CLEAPSS Health and Safety for Science Technicians RA622 / H01

Start date
17 Dec 18
Duration
1 Day
Location
Hawkley Hall High School, Carr Lane, Hawkley Hall, Wigan WN3 5NY View on Google Map

Summary

This is a one-day course originally designed by a team set up by the Association for Science Education to help with the health and safety training of school laboratory technicians.

 During the course, the following aspects will be covered:

  • legislation on health & safety including the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and its subsequent Regulations
  • legal bans, myths and rumor
  • risk assessment in general and personal risk assessment for technicians
  • safe management for handling of resources for practical science
  • communication

 

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • raise awareness of safety issues and current health and safety legislation
  • make technicians more comfortable with their responsibilities
  • help delegates become more aware of the range of CLEAPSS services and advice
  • practice risk assessments, to consider what safe management and managing safely means in practice for technicians
  • and, optionally, to devise and Action Plan

Sessions

Health and Safety for Science Technicians 17 December 2018 09:30-15:30

Notes

All participants on the course must come from institutions/organisations that are CLEAPSS members. CLEAPSS reserves the right to charge a higher fee for non-members.

It will be helpful if participants can bring with them a laptop. We need one laptop between two participants; you may also check nearer the date in case we have enough without yours.

 

Pricing

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£125.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£125.00 +VAT

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