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Occupational Health and Safety Service course timetable

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January 2022

Mon 31

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. It is mandatory that all PIs, group heads and supervisors attend this course which will quickly inform you of what you must do to comply with the law, keep your staff and students safe and reduce the possibility of litigation, thus reducing the overall risk to the University.

February 2022

Wed 2
Virtual - Fire Safety Managers' Training Finished 10:00 - 12:30 N/A - MS Teams

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.

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. It is mandatory that all PIs, group heads and supervisors attend this course which will quickly inform you of what you must do to comply with the law, keep your staff and students safe and reduce the possibility of litigation, thus reducing the overall risk to the University.

Wed 9
Legionella Awareness Training (TG2) Finished 09:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

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

Virtual - Transport and Movement of Radioactive Materials Finished 10:00 - 12:00 N/A - MS Teams

This short course is designed to provide basic information to consignors, stores personnel, and departmental drivers on the nature of radioactivity, its effects on people and how we protect ourselves from 'radiation'. You do not need any previous knowledge of the nature or effects of radioactivity. We also cover in detail the rules and regulations concerning transport and movement of radioactive substances.

Who should attend? Departmental drivers from departments that consign radioactive materials or waste and stores managers and radiation protection supervisors who are responsible for consigning or transporting radioactive materials between departments or on the public roads.

Wed 23

If you are a newly appointed Departmental Safety Officer, this course will give you all the essential information you need to understand your new role - what the role involves and what is doesn’t. We will introduce the key topics of Health and Safety that you will be working with and have plenty of opportunity to discuss any queries that you have. The course should be completed within 3 months of being appointed as a DSO. Space permitting, we also welcome current DSO’s and others with a health and safety role.

Virtual - Fire Warden Training Finished 10:00 - 12:00 N/A - MS Teams

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.

Mon 28

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.

March 2022

Wed 2
Fit2fit Approved Quantitative (TSI Portacount) Fit Testing charged Finished 08:30 - 16:00 Room to be confirmed

The course will be a mixture of theory and practical use of a Portacount machine. If possible please make sure you are clean shaven so that the practical element can take place.

Trainer: Paul Humprey, Chartered Occupational Hygienist.

Virtual - Fire Safety Managers' Training Finished 10:00 - 12:30 N/A - MS Teams

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.

Thu 3
Fit2fit Approved Quantitative (TSI Portacount) Fit Testing charged Finished 08:30 - 16:00 Room to be confirmed

The course will be a mixture of theory and practical use of a Portacount machine. If possible please make sure you are clean shaven so that the practical element can take place.

Trainer: Paul Humprey, Chartered Occupational Hygienist.

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.

Tue 8
Virtual - Fire Warden Training Finished 10:00 - 12:00 N/A - MS Teams

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.

Live Online: Working within the Human Tissue Act Finished 10:00 - 12:00 N/A - online webinar

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

To register your interest, please email RSC to book a place. Please note this course is fully booked but the MRC are operating a waiting list. Alternatively, you can register your interest with them for 13 September 2022.

Thu 17

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.

Tue 22
Work Equipment and Machinery Safety new (1 of 2) Finished 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. This course will use practical sessions within a workshop and group exercises. Booking is limited to 1 place per Department.

Venue: Baker Building - Lecture Room 11 (LR11), Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.

Wed 23
Work Equipment and Machinery Safety new (2 of 2) Finished 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. This course will use practical sessions within a workshop and group exercises. Booking is limited to 1 place per Department.

Venue: Baker Building - Lecture Room 11 (LR11), Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.

April 2022

Wed 6
Fire Safety Managers' Training Finished 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.

Thu 7
Virtual - Fire Warden Training Finished 10:00 - 12:00 N/A - MS Teams

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.

Wed 13
Departmental Responsible Person (Water) Training (TG1) POSTPONED 09:00 - 17:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

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.

Thu 14
Virtual - Fire Warden Training Finished 10:00 - 12:00 N/A - MS Teams

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.

Wed 20

Anyone who is or will be a first-time user or supervisor of x-ray equipment or other equipment generating ionising radiation is expected to attend this course before they begin work. Existing users and supervisors of these items of equipment who are new to the University should also attend.

Thu 21
Work Equipment and Machinery Safety new (1 of 2) Finished 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.

Venue: Baker Building - Lecture Room 6 (LR6), Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.

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. It is mandatory that all PIs, group heads and supervisors attend this course which will quickly inform you of what you must do to comply with the law, keep your staff and students safe and reduce the possibility of litigation, thus reducing the overall risk to the University.

Fri 22
An Introduction to Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessment Finished 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.

Work Equipment and Machinery Safety new (2 of 2) Finished 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.

Venue: Baker Building - Lecture Room 6 (LR6), Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.