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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.

Asbestos Awareness Training Tue 14 Jun 2022   09:00   [More dates...] [Places]

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.

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Tue 14 Jun 2022 13:00 [Places]

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.)

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Wed 24 Aug 2022 13:00 [Places]
Fire Safety Managers' Training Wed 1 Jun 2022   10:00   [More dates...] [Places]

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.

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Wed 6 Jul 2022 10:00 [Places]
Wed 3 Aug 2022 10:00 [Places]

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.

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Thu 9 Jun 2022 13:00 [Full]
Tue 21 Jun 2022 09:00 [Full]
Thu 21 Jul 2022 09:30 [Places]
Wed 24 Aug 2022 09:30 [Places]
IOSH Managing Safely charged Tue 14 Jun 2022   09:30   [More dates...] [Full]

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.

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Tue 15 Nov 2022 09:30 [Full]

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.

Live Online: Working within the Human Tissue Act Tue 13 Sep 2022   10:00 Not bookable

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.

A video presentation on The Management of Biological Safety at the University of Cambridge for new Postgraduate students.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Please note: Postgraduate students should see information on Postgraduate Training to access this training.

A video presentation on The Management of Biological Safety at the University of Cambridge for new Postgraduate students.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Please note: Postgraduate students should see information on Postgraduate Training to access this training.

Online: Chemical Safety Training Self-taught Bookable

An online course, including a quiz, for anyone either directly working with hazardous chemicals or who is responsible for persons working with hazardous chemicals including PIs, graduate students, Part III undergraduates, postdoctoral researchers and technicians.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Online: Fire Training Self-taught Bookable

To raise fire safety awareness for all members of the University and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation.

Please note: This online training course now has a different online host. The content is as before, however there may be some differences with how you access the training course and you will have to register to access the new ClickHSE Portal for the first time. You will require access to a computer, tablet or mobile phone which has the ability to connect to the internet and open a webpage.

If you have already completed and passed the online fire training this academic year this information will only be recorded once on the University Training Booking System (UTBS).

A video presentation on Glass and Sharps Hazards.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Please note: Postgraduate students should see information on Postgraduate Training

An online course will guide you through the requirements of the regulations and introduce you to the University's risk assessment proformas.

Sources of information and advice will be provided and some key aspects to consider in assigning the activity class will be highlighted. You will be given some examples to help you produce a risk assessment of sufficient detail to enable you and your local GM safety committee to decide on the correct activity class of the project.

At the end you will be required to test your knowledge by completing the quiz.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

This online course is intended to provide some basic information about health and safety in the University and help you to understand your responsibility to: Keep yourself safe, look out for the safety of others, and co-operate with your department and the University.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Please note: Postgraduate students should complete the Online Postgraduate Safety Course Introduction Training instead.

This year’s Postgraduate Safety Training includes a mandatory Introduction session for all students (unless formally excused by their Department) plus sessions on topics chosen according to the discipline and nature of your research activities. Even if your Department has excused you from attendance you are strongly encouraged to listen to at least the PG Health and Safety Training Introduction Session.

Please book a place and you will receive a link to the Introductory session and other session topics from Tuesday 5 October 2021 onwards.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Online training in Using Compressed Cylinder Gases Safely.

Once you have booked a provisional place on this course an access code and Learner Guidance and Support document will be emailed to you within a few days to get you started.

There will be a quiz at the end of each module.

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

There is a quiz which users must pass to pass the course.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course, although you can log in as a Friend. If you don't already have a Raven password please visit http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/docs/faq/n5.html

Online training in Using Liquid Nitrogen Safely.

Once you have booked a provisional place on this course an access code and Learner Guidance and Support document will be emailed to you within a few days to get you started.

There will be a quiz at the end of each module.

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.

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.

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Thu 14 Jul 2022 14:00 [Full]
Work Equipment and Machinery Safety new Mon 23 May 2022   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

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.

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Wed 15 Jun 2022 09:30 [Places]
Mon 18 Jul 2022 09:30 [Places]
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