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Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator     show
This course aims to allow learners to develop their knowledge and skills in basic life support to meet the needs of their role in work or another setting and allows progression into further first aid training.

Target Audience: Recommended for staff first-aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator.


Big Health and Safety Meet     show
All staff with a safety related role or general interest in health and safety are invited to come along.

Target Audience: All staff with a safety related role or a general interest in health and safety.


Biological Safety Training - Introduction - Modules 1 - 3     show
An introduction to working safely with biological materials for all 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 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 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 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


Competence Training for the safe use of Lasers     show
Staff or students within departments who are using laser equipment. This course (LBAW02) is delivered on-line.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Competence Training for the use of Sealed Radioactive Sources     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


Competence Training for the use of Unsealed Radioactive Sources     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


Competence Training for the use of X-ray Generators (Including SEMs)     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


COSHH Assessors Online     show
This course combines COSHH Essentials training and eCOSHH Familiarisation training for those responsible for carrying out a COSHH assessment or for those responsible for authorising and signing off a COSHH assessment.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


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     show
The COSHH Essentials online course provides a basic introduction to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended) and introduces the concept of COSHH Assessment and the safety precautions associated with working with hazardous substances.

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 Radiation Protection Supervisor Training     show
Specialised training for those nominated as Departmental Radiation Protection Supervisors to ensure the safe use of Ionising radiations from radioactive materials or X-ray generators as required by the Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017.

Target Audience: This course is only available to those who have been nominated by their Head of Department.


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

Target Audience: Staff


Departmental Safety Inspection     show
To provide Departmental Safety Coordinators 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: For all persons working with dangerous substances and / or explosive atmospheres. Provides an overview of the legal requirements and controls required when working with these dangerous substances and / or explosive atmospheres.


DSEAR Workshop (Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmosphere Regs)     show
The course provides delegates with an understanding the requirements of the risk assessments and hazardous area classification as defined by DSEAR and will include several activities including typical aspects to be included a DSEAR Risk Assessments.

Target Audience: For all persons working with dangerous substances and / or explosive atmospheres including designing, installation, use of and / or maintenance of equipment or systems.


Emergency First Aid at Work     show
The course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid and is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments.

Target Audience: Staff


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


Fire Safety Awareness     show
This short course is designed to provide a basic level of instruction and guidance so that you know what actions to take in the event of a fire i.e. how to raise the alarm and the arrangements for safely evacuating the building.

Target Audience: Staff working on University premises outwith core hours; 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday.


First Aid at Work     show
Ideal for anyone wishing to become a first aider. It provides learners with the skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in higher risk workplaces or workplaces with an increased number of employees.

Target Audience: Staff


First Aid at Work Re-qualification     show
Refresher training for first aiders who's certificate may have expired. It provides learners with the skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in higher risk workplaces or workplaces with an increased number of employees.

Target Audience: Staff


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 (Online)     show
This course is designed to provide the necessary information and guidance to safely conduct an investigation of a fire alert, in-line with the current safe ‘standard operating procedure’ (SOP) and the ‘safe system of work’ (SSOW).

Target Audience: Those who are responsible for investigating fire alarm activations in University buildings (Security Services staff)


Leading First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 6     show
This qualification will provide you with the knowledge to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions and learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


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 and Backcare 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 - Registration     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 (Classroom Based)     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


Principles and Practice of Risk Assessment (Online)     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. Mandatory for those who are currently, or could potentially, be responsible for undertaking general risk assessments.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


Radiation Safety Awareness for Estates and Security Personnel     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


Risk Management and Hazard Identification Implementation Q&A     show
Safety, Health and Wellbeing are running a series of Q&A sessions to support the implementation of the OHS Standard on Hazard Identification and Risk Management.

Target Audience: University personnel who have responsibility for hazard identification and risk management within their areas of responsibility as identified within the Standard.


SHaW Info Exchange User Acceptance Training     show
As part of the rollout of the new Incident / Accident Reporting System that is being implemented within the University, induction training will be carried out for those who have agreed to take part in the User Acceptance Testing.

Target Audience: Staff


Stress Awareness (Online)     show
This 30 minute online Stress Awareness course will help staff learn how to recognise and manage their own stress, encouraging them to talk and talk action.

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


Using Gas Cylinders Safely within Universities (Online)     show
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Target Audience: This e-learning workshop is for staff and students who use gas cylinders and associated equipment.


Using Liquid Nitrogen Safely within Universities     show
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Target Audience: Staff and Students who use liquid nitrogen and associated equipment.


Using, Storing and Transporting Dry Ice Safely     show
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Target Audience: This e-learning workshop is designed to meet the needs of both new and experienced users of dry ice.


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