Introduction to Health and Safety at the University of Leicester


Course description

Course Overview


Health and safety induction is a legal requirement for new University staff and this course is designed to supplement departmental health and safety induction training.  This 1 hour session provides an overview of the University’s health and safety arrangements and introduces attendees to the principles of accident prevention.


Tuesday, 11 October 2016 (10.00am – 11.00am)

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 (10.00am – 11.00am)

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 (10.00am – 11.00am)

Tuesday, 4 April 2017 (10.00am – 11.00am)

Tuesday, 6 June 2017 (10.00am – 11.00am)

Tuesday, 1 August 2017 (10.00am – 11.00am)

Tuesday, 3 October 2017 (10.00am – 11.00am)

Tuesday, 5 December 2017 (10.00am – 11.00am)

What can I expect to cover? 

Topics covered:

  • Basic legal requirements
  • University health and safety organisation
  • Where can I get advice and information?
  • Introduction to risk management and accident prevention
  • Health and safety dos and don’ts

What will I get out of this course? 

On completion you will be able to:

  • Understand the University’s and the individual’s health and safety responsibilities
  • Access help and advice on health and safety matters

Who is it for?

Suitable for all new staff at University of Leicester.

Participant preparation needed?

Not applicable.

Additional Information


What prior experience do I need? No prior knowledge is required.
Formal assessment



Duncan Langford and John Scott  (Safety Services Office)

Delegate places

Maximum 25 delegates
Minimum 5 delegates

How to make
your reservation

Please complete the Online Booking Form submitting to Organisational Development.

Booking Conditions apply.  


About the workshop content:
Contact the Safety Services Office email:  tel: (0116) 252 2426

About the workshop arrangements:
Contact Organisational Development email: / tel: (0116) 252 5680 / 252-5118 / 223-1257.

For Office Use Only  Course Code:  SDCHS010



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To make a request to attend a training and development workshop, please complete a Booking Form.  Please note Booking Conditions apply. 

Additional requirements
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