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DSE Assessor Training
The Display Screen Equipment (DSE) assessor training course provides staff with an understanding of the legal framework and underpinning of ergonomic principles of DSE including smart phones, laptops and tablets.
Located in News and Events / / 2017 / December
Introduction to Health and Safety at the University
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. It provides an overview of the University’s health and safety arrangements.
Located in News and Events / / 2018 / October
Introduction to Health and Safety at the University
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. It provides an overview of the University’s health and safety arrangements.
Located in News and Events / / 2017 / December
Departmental Safety Officers Training - Core
The course is intended to equip Departmental Safety Officers (DSOs) with information that will help them to assist with the organisation of health and safety within their departments and to advise colleagues. This is for both newly appointed, and existing DSOs, who have not previously attended.
Located in News and Events / / 2018 / June
Radiation Safety Training
This course covers two main areas, the awareness of the safety problem and the legal framework. Firstly the awareness of the safety problem which includes the external hazards of Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Neutron and X-ray emitters, internal radiation hazards and basic protection principles as well as radiation effects on the body and the risks. Secondly we discuss the legal framework such as the basic requirements of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 and the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999. This part of the session also covers the position of the Environment Agency and the Health and Safety Executive, as well as the main points of the University of Leicester Radiation Protection Rules.
Located in News and Events / / 2018 / March
Chemical Hazards and COSHH
A workshop facilitated by Safety Services Office, that is intended for anyone who has to carry out chemical hazard risk assessments under COSHH, or that works with hazardous chemicals and wants to know more about COSHH.
Located in News and Events / / 2018 / July
Genetic Modification: Regulations and Risk Assessment
A training workshop facilitated by Safety Services Office, intended for staff who are new to genetic modification (GM) work.
Located in News and Events / / 2018 / March
Departmental Safety Self-Inspections
Departmental Safety Inspections are an important part of the University’s health and safety arrangements. This course looks at the role of these inspections and their contribution to the safety, health and welfare of University staff, students and visitors and instructs inspectors on inspection methods, reporting procedures and remedial actions.
Located in News and Events / / 2019 / Nov
Risk Assessment Training
A training workshop facilitated by Safety Services Office. This course consists of two elements, the 'Principles' aspect of the workshop reviews the requirements for risk assessments and risk assessment procedures, and the 'Practice' aspect covers examples of risk assessments and assessment strategy.
Located in News and Events / / 2019 / Mar
Radiation Safety Training
This course covers two main areas, the awareness of the safety problem and the legal framework. Firstly the awareness of the safety problem which includes the external hazards of Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Neutron and X-ray emitters, internal radiation hazards and basic protection principles as well as radiation effects on the body and the risks. Secondly we discuss the legal framework such as the basic requirements of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 and the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999. This part of the session also covers the position of the Environment Agency and the Health and Safety Executive, as well as the main points of the University of Leicester Radiation Protection Rules.
Located in News and Events / / 2019 / Mar

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