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Blog Entry Why public health campaigns and the BMI scale may do more harm than good- claim
Dr Oli Williams explains why governments and corporations should deal with the social determinants of health and obesity, as opposed to their symptoms
Located in News and Events / / 2018 Archive / June
Blog Entry Prolonged periods of sedentary time strongly associated with amount of fat around internal organs
Leicester academic leads published study by NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre team
Located in News and Events / / 2018 Archive / January
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 / / 2020 / Sep
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 / / 2020 / Nov
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 / / 2020 / Jul
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

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