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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.)

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Tue 25 Oct 2022 13:00 [Full]
Thu 3 Nov 2022 13:00 [Full]
Tue 10 Jan 2023 13:00 [Places]
Wed 8 Feb 2023 13:00 [Places]
Tue 21 Mar 2023 13:00 [Places]
Fire Safety Managers' Training Wed 12 Oct 2022   10:00   [More dates...] [Places]

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.

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Wed 2 Nov 2022 10:00 [Places]
Wed 7 Dec 2022 10:00 [Places]
Wed 4 Jan 2023 10:00 [Places]
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Wed 1 Mar 2023 10:00 [Places]
Wed 5 Apr 2023 10:00 [Places]
Wed 3 May 2023 10:00 [Places]
Wed 7 Jun 2023 10:00 [Places]
Wed 5 Jul 2023 10:00 [Places]
Wed 2 Aug 2023 10:00 [Places]

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.

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Tue 25 Oct 2022 09:30 [Full]
Thu 3 Nov 2022 09:30 [Full]
Tue 6 Dec 2022 09:30 [Full]
Tue 10 Jan 2023 09:30 [Places]
Wed 8 Feb 2023 09:30 [Places]
Tue 21 Mar 2023 09:30 [Places]
IOSH Managing Safely charged Tue 15 Nov 2022   09:30 [Full]

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.

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.

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Wed 2 Nov 2022 14:00 [Places]
Thu 26 Jan 2023 14:00 [Places]
Mon 27 Feb 2023 14:00 [Places]
Mon 19 Jun 2023 10:00 [Places]

A video presentation on The Management of Biological Safety at the University of Cambridge for new Postgraduate students.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Please note: Postgraduate students should see information on Postgraduate Training to access this training.

A video presentation on The Management of Biological Safety at the University of Cambridge for new Postgraduate students.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Please note: Postgraduate students should see information on Postgraduate Training to access this training.

Online: Chemical Safety Training Self-taught Bookable

An online course, including a quiz, for anyone either directly working with hazardous chemicals or who is responsible for persons working with hazardous chemicals including PIs, graduate students, Part III undergraduates, postdoctoral researchers and technicians.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Online: Fire Training Self-taught Bookable

To raise fire safety awareness for all members of the University and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation.

Please note: This online training course now has a different online host. The content is as before, however there are some differences in how you access the course and you will have to register to access the new ClickHSE Portal for the first time. You will require access to a computer, tablet or mobile phone which has the ability to connect to the internet and open a webpage.

If you have already completed and passed the online fire training this academic year the information will only be recorded once on the University Training Booking System (UTBS).

A video presentation on Glass and Sharps Hazards.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Please note: Postgraduate students should see information on Postgraduate Training

An online course will guide you through the requirements of the regulations and introduce you to the University's risk assessment proformas.

Sources of information and advice will be provided and some key aspects to consider in assigning the activity class will be highlighted. You will be given some examples to help you produce a risk assessment of sufficient detail to enable you and your local GM safety committee to decide on the correct activity class of the project.

At the end you will be required to test your knowledge by completing the quiz.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

This online course is intended to provide some basic information about health and safety in the University and help you to understand your responsibility to: Keep yourself safe, look out for the safety of others, and co-operate with your department and the University.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Please note: Postgraduate students should complete the Online Postgraduate Safety Course Introduction Training instead.

This year’s Postgraduate Safety Training includes a mandatory Introduction session for all students (unless formally excused by their Department) plus sessions on topics chosen according to the discipline and nature of your research activities. Even if your Department has excused you from attendance you are strongly encouraged to listen to at least the PG Health and Safety Training Introduction Session.

Please book a place and you will receive a link to the Introductory session and other session topics which will be available from Tuesday 4 October 2022 onwards.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Online training in Using Compressed Cylinder Gases Safely.

Once you have booked a provisional place on this course an access code and Learner Guidance and Support document will be emailed to you within a few days to get you started.

There will be a quiz at the end of each module.

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 complete this online course. This course is also useful for First Aiders in Departments where HF is used.

There is a quiz which users must pass to pass the course.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Online training in Using Liquid Nitrogen Safely.

Once you have booked a provisional place on this course an access code and Learner Guidance and Support document will be emailed to you within a few days to get you started.

There will be a quiz at the end of each module.

Risk Assessment Thu 2 Feb 2023   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

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

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Wed 30 Nov 2022 09:30 [Full]
Wed 10 May 2023 09:30 [Places]
Thu 13 Jul 2023 09:30 [Places]
Sealed Source Users Course Mon 21 Nov 2022   14:00   [More dates...] [Places]

This course provides an introduction to working safely with sealed radioactive sources (a sealed source contains radioactive material and is manufactured in such a way that the material cannot be dispersed).

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Wed 15 Feb 2023 14:00 [Places]

This training is conducted by Peregrine Risk Management Ltd and is aimed at those who review and approve staff and students Travel Risk Assessments. This training will provide those who approve travel with the necessary skills to assess, feedback, approve and decline submissions based on organisational risk appetite and tolerance, and not individual worldview and risk perception.

Transport and Movement of Radioactive Materials Wed 7 Dec 2022   10:00 [Places]

This short course is designed to provide basic information to consignors, stores personnel, and departmental drivers on the nature of radioactivity, its effects on people and how we protect ourselves from 'radiation'. You do not need any previous knowledge of the nature or effects of radioactivity. We also cover in detail the rules and regulations concerning transport and movement of radioactive substances.

Who should attend? Departmental drivers from departments that consign radioactive materials or waste and stores managers and radiation protection supervisors who are responsible for consigning or transporting radioactive materials between departments or on the public roads.

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.

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Thu 23 Feb 2023 14:00 [Places]
Mon 15 May 2023 14:00 [Places]

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.

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Wed 19 Oct 2022 14:00 [Places]
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Wed 25 Jan 2023 10:00 [Places]
Wed 3 May 2023 14:00 [Places]
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Wed 26 Jul 2023 14:00 [Places]

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.

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Thu 19 Jan 2023 14:00 [Places]
Tue 7 Mar 2023 14:00 [Places]
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Wed 5 Jul 2023 14:00 [Places]
Work Equipment and Machinery Safety charged Tue 10 Jan 2023   09:30 [Places]

This IOSH approved 2 day training course ‘Work Equipment and Machinery Safety’ has been devised for workshop managers/technicians and risk assessors. This course will use practical sessions within a workshop and group exercises.

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.

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Wed 19 Apr 2023 10:00 [Places]
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