 30 October 2013

14:15
Radioactive Substances: An Introduction to Suitable and Safe Use Finished 14:15 - 16:30 Department of Biochemistry, Thomas Lecture Theatre

Anyone who is a first-time user of unsealed radioactive substances is expected to attend this 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.