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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.

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Fri 26 Apr 2019 13:00 [Places]
Wed 26 Jun 2019 13:00 [Places]
Biological Safety Officers' Training Event Tue 14 May 2019   09:30 [Places]

An annual event for Biological Safety Officers (BSOs).

To register for the event please contact Lynne Dopson and provide your email address.

Chemical Safety Wed 16 Jan 2019   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

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.

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Fri 18 Jan 2019 09:30 [Places]
Fri 8 Feb 2019 09:30 [Places]
Fri 22 Feb 2019 09:30 [Places]
Fri 8 Mar 2019 09:30 [Places]
Fri 5 Apr 2019 09:30 [Places]
Thu 25 Apr 2019 09:30 [Places]
Fri 10 May 2019 09:30 [Places]
Fri 17 May 2019 09:30 [Places]
Fri 21 Jun 2019 09:30 [Places]
Dangerous Goods by Air (IATA) Course Wed 8 May 2019   09:30 [Places]

This is a CAA approved 3-day training course and open book examination, covering the requirements of the IATA Dangerous Goods by Air Regulations. Someone possessing this qualification will be an asset to their department as carriers ask for more assurances about the packaging and labelling of cargoes.

Note that each participant will need the use of an up to date IATA manual (changes annually) for this course. A few copies will be available on loan but others will have to purchase or borrow one independently.

There will be a 0930 start on the first day but subsequent start, finish and break times will be a matter of negotiation with the trainer.

There is unlikely to be another full IATA course organised centrally until 2019.

Departmental Safety Officer Essentials Thu 20 Jun 2019   09:15 [Places]

If you are a newly appointed Departmental Safety Officer, you should attend this course within three months of appointment where possible. Space permitting, we also welcome current DSOs and others with a health and safety role.

The topics are also covered in other courses that are open to all comers.

The Fire Safety Awareness course (1430-1530) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (1545-1630) 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 8 Jan 2019 14:30 [Full]
Tue 5 Feb 2019 14:00 [Places]
Tue 5 Mar 2019 14:00 [Places]
Tue 2 Apr 2019 14:00 [Places]
Tue 7 May 2019 14:00 [Places]
Tue 4 Jun 2019 14:00 [Places]
Tue 2 Jul 2019 14:00 [Places]

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.

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Tue 12 Feb 2019 13:00 [Places]
Thu 21 Mar 2019 08:30 [Places]
Wed 10 Apr 2019 09:30 [Places]
Fri 31 May 2019 12:00 [Places]
Mon 17 Jun 2019 08:30 [Places]
Fire Safety Managers Wed 9 Jan 2019   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 6 Feb 2019 10:00 [Places]
Wed 6 Mar 2019 10:00 [Places]
Wed 3 Apr 2019 10:00 [Places]
Wed 1 May 2019 10:00 [Places]
Wed 5 Jun 2019 10:00 [Places]
Wed 3 Jul 2019 10:00 [Places]
Fire Training Online Self-taught Not bookable

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

Please note that you will need to register when using the Globex online fire training for the first time. Your Fire Safety Manager has instructions for registration or can contact us for this information. To access the training please click on Online Fire Training.

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.

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Tue 8 Jan 2019 09:00 [Full]
Mon 14 Jan 2019 09:00 [Full]
Mon 14 Jan 2019 13:30 [Full]
Tue 5 Feb 2019 09:00 [Full]
Tue 5 Mar 2019 09:00 [Full]
Tue 2 Apr 2019 09:00 [Places]
Tue 7 May 2019 09:00 [Places]
Tue 4 Jun 2019 09:00 [Places]
Tue 2 Jul 2019 09:00 [Places]

The Fire Safety Awareness course will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

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Date Availability
Mon 17 Dec 2018 11:30 [Places]
Mon 17 Dec 2018 13:30 [Places]
Greenwich House: Fire Safety Awareness Training Mon 17 Dec 2018   15:15 CANCELLED

The Fire Safety Awareness course will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation.

Greenwich House: Fire Warden Training Mon 17 Dec 2018   10:45 [Places]

In addition to the Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers training, this course will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation.

Health and Safety Online Training Self-taught Bookable

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

IOSH Managing Safely charged Mon 10 Jun 2019   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

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 training certificate. (IOSH is the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.)

Please contact the course organiser, Jane Oliver for further details before booking on the course.

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Mon 11 Feb 2019 09:30 [Full]

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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Mon 18 Mar 2019 14:00 [Places]
Mon 24 Jun 2019 10:00 [Places]
Legionella Awareness Training Thu 9 May 2019   14:00   [More dates...] [Places]

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

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Thu 17 Jan 2019 10:00 [Full]
Legionella Awareness Training (TG2) new Thu 13 Dec 2018   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

This is a City and Guilds accredited course which will provide delegates with a basic understanding of legionella awareness, the risks and the legal requirements under the Approved Code of Practice Legionnaires' disease. The control of legionella bacteria in water systems 2013.

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Mon 17 Dec 2018 09:30 [Places]
Lifting and Manual Handling Wed 6 Feb 2019   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

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.

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Thu 10 Jan 2019 09:30 [Full]
Tue 22 Jan 2019 09:30 [Full]
Thu 21 Feb 2019 09:30 [Places]
Tue 12 Mar 2019 09:30 [Places]
Thu 28 Mar 2019 09:30 [Places]
Thu 11 Apr 2019 09:30 [Places]
Tue 30 Apr 2019 09:30 [Places]
Thu 16 May 2019 09:30 [Places]
Thu 30 May 2019 09:30 [Places]
Wed 12 Jun 2019 09:30 [Places]
Thu 4 Jul 2019 09:30 [Places]
Thu 18 Jul 2019 09:30 [Places]
Thu 8 Aug 2019 09:30 [Places]
Nanoparticle Safety Thu 7 Mar 2019   09:30 [Places]

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).

Pressurised Gas and Cryogens Wed 20 Mar 2019   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

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.

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Fri 25 Jan 2019 09:30 [Full]
Fri 3 May 2019 09:30 [Places]
Thu 6 Jun 2019 09:30 [Places]

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. All PIs, group heads and supervisors are encouraged to attend this course which will quickly inform you of what you must do to comply with the law, keep you staff and students safe and reduce the possibility of litigation, thus reducing the overall risk to the University.

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Thu 7 Mar 2019 14:30 [Places]
Wed 22 May 2019 14:30 [Places]
Tue 9 Jul 2019 14:30 [Places]

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.

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Wed 23 Jan 2019 10:00 [Places]
Wed 8 May 2019 14:15 [Places]
Wed 22 May 2019 10:00 [Places]
Wed 31 Jul 2019 14:15 [Places]
Risk Assessment Thu 7 Feb 2019   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

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

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Tue 21 May 2019 09:30 [Places]

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.

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Date Availability
Tue 18 Jun 2019 14:00 [Places]
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