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Tuesday 5 March

09:00
Legionella Awareness Training (Level 1) Not bookable 09:00 - 12:00 Room to be confirmed

Legionella Awareness Training.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

14:00

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.

Wednesday 6 March

10:00
Departmental Fire Safety Manager Refresher Training new [Full] 10:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

This course will provide a refresher of what is expected of Departmental fire safety managers to assist responsible persons to comply with current fire safety legislation.

Thursday 7 March

10:00

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 any problems, please contact safety.training@admin.cam.ac.uk.

12:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital Not bookable 12:00 - 13:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants. It is recommended that this training be refreshed every 2-3 years.

Please note: Bookings will close one week before the event.

Monday 11 March

14:15
Laser Safety for Class 3B and 4 Laser Users and Research Supervisors [Places] 14:15 - 16:45 Department of Biochemistry, Thomas Lecture Theatre

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.

Tuesday 12 March

09:00
Legionella Awareness Training - City & Guilds (Level 2) Not bookable 09:00 - 16:00 Room to be confirmed

The Session covers detailed background and case studies of Legionella Bacteria and how it can colonise in domestic water systems. Overview of current legislation and guidance, monitoring and control measures, record keeping and escalation procedures.

This Course includes an examination.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

Thursday 14 March

09:30

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.

Tuesday 19 March

08:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital [Places] 08:00 - 09:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants. It is recommended that this training be refreshed every 2-3 years.

Please note: Bookings will close one week before the event.

09:00
Responsible Person for Water Safety – City & Guilds (Level 3) Not bookable 09:00 - 16:00 Room to be confirmed

The Session covers detailed background and case studies of Legionella Bacteria and how it can colonise in domestic water systems. Current legislation and guidance regarding responsibility in detail, monitoring and control measures, record keeping and escalation procedures.

This Course includes an examination.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

09:30
Annual Departmental Safety Officer Update [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 Department of Biochemistry, Thomas Lecture Theatre

An annual update for Departmental Safety Officers.

Tuesday 26 March

09:30
Fire Warden Training [Full] 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation.

13:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training [Places] 13:00 - 15:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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

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.)

Wednesday 27 March

09:30
An Introduction to Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessment [Places] 09:30 - 11:00 Greenwich House, Lima 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.

Wednesday 3 April

10:00
Departmental Fire Safety Manager Training [Full] 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 4 April

09:00
Legionella Awareness Training (Level 1) Not bookable 09:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Legionella Awareness Training.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

Monday 8 April

12:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital [Places] 12:00 - 13:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants. It is recommended that this training be refreshed every 2-3 years.

Please note: Bookings will close one week before the event.

Tuesday 16 April

09:00
Legionella Awareness Training - City & Guilds (Level 2) Not bookable 09:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg/Granada (Combined) Room

The Session covers detailed background and case studies of Legionella Bacteria and how it can colonise in domestic water systems. Overview of current legislation and guidance, monitoring and control measures, record keeping and escalation procedures.

This Course includes an examination.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

09:30
Fire Warden Training [Full] 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation.

13:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training [Places] 13:00 - 15:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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

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.)

Monday 22 April

09:30
Dangerous Goods by Air (IATA) Course charged (1 of 3) [Places] 09:30 - 17:00 Chemistry of Health

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 1: There is a charge for this training (see 'Charging' section below).
  • Note 2: Each participant will need to purchase and bring an up to date IATA manual (which is updated annually) for this Course. A few copies can be loaned if requested prior to the training 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.

The next full IATA course is due to be organised centrally in 2025.

Tuesday 23 April

09:00
Responsible Person for Water Safety – City & Guilds (Level 3) Not bookable 09:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

The Session covers detailed background and case studies of Legionella Bacteria and how it can colonise in domestic water systems. Current legislation and guidance regarding responsibility in detail, monitoring and control measures, record keeping and escalation procedures.

This Course includes an examination.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

09:30
Dangerous Goods by Air (IATA) Course charged (2 of 3) [Places] 09:30 - 17:00 Chemistry of Health

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 1: There is a charge for this training (see 'Charging' section below).
  • Note 2: Each participant will need to purchase and bring an up to date IATA manual (which is updated annually) for this Course. A few copies can be loaned if requested prior to the training 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.

The next full IATA course is due to be organised centrally in 2025.

Wednesday 24 April

09:30
Dangerous Goods by Air (IATA) Course charged (3 of 3) [Places] 09:30 - 15:00 Chemistry of Health

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 1: There is a charge for this training (see 'Charging' section below).
  • Note 2: Each participant will need to purchase and bring an up to date IATA manual (which is updated annually) for this Course. A few copies can be loaned if requested prior to the training 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.

The next full IATA course is due to be organised centrally in 2025.

10:00
Departmental Fire Safety Manager Refresher Training new [Full] 10:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This course will provide a refresher of what is expected of Departmental fire safety managers to assist responsible persons to comply with current fire safety legislation.

12:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital [Places] 12:00 - 13:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants. It is recommended that this training be refreshed every 2-3 years.

Please note: Bookings will close one week before the event.