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Fri 2 Dec – Wed 8 Feb 2023

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Friday 2 December 2022

08:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital CANCELLED 08:00 - 09:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

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

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

Monday 5 December 2022

10:00
Virtual - Departmental Safety Officer Update [Places] 10:00 - 11:30 N/A - MS Teams

An update for Departmental Safety Officers.

Tuesday 6 December 2022

09:30
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Full] 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

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.

13:00
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Full] 13:00 - 15:15 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

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.)

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.

Wednesday 7 December 2022

09:30
An Introduction to Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessment [Places] 09:30 - 11:30 Greenwich House, Kyoto 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.

10:00
Transport and Movement of Radioactive Materials [Places] 10:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

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.

Fire Safety Managers' Training [Full] 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.

Thursday 8 December 2022

12:00

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

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

Tuesday 13 December 2022

09:00
Asbestos Awareness Training [Full] 09:00 - 12:30 Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, LT2

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.

Thursday 15 December 2022

09:00
Asbestos Awareness Training [Places] 09:00 - 12:30 Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, LT2

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.

Wednesday 4 January 2023

10:00
Fire Safety Managers' Training [Places] 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.

Tuesday 10 January 2023

09:30
Work Equipment and Machinery Safety charged (1 of 2) [Places] 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. This course will use practical sessions within a workshop and group exercises.

Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Full] 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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.

13:00
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Full] 13:00 - 15:15 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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.)

Wednesday 11 January 2023

09:30
Work Equipment and Machinery Safety charged (2 of 2) [Places] 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. This course will use practical sessions within a workshop and group exercises.

Wednesday 18 January 2023

13:00

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.

14:00

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.

Thursday 19 January 2023

14:00

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.

Thursday 26 January 2023

09:30

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.

14:15
Laser Safety for Class 3B and 4 Laser Users and Research Supervisors [Places] 14:15 - 16:45 Department of Biochemistry, Thomas Lecture Theatre

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.

Tuesday 31 January 2023

10:00
Live Online: Working within the Human Tissue Act Not bookable 10:00 - 12:30 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.

Wednesday 1 February 2023

10:00
Fire Safety Managers' Training [Places] 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.

Thursday 2 February 2023

09:30
Risk Assessment [Full] 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

The course is designed to give attendees the necessary skills to carry out risk assessments.

Wednesday 8 February 2023

09:30
Fire Warden and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Full] 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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.

13:00
Fire Safety Awareness and Use of Fire Extinguishers Training [Places] 13:00 - 15:15 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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.)