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Tuesday 17 May

10:00
Live Online - Biological Safety Officers' Training Event [Places] 10:00 - 11:30 N/A - online webinar

An annual event for Biological Safety Officers (BSOs).

A live online Zoom event.

Wednesday 18 May

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.

Monday 23 May

09:30
Work Equipment and Machinery Safety new (1 of 2) [Full] 09:30 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 11

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

There is one free place per department on the 'Work Equipment and Machinery Safety' training. Any other places will have to be paid for by your department. Please note any cancellations will need to be paid for.

Before making a booking please check with your Departmental Safety Officer (DSO) to see if this Course is appropriate for you.

Tuesday 24 May

09:30
Work Equipment and Machinery Safety new (2 of 2) [Full] 09:30 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 11

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

There is one free place per department on the 'Work Equipment and Machinery Safety' training. Any other places will have to be paid for by your department. Please note any cancellations will need to be paid for.

Before making a booking please check with your Departmental Safety Officer (DSO) to see if this Course is appropriate for you.

Wednesday 1 June

10:00
Fire Safety Managers' Training [Places] 10:00 - 12:30 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 9 June

13:00
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) [Full] 13:00 - 14:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (1.5 hours) 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 (up to 1 hour) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

14:45
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) [Full] 14:45 - 15:45 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (1.5 hours) 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 (up to 1 hour) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Tuesday 14 June

09:00
Asbestos Awareness Training [Places] 09:00 - 12:30 Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, LT1

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.

Asbestos awareness training is mandatory for all University personnel meeting the prerequisites of the Asbestos Regulations and ACoPs (Accepted Codes of Practice). Training is typically required for personnel who could inadvertently disturb asbestos during the course of their work/activities or instruct someone to do so, eg personnel who work on buildings.

09:30
IOSH Managing Safely charged (1 of 3) [Full] 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

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.

13:00
Asbestos Awareness Training [Places] 13:00 - 16:30 Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, LT1

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.

Asbestos awareness training is mandatory for all University personnel meeting the prerequisites of the Asbestos Regulations and ACoPs (Accepted Codes of Practice). Training is typically required for personnel who could inadvertently disturb asbestos during the course of their work/activities or instruct someone to do so, eg personnel who work on buildings.

Wednesday 15 June

09:30
IOSH Managing Safely charged (2 of 3) [Full] 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

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.

Work Equipment and Machinery Safety new (1 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 6

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

There is one free place per department on the 'Work Equipment and Machinery Safety' training. Any other places will have to be paid for by your department. Please note any cancellations will need to be paid for.

Before making a booking please check with your Departmental Safety Officer (DSO) to see if this Course is appropriate for you.

Thursday 16 June

09:30
IOSH Managing Safely charged (3 of 3) [Full] 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

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.

Work Equipment and Machinery Safety new (2 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 6

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

There is one free place per department on the 'Work Equipment and Machinery Safety' training. Any other places will have to be paid for by your department. Please note any cancellations will need to be paid for.

Before making a booking please check with your Departmental Safety Officer (DSO) to see if this Course is appropriate for you.

Monday 20 June

10:00
Laser Safety for Class 3B and 4 Laser Users and Research Supervisors [Places] 10:00 - 12:30 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 21 June

09:00
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) [Full] 09:00 - 10:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (1.5 hours) 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 (up to 1 hour) 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) [Full] 10:45 - 11:45 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (1.5 hours) 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 (up to 1 hour) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Friday 24 June

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

Tuesday 5 July

13:00
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) [Places] 13:00 - 14:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (1.5 hours) 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 (up to 1 hour) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

14:45
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) [Places] 14:45 - 15:45 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (1.5 hours) 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 (up to 1 hour) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Wednesday 6 July

10:00
Fire Safety Managers' Training [Places] 10:00 - 12:30 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 14 July

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.

Monday 18 July

09:30
Work Equipment and Machinery Safety new (1 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 6

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

There is one free place per department on the 'Work Equipment and Machinery Safety' training. Any other places will have to be paid for by your department. Please note any cancellations will need to be paid for.

Before making a booking please check with your Departmental Safety Officer (DSO) to see if this Course is appropriate for you.

Tuesday 19 July

09:30
Work Equipment and Machinery Safety new (2 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 6

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

There is one free place per department on the 'Work Equipment and Machinery Safety' training. Any other places will have to be paid for by your department. Please note any cancellations will need to be paid for.

Before making a booking please check with your Departmental Safety Officer (DSO) to see if this Course is appropriate for you.

Thursday 21 July

09:30
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 11:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Fire Warden training (1.5 hours) 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 (up to 1 hour) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

11:15
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) [Places] 11:15 - 12:15 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training (1.5 hours) 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 (up to 1 hour) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

13:00
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

The Fire Safety Awareness course (1 hour) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (up to 1 hour) 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.)

14:00
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) [Places] 14:00 - 15:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

The Fire Safety Awareness course (1 hour) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (up to 1 hour) 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.)