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Specialised courses

 

Please find below the list of courses which specialise in specific health and safety areas such as fire, laser, radiation, biological safety, etc

Internal courses

Fire Warden Training
Compulsory for newly designated Fire Wardens.
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Duration: full day

Please contact Health and Safety Services on 34203 for further information. 

Fire Warden Refresher Training
Refresher for all Fire Wardens who attended the Fire Warden training 3 years ago.
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Duration: 2h00

First Aid Courses

Laser Safety (Level1)
Suitable for staff, post graduates, post doctorates who work with lasers.
Course content

Radiation Protection Training
Course content

Sentinel Accident Reporting
For guidance on how to log an accident please refer to link below:
Accident Reporting System V2 Powerpoint Show.

For guidance on how to run a report please refer to ‘Downloads’ link below

Biological Agents and Genetically Modified Organisms
Training module is available on the VLE. GM/Bio Safety Training Material

Fieldwork Activities
(for those involved in fieldwork activities)
Course content with entry requirements.
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Duration: 2h00

Events Training Workshop
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

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External provider

Safe use and inspection of ladders and step ladders 
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Duration: 2h30 The course will involve practical exercises where candidates will be asked to use and inspect ladders/stepladders. For a full course description please click here.

For this course to run we need a minimum of 7 participants.
As the course is delivered by an external provider a non refundable fee of £35*  per candidate will be charged on receipt of your account code. If you cannot attend for any reason we would advise that you transfer your place to another member of staff.

Contact Karen Seed from Health and Safety Services to book a place as soon as possible. And the Corporate Manslaughter course under General health and safety courses (level1) 

Corporate Manslaughter Briefing
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Duration: 1h30 This course provides background to the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and the implications for Senior Managers at the University. It will also include an outline of the recent Health and Safety (Offences) Act 2008. . For a full course description please click here.

Portable Appliance Testing
For this course to run we need a minimum of 10 participants.
As the course is delivered by an external provider a non refundable fee of £65 per candidate will be charged on receipt of your account code. If you cannot attend for any reason we would advise that you transfer your place to another member of staff. Contact Karen Seed from Health and Safety Services to book a place as soon as possible.
 
Outdoor Fieldwork First Aid
Course content with entry requirements
Venue and location
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Duration: All day
For this course to run we need a minimum of 7 participants.
As the course is delivered by an external provider a non refundable fee of £80*  per candidate will be charged on receipt of your account code. If you cannot attend for any reason we would advise that you transfer your place to another member of staff. Contact Karen Seed from Health and Safety Services to book a place as soon as possible.
 

*University staff only, please contact safety@leeds.ac.uk if you wish to organise a course for your employees

Health and safety services are committed to providing staff with high quality training that meets your needs as closely as possible. If you believe you have a training requirement then please complete the form below and return it to us. Someone will then contact you to discuss your suggestion in greater detail. Form

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