The Staff Health and Safety Induction course (THS1E) must be completed by all new members of staff and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.
Fire Brigades in the UK attend over 36,000 workplace fires a year. This session will cover the University's general procedures and arrangements in respect of fire and emergencies, guidance for emergency evacuation, and practical advice on how to avoid fires in the workplace and ensure safety if a fire does occur.
At the end of the course delegates will have an effective awareness of fire and how fire risk is controlled in the workplace. Understand the causes of fire and be aware of how fire spreads; Be able to employ fire prevention techniques; Understand the University's Policy and Procedures in respect of fire and building evacuations; Be aware of the role of the Evacuation Marshal; Have a general understanding of how to use hand held fire extinguishers; Appreciate the risks involved when attempting to extinguish a fire using hand held fire extinguishers.
THS39E Office Safety Online
The Office Safety Online course is designed to help staff of all levels identify and reduce the risks associated with the use of daily hazards in the workplace. By the end of this course candidates will have an understanding of the health implications associated with Workstation Ergonomics, Manual Handling, Electrical Safety, Slips, Trips and Falls and how risks can be reduced.
In addition to the above courses your line manager or supervisor should support you with a local induction, completing the "Health and safety induction checklist" available in the "New Starters Induction Information".