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.




Unfortunately there are no further dates scheduled at present.

Note:  The training is currently being revised by the Safety Services team, they are developing on an online course that will replace the taught workshop and Safety Services hope to publish an online version soon.

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



Matthew Taylor and John Scott (Safety Services Office)

Delegate places

Maximum 24 delegates
Minimum 6 delegates

How to make
your reservation

Please complete the Online Booking Form submitting to Organisational Development.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.


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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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