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Tue 16 Apr – Thu 16 May

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Tuesday 16 April

09:00
Legionella Awareness Training - City & Guilds (Level 2) Not bookable 09:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg/Granada (Combined) Room

The Session covers detailed background and case studies of Legionella Bacteria and how it can colonise in domestic water systems. Overview of current legislation and guidance, monitoring and control measures, record keeping and escalation procedures.

This Course includes an examination.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

09:30
Fire Warden Training [Places] 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation.

13:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training CANCELLED 13:00 - 15:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Safety Awareness training will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation.

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.)

Fire Warden Training [Places] 13:00 - 15:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Fire Warden training will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation.

Monday 22 April

09:30
Dangerous Goods by Air (IATA) Course charged (1 of 3) [Places] 09:30 - 17:00 Chemistry of Health

This is a CAA approved 3-day training course and open book examination, covering the requirements of the IATA Dangerous Goods by Air Regulations. Someone possessing this qualification will be an asset to their department as carriers ask for more assurances about the packaging and labelling of cargoes.

  • Note 1: There is a charge for this training (see 'Charging' section below).
  • Note 2: Each participant will need to purchase and bring an up to date IATA manual (which is updated annually) for this Course. A few copies can be loaned if requested prior to the training but others will have to purchase or borrow one independently.

There will be a 0930 start on the first day but subsequent start, finish and break times will be a matter of negotiation with the trainer.

The next full IATA course is due to be organised centrally in 2025.

10:00
Risk Assessment [Full] 10:00 - 12:30 Room to be confirmed

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

Venue: Rooms F55/ F55a, Department of Haematology, NHS-BT Cambridge Centre, Long Road, Cambridge CB2 0PT

Tuesday 23 April

09:00
Responsible Person for Water Safety – City & Guilds (Level 3) Not bookable 09:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

The Session covers detailed background and case studies of Legionella Bacteria and how it can colonise in domestic water systems. Current legislation and guidance regarding responsibility in detail, monitoring and control measures, record keeping and escalation procedures.

This Course includes an examination.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

09:30
Dangerous Goods by Air (IATA) Course charged (2 of 3) [Places] 09:30 - 17:00 Chemistry of Health

This is a CAA approved 3-day training course and open book examination, covering the requirements of the IATA Dangerous Goods by Air Regulations. Someone possessing this qualification will be an asset to their department as carriers ask for more assurances about the packaging and labelling of cargoes.

  • Note 1: There is a charge for this training (see 'Charging' section below).
  • Note 2: Each participant will need to purchase and bring an up to date IATA manual (which is updated annually) for this Course. A few copies can be loaned if requested prior to the training but others will have to purchase or borrow one independently.

There will be a 0930 start on the first day but subsequent start, finish and break times will be a matter of negotiation with the trainer.

The next full IATA course is due to be organised centrally in 2025.

Wednesday 24 April

09:30
Dangerous Goods by Air (IATA) Course charged (3 of 3) [Places] 09:30 - 15:00 Chemistry of Health

This is a CAA approved 3-day training course and open book examination, covering the requirements of the IATA Dangerous Goods by Air Regulations. Someone possessing this qualification will be an asset to their department as carriers ask for more assurances about the packaging and labelling of cargoes.

  • Note 1: There is a charge for this training (see 'Charging' section below).
  • Note 2: Each participant will need to purchase and bring an up to date IATA manual (which is updated annually) for this Course. A few copies can be loaned if requested prior to the training but others will have to purchase or borrow one independently.

There will be a 0930 start on the first day but subsequent start, finish and break times will be a matter of negotiation with the trainer.

The next full IATA course is due to be organised centrally in 2025.

10:00
Departmental Fire Safety Manager Refresher Training new [Full] 10:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This course will provide a refresher of what is expected of Departmental fire safety managers to assist responsible persons to comply with current fire safety legislation.

12:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital [Places] 12:00 - 13:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants. It is recommended that this training be refreshed every 2-3 years.

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

14:00
An Introduction to Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessment [Places] 14:00 - 15:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna 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.

Thursday 25 April

14:00

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.

Wednesday 1 May

10:00
Departmental Fire Safety Manager Refresher Training new POSTPONED 10:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

This course will provide a refresher of what is expected of Departmental fire safety managers to assist responsible persons to comply with current fire safety legislation.

Thursday 2 May

10:00

Anyone who is or will be a first-time user or supervisor of x-ray equipment or other equipment generating ionising radiation is expected to attend this course before they begin work. Existing users and supervisors of these items of equipment who are new to the University should also attend.

12:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital [Places] 12:00 - 13:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants. It is recommended that this training be refreshed every 2-3 years.

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

Tuesday 7 May

09:30
Biological Safety Officers' Training Event [Places] 09:30 - 12:00 Sainsbury Laboratory: Lecture Theatre

An annual event for Biological Safety Officers (BSOs).

Wednesday 8 May

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.

Thursday 9 May

09:00
Legionella Awareness Training (Level 1) Not bookable 09:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg/Granada (Combined) Room

Legionella Awareness Training.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

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.

Tuesday 14 May

09:30
Fire Warden Training [Full] 09:30 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg/Granada (Combined) Room

Fire Warden training will give clear instruction of the roles of designated fire wardens and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation.

13:00
Fire Safety Awareness Training [Places] 13:00 - 15:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg/Granada (Combined) Room

Fire Safety Awareness training will raise attendees' awareness of fire safety and assist fire safety managers to comply with current fire safety legislation.

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 15 May

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 16 May

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

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants. It is recommended that this training be refreshed every 2-3 years.

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

09:00
Legionella Awareness Training - City & Guilds (Level 2) Not bookable 09:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

The Session covers detailed background and case studies of Legionella Bacteria and how it can colonise in domestic water systems. Overview of current legislation and guidance, monitoring and control measures, record keeping and escalation procedures.

This Course includes an examination.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.