CLEAPSS - Health and Safety for Science Technicians

This one-day course has been developed to provide an introduction to health and safety for science laboratory technicians from schools and colleges.

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Feb 28, 2020
from 09:30 AM to 04:00 PM


Education CPD+, University of Leicester

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This session aims to raise awareness of safety issues and current H&S legislation and the range of CLEAPSS services and advice available to make you more confident with your responsibilities.

The objectives of the course are:

  • to consider and practise the risk assessment process for technician activities
  • to consider what safe management – managing safely means in practice for technicians
  • to devise an Action Plan

Technicians CPD class

During the course, the following areas will be covered:

  • legislation on health & safety including the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and its subsequent regulations
  • legal bans, myths and rumour
  • risk assessment in general, and personal risk assessment for technicians
  • safe management and handling of resources for practical science
  • communication with colleagues and with line management.

To book onto this Session: call 0116 252 3771 or email or use our Online booking Form

Audience: Science Technicians
Date: Friday 28th February 2020
Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm 
Cost: £150 for CLEAPSS members (£280 for non members)
Tutor: Magda Polec

All times and details of a session are given as a guide only. Education CPD+ reserves the right to amend these details where circumstances dictate.

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Education CPD+
School of Education
University of Leicester
21 University Road

Tel: 0116 252 3771
Fax: 0116 252 5772

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