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A Brief Introduction to Managing Laser Safety Tue 11 Sep 2012   14:30 CANCELLED

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.

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]
Annual Departmental Safety Officer Update Thu 22 Mar 2018   09:30 Finished

An annual event for Departmental Safety Officers.

Asbestos Awareness Refresher Training Mon 16 Nov 2015   14:30 Finished

Annual refresher training in asbestos awareness is mandatory under the Control of Asbestos Regulations. People such as those listed below should initially attend our Asbestos Awareness course and then take a refresher course annually.

Asbestos Awareness Refresher Workshop Mon 15 Apr 2013   14:15 CANCELLED

Annual refresher training in asbestos awareness is mandatory under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006. This workshop is the third part of the Safety Office’s ongoing Asbestos Awareness Training Programme. The Workshop is aimed at frontline staff who MUST have attended the two earlier parts of the programme. It presents a practical and pragmatic approach to managing asbestos in departments.

Asbestos Awareness Training charged Wed 14 Nov 2018   13:30 Finished

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.

Automated External Defibrillator Training Mon 22 May 2017   14:00 Finished

Training on the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and CPR process.

Automated External Defibrillator Training Mon 11 Jul 2016   14:30 Finished

Training on the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and CPR process.

Training on the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and CPR process.

This training is available to departments on request.

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.

Cambridge Archaeological Unit: Lone Working Fri 8 Nov 2013   10:00 Finished

From fieldwork in far flung places, to lab work at weekends, to securing buildings at night, University staff and students may be working alone. Most of the time, these activities can take place without significant risk provided appropriate precautions are in place. But sometimes working alone can accentuate hazards or even introduce new hazards so the risks of lone working need thorough assessment and suitable control measures.

Centre for Stem Cell Research: Chemical Safety Wed 16 May 2012   10:00 Finished

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.

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]
Chemical Safety Thu 6 Dec 2018   09:30 Finished

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.

ChemInventory briefing new Thu 2 Nov 2017   10:00 Finished

ChemInventory briefing

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.

Please note that a minimum of 6 attendees are needed for this course.

Confidence in Personal Safety and Defusing Conflict Wed 30 Jan 2013   14:30 Finished

Personal safety issues, assessing risks in the workplace and how you can minimise the likelihood of becoming a victim. For those of you doing customer-facing jobs, your actions and reactions can be vital in determining what happens next.

Construction, Design and Management Regulations Tue 11 Oct 2011   09:30 CANCELLED

This course is intended to give a summary of the main changes to the Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2007. It is useful for those who engage contractors within their departments or who use their own staff to undertake construction work. This session focuses on areas or items of concern to University staff.

CPR Refresher Training Fri 7 Jun 2013   15:30 CANCELLED

CPR refresher training.

Cyanide Refresher Training Fri 6 Dec 2013   09:30 CANCELLED

A short refresher session for First Aiders.

Cyanide Training Wed 26 Nov 2014   10:00 Finished

A short refresher session for First Aiders.

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 Responsible Person Training (TG1) new Mon 26 Nov 2018   09:00 Finished

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

This briefing is essential for those responsible for reporting accidents and incidents in their departments, such as safety officers, administrators, or first aiders. The reporting process and the updated reporting form will be explained. Refreshments will be provided.

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.

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