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June 2024

Tue 18
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.

Wed 19
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.

Thu 20
Departmental Safety Officer Essentials (An introduction to your role) [Places] 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

If you are a newly appointed Departmental Safety Officer (DSO), 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 DSOs and others with a health and safety role.

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.

Mon 24
Asbestos Awareness Training [Places] 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

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.

Tue 25
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.

Peregrine Foresight Approver Training new [Places] 09:00 - 13:00 Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, LT1

Essential training for colleagues who will be acting as Approvers for pre-travel risk assessments in Peregrine Foresight. Delivered by James Lawrence from Peregrine Risk Management, this course covers the fundamentals of travel safety and security, threat and risk assessment, risk treatment and mitigation, reviewing risk assessments in the Foresight platform, and supporting travellers in-country. The session will provide Approvers with the necessary skills to assess, feedback and approve pre-travel risk assessments, and give an overview of when risk assessments need to be referred to the Study Away Risk Assessment Committee (SARAC).

Peregrine Foresight Approver Training new [Places] 13:30 - 17:30 Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, LT1

Essential training for colleagues who will be acting as Approvers for pre-travel risk assessments in Peregrine Foresight. Delivered by James Lawrence from Peregrine Risk Management, this course covers the fundamentals of travel safety and security, threat and risk assessment, risk treatment and mitigation, reviewing risk assessments in the Foresight platform, and supporting travellers in-country. The session will provide Approvers with the necessary skills to assess, feedback and approve pre-travel risk assessments, and give an overview of when risk assessments need to be referred to the Study Away Risk Assessment Committee (SARAC).

Wed 26
Peregrine Foresight Approver Training new [Places] 09:00 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Essential training for colleagues who will be acting as Approvers for pre-travel risk assessments in Peregrine Foresight. Delivered by James Lawrence from Peregrine Risk Management, this course covers the fundamentals of travel safety and security, threat and risk assessment, risk treatment and mitigation, reviewing risk assessments in the Foresight platform, and supporting travellers in-country. The session will provide Approvers with the necessary skills to assess, feedback and approve pre-travel risk assessments, and give an overview of when risk assessments need to be referred to the Study Away Risk Assessment Committee (SARAC).

Peregrine Foresight Approver Training new [Places] 13:30 - 17:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Essential training for colleagues who will be acting as Approvers for pre-travel risk assessments in Peregrine Foresight. Delivered by James Lawrence from Peregrine Risk Management, this course covers the fundamentals of travel safety and security, threat and risk assessment, risk treatment and mitigation, reviewing risk assessments in the Foresight platform, and supporting travellers in-country. The session will provide Approvers with the necessary skills to assess, feedback and approve pre-travel risk assessments, and give an overview of when risk assessments need to be referred to the Study Away Risk Assessment Committee (SARAC).

July 2024

Wed 3
Departmental Fire Safety Manager Refresher Training new [Full] 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.

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.

Thu 4
Shipping Biological Materials (IATA) Course [Places] 09:00 - 15:00 Department of Chemistry

This is a one-day specialised CAA approved training course aimed at those departments shipping biological materials by air (IATA). It will use the 2020 IATA Regulations and will cover the full classification, packaging, labelling and documentation required to ship the following goods:

  • Infectious Substances (Category A)
  • Biological substances (Category B) (e.g. samples, vaccines, bloods, etc)
  • Exempted goods – (e.g. cell lines, DNA)
  • Genetically Modified Organisms

It will also cover the requirements for the supplementary materials encountered, such as dry-ice, dry-shippers and samples that are in small amounts of potentially flammable, or toxic, preservative fluids.

Successful candidates will receive a training certificate valid for two years, restricted only to the materials described above.

For completeness, transport by road and rail etc will also be covered.

Venue: BMS Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EW.

Legionella Awareness Training (Level 1) Not bookable 09:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Legionella Awareness Training.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

Wed 10
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.

Fire Warden Training [Full] 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.

Fire Safety Awareness Training [Places] 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.)

Mon 15
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.

Thu 18
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.

Wed 24
Responsible Person for Water Safety – City & Guilds (Level 3) Not bookable 09:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Cairo 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.

Thu 25
Radioactive Substances: An Introduction to Suitable and Safe Use [Places] 14:15 - 16:45 Department of Biochemistry, Thomas Lecture Theatre

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.

Wed 31
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.

August 2024

Wed 7
Departmental Fire Safety Manager Training [Full] 10:00 - 13:00 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.

Thu 8
Legionella Awareness Training (Level 1) Not bookable 09:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Legionella Awareness Training.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

Thu 22
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.