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  • Biological Safety Management

    Course aim:To provide participants with a general knowledge of the requirements for working with biological material.

    Course content:
    • Responsibilities of managers and workers
    • Laboratory-based work,
    • Biosafety cabinets
    • Labelling & storage
    • Transport
    • Disposal
    • Working with people
    • Working with animals
    • Hazard Management
    • Emergency contingencies:
      • Spills
      • Exposure

    Suitable for: Staff and postgraduate students who use biological material in work/study.

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  • Chemical Safety Management (General)

    Course aim: To provide participants with a general knowledge of the requirements for correct chemical management.

    Course content:
    • Legislation and responsibilities
    • Terminology
    • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
    • Hazard Management
    • Storage
    • Labelling
    • Transport (basics)
    • Emergencies
    • Disposal

    Suitable for: All staff and postgraduate students who use hazardous chemicals, including laboratory and workshop managers.

    Duration: 1.5 hours

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  • Chemwatch
    Chemwatch training is found in the Chemwatch System:
    1. Login
    2. Click the training button on the top right hand side
    3. Select the Module you would like to complete

    If chemwatch does not appear to be displaying correctly or the search function is not working, you may be experiencing a compatibility view issue.

    More information including user guides are on the HSW Chemwatch page.

  • Ergonomics and Manual Handling

    Course aim: To provide participants with basic knowledge of ergonomics hazards and correct lifting techniques.

    Course content:
    • Legislative requirements
    • The musculoskeletal system
    • Manual handling
    • Ergonomics

    Suitable for: All Staff.

    Duration: 30 Minutes

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  • Events Safety Management

    Course aim: To provide participants with basic knowledge of event safety.

    Course content:
    • Legal context
    • Hazard management
    • Events management process
    • Administration

    Suitable for: This training module is intended for staff who managage events at the university, including those who assist in the process.

    Duration: 30 Minutes

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  • Hazard Management (including Risk Assessment)

    Course aim: To provide participants with a basic understanding of the workplace hazard management process. Also included are two short modules for how to fill in a Short Form and Long Form risk assessment.

    Course content:

    • Overarching Legal Requirements
    • Corporate Responsibilities
    • Hazard Management Overview
      • Hazard Identification
      • Risk Assessment
      • Control
    • How to fill in a Short Form and/or Long Form risk assessment

    Suitable for: Staff and higher degree students.

    There are 4 options to choose from once you click the button below:

    • Hazard Management
      • for Academics, Managers & Supervisors (approx. 20-30 minutes)
      • for Workers and Postgrads (approx. 20-30 minutes)
    • Risk Assessments (RA)
      • completing a short form RA (approx. 15 minutes)
      • completing a long form RA (approx. 15 minutes)

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  • Off Campus Activities

    Course aim: To provide participants with the basic understanding of the safety requirements for off campus activities.

    Course content:
    • Definitions and Exclusions
    • Hazard management
    • Planning and Considerations
    • Documentation and records

    Suitable for: Staff and postgraduate students who conduct off campus activities

    Duration: 30 Minutes

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  • Plant Safety Management

    Course aim: To provide participants with the basic understanding of the requirements for effective plant safety management.

    Course content:
    • Legislation, compliance and responsibilities
    • Hazard management
    • Risk assessment and controls
    • Plant guarding
    • Safe operating procedures (SOPs)
    • Tag-out procedures
    • “Notifiable” occurrences and reporting
    • Plant design and manufacture
    • High risk work

    Suitable for: Staff and postgraduate students who work with hazardous plant / equipment.

    Duration: 30 Minutes

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  • Radiation Safety

    Course aim: To provide participants with a basic understanding of the concepts of radiation hazards and radiation protection principles.

    Course content:
    • Policy
    • Basic concepts of radiation
    • Biological effects of radiation
    • Basic radiation protection
    • Radiation protection in laboratories
    • Emergency procedures
    • Radioactive waste disposal
    • Legal requirements/legislation

    Suitable for: Recommended for staff and postgraduate students who work with radiation.

    Duration: approximately 30 minutes

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  • Workplace Bullying and Harassment

    Topics Covered:

    WHS training for individuals on issues and processes covered by the HSW Handbook chapter.
    • What is workplace bullying?
    • What to do if you think you are being bullied?
    • Process for making a complaint of workplace bullying.

    Suitable for: University employees, University contractors, Volunteers and HDR students.

    Duration:30 Minutes

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    If you would like to discuss a workplace bullying or harassment issue, please contact a Fair Treatment Contact Officer.

 
 

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