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This training will be run as a webinar through Office Teams.

A prior risk assessment of all work with genetically modified organisms, from bacteria to animals, is a requirement by law. The course cover the legal background and your duties, provide guidance on the Hazard Groups and containment levels, explain the notification system and guide you through an example GM risk assessment. At least a basic understanding of biology and genetic techniques is assumed, which will allow you to get the full benefit of this course.

West Forvie Building: Chemical Safety Tue 12 Jun 2012   09:30 Finished

A safety course for anyone either directly working with chemicals or who is responsible for persons working with chemicals including PIs, Post Grads, Post Docs and technicians.

Working at Height: Basic Ladder Safety Thu 9 Jul 2020   09:30 CANCELLED

Falls from ladders and other height access devices continue to cause injuries to people at work in the University. The new Work at Height Regulations (April 2005) have implications for the University because the emphasis has changed to any fall from any height. Anyone who uses ladders or who supervises work with ladders should attend this session.

Available to deliver in departments and colleges, see Unscheduled events for more details.

To discuss possible onsite training please contact Neil Stanford for further details.

Working at Height: Safe Use of Mobile Towers Tue 10 Jan 2012   11:00 Finished

This course is for staff who regularly use mobile towers. It focuses on updating staff on the health and safety issues associated with this specific item of equipment used for accessing height. It will remind participants about Work at Height and the correct and safe use of mobile towers. It is assumed that staff attending this course will be regular users and have had equipment assembly training either internally or from the supplier when the tower was purchased.

Working at Height: Training a Ladder Inspector Tue 5 Feb 2013   14:15 Finished

This course is primarily for staff from institutions who wish to undertake their own ladder inspections, to comply with the requirements under the Provision and Use of Workplace Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and the Work at Height Regulations for competent inspection for access to and work at height.

This course is a more advanced version of Basic ladder safety and is assessed by practical and theoretical applications.

Working within the Human Tissue Act Thu 19 Mar 2020   14:00 POSTPONED

The course will provide an overview of the Human Tissue Act and will be delivered by Dr Rachel Smith from the MRC Regulatory Support Centre. The Centre provides training, support and guidance to those whose research involves human participants, their tissue, cells or data.

Please contact Carolyn Read to book a place.

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.

Your Safety Policy Mon 18 Feb 2013   14:30 POSTPONED

This course has been put on by popular demand to help those who have the task of reviewing and revising safety policies. It will concentrate on the characteristics, content and format of a departmental safety policy. You will also be given the opportunity to reflect on your own departmental policy.

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