CLEAPSS - Health and Safety for Science Technicians RB622 / A11

Start date
13 Jul 21
Duration
1 Day
Location
Ashton Community Science College, Aldwych Drive, Ashton-on-Ribble PR2 1SL 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

 

Who is the course leader?

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

DateTimeLocation
Health and Safety for Science Technicians 13 July 202109:15-15:15Ashton Community Science College

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.

 

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£130.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£180.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 

 

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