Departmental Safety Self-Inspections


Course description

Course Overview


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.


Thursday, 8 August 2019 (10.00am - 12.30pm)

Thursday, 7 November 2019 (10.00am - 12.30pm)

What can I expect to cover?

Topics covered:

  • Basic accident prevention
  • Why carry out health and safety inspections?
  • Inspection and reporting procedures
  • Review of the University's inspection programme - lessons learned, frequently asked questions etc
What will I get out of this course?

Learning Outcomes: To equip staff with knowledge and understanding.

Who is it for?

Suitable for staff nominated to serve on departmental inspection teams at the University of Leicester.

Participant preparation needed?


Additional Information


What prior experience do I need?

No prior knowledge is required.

Formal assessment



Matthew Taylor (Safety Services)

Delegate places

Maximum 20 delegates

Minimum 5 delegates

How to make
your reservation

Please complete the Online Booking Form submitting to Organisational Development.  Booking Conditions apply.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.


About the workshop content:
Contact 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:  SDCHS003

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Booking Forms

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

Additional requirements
If you have any access or additional requirements, please contact Staff Development Contact Us.  

About Us

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Staff contact list

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Organisational Development,
Division of Human Resources,
University of Leicester,
Room 004, ground floor, Astley Clarke Building,
University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH





0116 252 5021