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Provided by: Department of Physics - Health & Safety

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Physics Health & Safety: Physics of Medicine (PoM) Induction


General induction for users of the Physics of Medicine (PoM) building. This includes a guided tour of the facility.

Participants will gain access to PoM only after successfully completing the Physics H&S Induction - see "Related Courses" below.

Target audience

University of Cambridge Department of Physics staff, students and registered visitors.


By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Find their way around the building and find equipment they need
  • Outline emergency response actions
  • Locate biological risk assessments
  • Locate chemicals and consumables for their research
  • Safely store and dispose of waste materials
  • Identify key contacts

To give PoM users enough safety and procedural information to be able to start work/training under supervision by their research group.


Talk, demonstrations, review of documentation and tour.


1 hour



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Biological Safety

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