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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 Thu 15 Dec 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 13 Dec 2022 09:00 [Full]

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.

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.

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Thu 22 Jun 2023 09:30 [Places]

The Fire Safety Awareness section (classroom based) will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation. Use of Fire Extinguishers training (outdoor practical) 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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Tue 10 Jan 2023 13:00 [Full]
Tue 21 Mar 2023 13:00 [Places]

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants.

Please note: Bookings will close one week before the event.

Fire Safety Managers' Training Wed 4 Jan 2023   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 7 Dec 2022 10:00 In progress
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Wed 2 Aug 2023 10:00 [Places]

Fire Warden (classroom) training 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 (outdoor practical) training provides hands on experience in the correct use of portable fire extinguishers.

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Wed 8 Feb 2023 09:30 [Full]
Tue 21 Mar 2023 09:30 [Full]
IOSH Managing Safely charged Tue 15 Nov 2022   09:30 Finished

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.

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.

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Mon 27 Feb 2023 14:15 [Places]
Mon 19 Jun 2023 10:00 [Places]
Working at Height: Basic Ladder Safety Unscheduled Not bookable

Please contact Neil Stanford to arrange training in your department and discuss any bespoke requirements.

An annual event for Biological Safety Officers (BSOs).

A live online Zoom event.

Live Online: Working within the Human Tissue Act Tue 31 Jan 2023   10:00   [More dates...] 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.

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Thu 23 Mar 2023 10:00 Not bookable
Lone Working Unscheduled Not bookable

A general overview of the required management of Lone Working and Lone Workers within the University of Cambridge.

Please contact Neil Stanford to arrange training in your department and discuss any bespoke requirements.

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 are some differences in how you access the 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 the 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

The Head of Department Safety Essentials is a collection of 3 short presentations designed for newly appointed Heads of Department.

This online course provides Heads of Departments with the appropriate health and safety knowledge to suitably manage their department.

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.

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

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