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Wednesday 1 March

09:30
Pressurised Gas and Cryogens [Full] 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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.

10:00
Fire Safety Managers [Full] 10:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Minsk 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 2 March

09:30
Working at Height: Basic Ladder Safety POSTPONED 09:30 - 10:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Falls from ladders and other height access devices continue to cause injuries to people at work in the University. The new Work at Height Regulations (April 2005) have implications for the University because the emphasis has changed to any fall from any height. Anyone who uses ladders or who supervises work with ladders should attend this session.

10:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital [Places] 10:00 - 11:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

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.

Tuesday 7 March

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 (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.

10:00
ChemInventory briefing new [Places] 10:00 - 12:00 Department of Chemistry, Todd Hamied Room

ChemInventory briefing

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 (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.

14:00
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (1 of 2) [Full] 14:00 - 15:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

The Fire Safety Awareness course (1400-1500) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (1515-1615) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

15:15
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training (2 of 2) [Full] 15:15 - 16:15 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

The Fire Safety Awareness course (1400-1500) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (1515-1615) provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

Wednesday 8 March

10:00
Nanoparticle Safety [Full] 10:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Minsk Room

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).

Thursday 9 March

09:30
CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace charged (1 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 13:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

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.

Friday 10 March

09:30
CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace charged (2 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 13:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

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.

Tuesday 14 March

09:00
Asbestos Awareness Training new [Full] 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Minsk Room

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.

13:30
Asbestos Awareness Training new [Places] 13:30 - 17:00 Greenwich House, Kyoto Room

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.

Wednesday 15 March

09:30
Working at Height: Basic Ladder Safety [Full] 09:30 - 10:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Falls from ladders and other height access devices continue to cause injuries to people at work in the University. The new Work at Height Regulations (April 2005) have implications for the University because the emphasis has changed to any fall from any height. Anyone who uses ladders or who supervises work with ladders should attend this session.

Thursday 16 March

09:30
Lifting and Manual Handling [Full] 09:30 - 11:00 Greenwich House, Kyoto Room

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.

10:00
Chemical Safety [Full] 10:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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.

If you have attended the 2-hour departmental chemical safety training it is not necessary to attend this course as well.

Friday 17 March

10:30

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.

Tuesday 21 March

10:00
Annual Departmental Safety Officer Event [Places] 10:00 - 12:00 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 9

An annual event for Departmental Safety Officers.

Wednesday 22 March

09:30
Using Hydrofluoric Acid Safely [Places] 09:30 - 11:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

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

Thursday 23 March

09:30
Working at Height: Basic Ladder Safety [Full] 09:30 - 10:30 Greenwich House, Minsk Room

Falls from ladders and other height access devices continue to cause injuries to people at work in the University. The new Work at Height Regulations (April 2005) have implications for the University because the emphasis has changed to any fall from any height. Anyone who uses ladders or who supervises work with ladders should attend this session.

10:00
Inspecting Your Workplace [Full] 10:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Kyoto Room

Are you responsible for safety inspections of the place where you work? This course will help you to understand the role of inspections in safety management; enable you to draw up checklists for inspections; know what to look for while inspecting; understand how to report effectively on the results of safety inspections. Sample checklists are available. The time these save you is more than the time you will spend at the course.

Monday 27 March

09:30
IOSH Managing Safely charged (1 of 3) [Places] 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 training certificate. (IOSH is the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.)

Please contact the course organiser, Will Hudson for further details before booking on the course.

14:00
Laser Safety for Class 3B and 4 Laser Users and Research Supervisors [Places] 14:00 - 16:30 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 6

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.

Wednesday 29 March

09:30
IOSH Managing Safely charged (2 of 3) [Places] 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 training certificate. (IOSH is the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.)

Please contact the course organiser, Will Hudson for further details before booking on the course.

09:45
Radiation Protection Supervisors' Update Not bookable 09:45 - 12:00 Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Research Institute

An annual update meeting for Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPSs).

Please contact Emma.Clarke@admin.cam.ac.uk for further details and to book a place.