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AFRC _Engaging & Controlling External Service Providers     show
This course provides staff with an understanding of why external service providers must be controlled and the way in which this is achieved.

Target Audience: AFRC Staff


AFRC Safe Use Of Ladders     show
This course gives an overview of the requirements for using ladders as a place of work at height and is aimed at AFRC personnel who use ladders themselves or need to evaluate the possible use of ladders by external service providers.

Target Audience: All AFRC staff


AFRC_ Manual Handling 1 Day Course     show
For AFRC personnel involved in medium to high risk manual handling activities, either on a regular or occasional basis. e.g. engineering staff. It is also suitable for those persons who require refresher training , which is recommended every 3 years.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


AFRC_Principles & Practice of Risk Assessment     show
Risk Assessment training for staff and others at the AFRC

Target Audience: AFRC Staff and Post Graduates only


AFRC_PUWER Refresher     show
To provide refresher training on the requirements of the Provision & Use of Work equipment Regulations.

Target Audience: AFRC Machine Owners, Engineering, Technical & Research Staff


AFRC-H&S Management System & OHSAS 18001 Awareness     show
AFRC H&S Management System Awareness

Target Audience: All AFRC Staff


Basic Sealed Course for Radiation Workers     show
Staff and students within departments who are working with sealed radioactive sources. Individuals responsible for supervising users and work involving radioactive sources.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Basic Unsealed Course for Radiation Workers     show
This course is mandatory for staff and students working with unsealed radioactive sources. This course (UNIR05) is delivered on-line.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Basic X-Ray Course for X-Ray Workers     show
This course is mandatory for staff and students working with X-Ray generating equipment or sources. This course (BXXW06) is delivered on-line.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Biological Safety Training - Introduction - Modules 1 - 3     show
An introduction to working safely with biological materials for all new members of staff and postgraduate students who will be working with biological material.

Target Audience: Staff. Postgraduate Students


Biological Safety Training - Module 4     show
An introduction to working safely with biological materials for all new members of staff and postgraduate students who will be working with genetically modified material.

Target Audience: Staff, Postgraduate Students


Biological Safety Training - Module 5     show
An introduction to working safety with biological materials for all new members of staff and postgraduate students with higher hazard group material and includes specified animal pathogens.

Target Audience: Staff, Postgraduate Students


Biological Safety Training - Module 6     show
An introduction to working safely with biological materials for all new members of staff and postgraduate students who may be involved in the transport of infectious material either within or outwith the University campus.

Target Audience: Staff, Postgraduate Students


Briefing Session - Managing Work Related Stress for Managers     show
The University is responsible for the implementation of measures to prevent work related stress. It is essential that managers are advised and trained in managing this issue. We have a duty to risk assess all hazards in the workplace.

Target Audience: Staff


Compressed Cylinder Gas Safety Awareness     show
To raise awareness of the hazards and associated risks concerned with the use, handling and storage of compressed gases.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Compressed Cylinder Gas Safety Practical     show
To provide the practical knowledge required for the safe use, handling and storage of compressed cylinder gas.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


COSHH Assessors Training     show
Anyone who has responsibility for carrying out COSHH assessments for hazardous substances or for ensuring such assessments are carried out. May be of relevance to post graduates who carry out assessments as part of their project work.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


COSHH Essentials - Online Module     show
For those working with substances hazardous to health who require to understand the need for COSHH assessments and the safety precautions associated with working with such hazardous substances. Essential for those planning to undertake the COSHH Assessment course.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


Departmental Fire Safety Training     show
To provide comprehensive guidance and advice regarding the roles and responsbilities of both Fire Safety Co-ordinators and Fire Safety Assistants, to ensure fire safety is managed on a day-to-day basis and suitable arrangements are in place to effect a safe evacuation of the building.

Target Audience: Staff


Departmental Safety Convenors Induction     show
This course provides guidance on best practice for all new Departmental Safety Convenors to enable departments to comply with the University's Health & Safety Policy.

Target Audience: Staff


Departmental Safety Inspection     show
To provide Departmental Safety Convenors and members of Safety Committees with a greater understanding of safety inspections to allow these to be completed in an effective manner and to facilitate development of an effective Departmental Safety Action Plan.

Target Audience: Staff


Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Assessors Training     show
To equip staff with the knowledge and skills to perform Display Screen Assessments.

