Wellbeing, Safety & Health Training Courses

Thursday, 3rd May 2018

Wellbeing, Safety & Health Training Courses

Wellbeing, Safety and Health offers a variety of training courses to help you fulfil your health and safety responsibilities as well as offering support for personal or work-related challenges.

Wellbeing, Safety and Health offers a variety of training courses to help you fulfil your health and safety responsibilities as well as offering support for personal or work-related challenges.

Health and Safety training courses to be held in the forthcoming year:


The following Workshop has been developed due to demand:

Laboratory Gases Safety Awareness + Connecting Regulators Practical Workshop

This Workshop is designed for anyone using, handling or storing cylinder gases in a laboratory environment. Laboratory and other Managers with operational responsibilities for safety. Managers, Supervisors and staff from all functions who are responsible for the safe use of gases within their department.

Description

By the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
- Correctly identify gas cylinders
- Recognise how cylinders operate
- Be award of the hazards of asphyxia
- Recognise the hazards posed by oxygen enrichment
- Identify flammability hazards
- Select the correct gas control equipment
- Recognise the hazards of using incorrect manual handling techniques
- Re-assess current storage facilities in line with relevant guidance notes.
- Introduce safe working practices into your workplace.

University Connecting Regulators Practical Workshop

The workshop will enable participants to:
- Appreciate the need for personal protective equipment and using the correct cylinder trolleys.
- Correctly identify gas cylinders.
- Recognise how cylinders operate.
- Identify potential hazards on gas regulators.
- Select the correct gas control equipment.
- Experience how to correctly fit a gas regulator to a cylinder valve.
- Recognise the need to open cylinder valves slowly.
- Correctly leak test a gas system.
- Recognise the need for safe shut-down procedures.
- Introduce safe working practices into their workplace.

Events Training Workshop

Tuesday 12th June

This Workshop is suitable for all who have the responsibility for either organising, advising or authorising Events Risk Assessments e.g. Event’s Organisers or Co-ordinators, Health and Safety Co-ordinators, Line Managers.

Course Content and Book a Place

Description of Workshop

- An overview of protocol and key documents
- Categorising your event
- Overview of planning process
- Roles – key points
- Planning – key points
- EPAF – best practice
- Planning checklist and risk assessment – overview.

The following courses are on demand – please contact safety@leeds.ac.uk to register your interest: 

  • COSHH and the management of hazardous substances workshop
  • Corporate manslaughter briefing
  • Outdoor Fieldwork First Aid Training

Staff Counselling & Psychological Support Service also offer training sessions and workshops on personal resilience.