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Tue 11 Sep 2018 – Mon 29 Oct 2018

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September 2018

Tue 11
Chemical Safety Finished 09:30 - 12:45 Department of Physics, 213 Bragg Commitee 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.

Thu 13
Lifting and Manual Handling Finished 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.

Legionella Awareness Training POSTPONED 14:30 - 15:30 Greenwich House, Kyoto Room

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

Tue 18
Working at Height: Basic Ladder Safety Finished 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.

Fri 21
Using Hydrofluoric Acid Safely Finished 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.

Tue 25
Working within the Human Tissue Act Finished 13:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

The course will provide an overview of the Human Tissue Act and will be delivered by Dr Rachel Smith from the MRC Regulatory Support Centre. The Centre provides training, support and guidance to those whose research involves human participants, their tissue, cells or data.

Wed 26
Fire Safety Managers CANCELLED 13:30 - 16:30 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.

Ultraviolet Radiation: Safe Use of Artificial Sources POSTPONED 14:00 - 15:30 Greenwich House, Lima Room

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.

Legionella Awareness Training Finished 14:30 - 15:30 Greenwich House, Minsk Room

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

Thu 27

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.

October 2018

Tue 2
Graduate Safety Course (1 of 3) Finished 08:45 - 13:00 New Museums Site, Babbage Lecture Theatre

Please visit our Graduate Safety Course website for full details of this event, including timings, venues, maps and our policy regarding excusals.

If you have not received an invitation please contact us to let us know.

Graduate Safety Course (2 of 3) Finished 14:00 - 17:00 New Museums Site, Babbage Lecture Theatre

Please visit our Graduate Safety Course website for full details of this event, including timings, venues, maps and our policy regarding excusals.

If you have not received an invitation please contact us to let us know.

Wed 3
Graduate Safety Course (3 of 3) Finished 12:00 - 17:00

Please visit our Graduate Safety Course website for full details of this event, including timings, venues, maps and our policy regarding excusals.

If you have not received an invitation please contact us to let us know.

Mon 8
Sealed Source Users Course Finished 13:30 - 15:00 CIMR, Sackler Lecture Theatre

This course provides an introduction to working safely with sealed radioactive sources (a sealed source contains radioactive material and is manufactured in such a way that the material cannot be dispersed).

Wed 10
Chemical Safety Finished 10:30 - 13:30 Department of Physics, Pippard Lecture Theatre

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.

Fri 12
Chemical Safety Finished 09:30 - 12:30 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.

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

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.

Wed 17
Radioactive Substances: An Introduction to Suitable and Safe Use Finished 10:00 - 12:30 CIMR, Sackler Lecture Theatre

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.

Thu 18
Ultraviolet Radiation: Safe Use of Artificial Sources Finished 14:00 - 15:30 Greenwich House, Minsk Room

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.

Fri 19
Pressurised Gas and Cryogens Finished 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.

Mon 22
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital Finished 13:00 - 14:00 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.

Wed 24
Pressurised Gas and Cryogens Finished 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg 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.

Radioactive Substances: An Introduction to Suitable and Safe Use Finished 14:15 - 16:45 Department of Biochemistry, Thomas Lecture Theatre

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.

Fri 26
Chemical Safety Finished 09:30 - 12:30 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.

Mon 29
IOSH Managing Safely charged (1 of 3) Finished 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, Jane Oliver for further details before booking on the course.