Target Audience: Staff nominated as a DSE Risk Assessor


Display Screen Equipment On-Line Awareness - Registration     show
On-line course for all Display Screen Equipment users.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduate Students who receive payment for their research


DSEAR Awareness (Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmosphere Regs)     show
For all persons working with flammable, highly flammable and explosive substances e.g. gases, liquids & organic dusts. Provides an overview of the legal requirements and controls required when working with these dangerous substances or explosive atmospheres.

Target Audience: Staff and post graduate students


DSEAR Workshop (Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmosphere Regs)     show
The course provides those delegates with responsibility for design, installation, use and maintenance of equipment or systems involving gases and solvents with an understanding of how to apply the principles of DSEAR. This will include introduction of a simple calculator for hazardou

Target Audience: Staff and post graduate students


Fieldwork Safety Course     show
This course is ideally suited for University staff, postgraduate students and anyone planning to carry out research in remote environments.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduate Students


Fire Extinguisher Practical     show
Staff nominated by their Fire Safety Co-ordinator as requiring practical training in the use of fire extinguishers.

Target Audience: Staff


Gas Risk Assessment Training     show
Anyone in departments who has responsibility for risk assessing the impact of compressed gas releases or the inclusion of new compressed gas systems into new or existing laboratories or work areas, as required under COSHH and DSEAR.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Head of Department Legal Responsibility     show
This course is mandatory for all Heads of Departments to comply with the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.

Target Audience: Staff


Investigation of Fire Alerts     show
This course is a requirement for all Security staff involved in attending and administering fire alert issues.

Target Audience: Security Control Staff


Laser Basic Awareness     show
Staff or students within departments who are using laser equipment. This course (LBAW02) is delivered on-line.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Liquid Nitrogen Gas Safety Practical     show
For those staff and relevant post graduate students who are involved in the handling, storage and use of liquid nitrogen.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


Local Exhaust Ventilation - Practical Management of     show
This course will provide users with an introduction to Local Exhaust Ventilation systems and the information and skills required to manage them.

Target Audience: Staff


Manual Handling Awareness     show
Recommended for staff involved in medium to high risk manual handling activities, either on a regular or occasional basis e.g. technical staff, trades staff etc. It is also suitable for those who require refresher training, which is recommended every 3 years.

Target Audience: Staff


Manual Handling On-Line Awareness - Registraton     show
On-Line course for Manual Handling users

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


Manual Handling Risk Assessors     show
For staff nominated to carry out manual handling assessments. Provides information and a step by step approach to the assessment of risks from manual handling activities.

Target Audience: Staff


Occupational Health and Safety Induction Part 1     show
Participation is mandatory for all new members of staff and postgraduates, plus existing staff for whom it has been 3 years or more since they last participated in the University's OHS Induction - Part 1.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


Outdoor First Aid for Fieldworkers - Level 2     show
This two-day practical course is designed for those who work in outdoor remote environments.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduate Students


Principles & Practice of Risk Assessment     show
The course will enable departments to comply with the current Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations and with the University Health and Safety Policy.<br/>Mandatory for those who are currently, or could potentially, be responsible for undertaking general risk assessments.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


Radiation Safety Awareness Training for Estates Services staff     show
The aim of this course is to give Estates Services staff a basic awareness of the hazards and risks from various ionising and non-ionising radiation sources that are used across the University.

Target Audience: Estates Services staff


Respiratory Protection - Competent Mask Fit Test Operator Training     show
This course is aimed at those staff who have responsibility for managing the provision of respiratory protective equipment and/or conducting fit testing in their department. It will provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills to become a competent fit test operator.

Target Audience: Staff


Stress Awareness - Managing Your Own Stress     show
For any employees who wish to increase their understanding of their own stress and how it may affect them.

Target Audience: Staff


Use of Evacuation Chair     show
This course enables Departments to comply with employers' duties under current fire safety legislation, to ensure all persons for whom they are responsible, can evacuate buildings safely.

Target Audience: Staff


Work Equipment & Machinery Safety     show
This course is aimed at academic and technical staff responsible for designing, modifying, purchasing and managing work equipment/machinery. It seeks to provide sufficient knowledge and skills to enable attendees to:

Target Audience: Staff and Post-Graduates