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Thu 24 Oct 2019
14:00 - 14:55

Venue: Department of Physics, Maxwell Centre, Orange Boardroom (Floor 2)

Provided by: Department of Physics - Health & Safety


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Physics Health and Safety - Maxwell Centre Induction

Thu 24 Oct 2019


This induction is required for anyone planning to work unsupervised at the Maxwell Centre, Department of Physics.

It has two parts:

  • Part 1 is for people working anywhere in the building
  • Part 2 is only for those working at the Maxwell laboratories
Target audience

People with permission to work at Maxwell offices or use the laboratories or specific equipment


Number of sessions: 2

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 24 Oct 2019   14:00 - 14:25 14:00 - 14:25 Department of Physics, Maxwell Centre, Orange Boardroom (Floor 2) map Robert Foster
2 Thu 24 Oct 2019   14:25 - 14:55 * 14:25 - 14:55 * Department of Physics, Maxwell Centre, Orange Boardroom (Floor 2) map Adam Brown
* Optional session.

By the end of the session, users will be able to describe:

Part 1

  • Introduction to Maxwell Centre facilities
  • How to safely evacuate in an emergency
  • Requirements for work out of normal hours
  • How to obtain first aid; location of defibrillator
  • How to report building faults or maintenance issues

Part 2

  • Hazards of working in the labs and how to manage risks

These session aim to ensure authorised users have enough information to use the Maxwell Centre safely.


Building walk-round and short presentation

  • Session 1: Approximately 25 minutes
  • Session 2: Approximately 30 minutes

Usually run twice a month, to coincide with the Department of Physics Induction Part 1

People working in laboratories will also need to attend Department of Physics Part 2 Induction

General Health and Safety

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