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Health, safety and risk assessment is of paramount importance both in the laboratory and the field. This course, Health and safety in the laboratory and field, will help make you more aware of the hazards and risks involved wherever you undertake your research, as well as giving you an overview of the legal requirements attached to this work. The course discusses issues involved in the handling of chemical and biological agents, basic safety procedures and common field-work hazards.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the legal framework of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and Regulations associated with it
  • understand the employers’, employees’ and visitors’ duties
  • evaluate hazards and risks in order to carry out a risk assessment
  • understand the legal requirement to report any accident or dangerous occurrence
  • develop risk assessments for scientific laboratories that use chemicals or biological organisms or both.

This course is suitable for the following:

  1. Doctors
  2. Engineers
  3. Researchers
  4. Medical Students
  5. Professors
  6. Lab Assistants
  7. Health and Safety Assessor and Auditors
  8. Real Estate Professionals
  9. Construction Professionals

Course Curriculum

Expand All Collapse All 31 Lectures 18 hours, 30 minutes
Section 1: History
1 History of health and safety 00:10:00
Section 2: Legal Requirements
2 Legal requirements of health and safety in the UK 00:40:00
Section 3: Office and Facilities
3 Office safety 03:00:00
Section 4: First aid and emergency procedures
4.1 First aid 00:30:00
4.2 Why do I need to know about first aid? 00:20:00
Section 5: General laboratory health and safety
5.1 Basic do’s and don’ts and lone working 00:35:00
5.2 Cryogenic liquids and ionising radiation safety 00:20:00
Section 6: Chemical health and safety
6.1 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 00:20:00
6.2 Chemical Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation 00:30:00
6.1 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 00:20:00
6.2 Chemical Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation 00:30:00
Section 7: Hazards, risk, and the process of risk assessment
7.1 Health problems associated with using chemicals 00:20:00
7.2 Information sources 00:20:00
7.3 Disposal requirements 00:10:00
7.4 Emergency procedures 00:20:00
7.5 Control measures 00:15:00
7.6 Personal protective equipment 00:20:00
7.7 Physical hazards 00:30:00
Section 8: Biological health and safety
8.1 Syringes and sharps 00:10:00
8.2 Working with bio-hazardous material (human material, microbiological agents, plant pathogens) 00:30:00
8.3 Genetically modified material 00:15:00
Section 9: Field-work health and safety, UK and abroad
9.1 Field-work risk assessment 00:20:00
9.2 Other hazards 00:45:00
9.3 Health 00:30:00
Section 10: Risk assessment exercise
10. 0 Risk assessment exercise 00:05:00
Section 11: Final Phase
Conclusion 00:05:00
Section 12: Safety Instructions
Importance Of Health And Safety In The Workplace FREE 00:10:00
Basic Health & Safety at Workplace Video FREE 00:20:00
Section 13: Understanding Global Standards
Purpose of the Standards Around the World FREE 00:30:00
British Standards FREE 02:00:00
European Standards FREE 02:00:00
Section 14: Final Phase
Test 01:20:00

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