Reporter 440, 11 October 1999


THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

 

From: Dr B Singleton To: Heads of Departments

Safety Adviser Safety Supervisors

MSF Reps

Unison Reps

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Ref :SafetyTraining 3-99, Date: 28th September 1999

 

RE: SAFETY TRAINING - OFFICE SAFETY

Summary: Safety Training leaflet to be brought to the attention of staff.

Nomination forms attached.

I attach details for the modules of the Office Safety course and would be grateful if you could disseminate the details within your department by whatever means you consider most appropriate.

Nomination forms are attached. Note there is no charge for any of the modules. However as with other safety courses there is a penalty charge of 10.00 per session for candidates who fail to attend. Therefore nominations must be accompanied by an appropriate charge code.

 

 

 

 

NOMINATION FORM

SAFETY IN OFFICES AND OTHER LOW RISK ENVIRONMENTS

Name .......................................................... Department ....................................................

Line Manager ..................................................... Account Code ....................... (For charging if fail to attend)

   

LOCATION

Worsley Building

DATE

TIME

Yes

 

No

               
               

Module 1

OVERVIEW

Seminar Room J

29th Oct 1999

10.30 am-

12 noon

     
               

Module 2

VDUs

Seminar Room J

4th Nov 1999

10.00 am -12.15 pm

     
               

Module 3

HAZARD SPOTTING AND INSPECTION

Seminar Room R

25th Nov 1999

10.00 am - 12 noon

     
               

Module 4

MANUAL HANDLING AND ELECTRICITY

Seminar Room J

13th Dec 1999

10.15 am - 11.45 am

     

 

The relevant account code to be charged if I fail to attend is ............................................................

 

 

 

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NOMINATION FORM

SAFETY IN OFFICES AND OTHER LOW RISK ENVIRONMENTS

Name .......................................................... Department ....................................................

Line Manager ..................................................... Account Code ....................... (For charging if fail

to attend)

   

LOCATION

Worsley Building

DATE

TIME

Yes

 

No

               
               

Module 1

OVERVIEW

Seminar Room J

29th Oct 1999

10.30 am-

12 noon

     
               

Module 2

VDUs

Seminar Room J

4th Nov 1999

10.00 am -12.15 pm

     
               

Module 3

HAZARD SPOTTING AND INSPECTION

Seminar Room R

25th Nov 1999

10.00 am - 12 noon

     
               

Module 4

MANUAL HANDLING AND ELECTRICITY

Seminar Room J

13th Dec 1999

10.15 am - 11.45 am

     

 

The relevant account code to be charged if I fail to attend is ............................................................

 

 

 

MODULAR COURSE

SAFETY IN OFFICES and OTHER LOW RISK ENVIRONMENTS

This course is intended for office workers who either have a direct role in monitoring health and safety standards, or who are interested in day-to-day safety issues and in health and safety standards in their workplace.

The course is divided into modules to minimise disruption to normal work activities and attendance can be used to demonstrate underpinning knowledge for those doing NVQs in Administration

MODULE

COURSE & CONTENTS: TIME(Hrs) COURSE DETAILS

1 OVERVIEW 1½ Friday, 29th October

- General Introduction to Office Hazards

- Overview of Health and Safety Law 10.00 am - 12.00 noon

- Individual and Corporate

Responsibilities Seminar Room J

- Accident/Incident Reporting Level 8

- First Aid Worsley Building



2 USE OF DISPLAY SCREEN 2¼ Thursday, 4th Nov

EQUIPMENT

- to consider factors which influence

operator comfort

- Assessment of Workstations 10.00 am - 12.15 pm

By looking at examples and by

using proforma for Seminar Room J

Self-Assessment of Workstations Level 8

- Procedures for Eye Sight Testing. Worsley Building



3 HAZARD SPOTTING AND INSPECTIONS 2 Thursday, 20th Nov

OF THE WORKPLACE

- To Outline Principles for Inspection 10.00 am - 12 noon

of Offices

- To Provide a Hazard Check List Seminar Room R

- How to Prioritise Items from an Inspection, Level 8

use of Risk Assessment Procedures to Rank Worsley Building

Items - practical example



4 MANUAL HANDLING AND ELECTRICAL 1½ Monday 13th Dec

SAFETY

- To Outline the Principles of Correct 10.15 am - 11. 45 am

Manual Handling

- Good Practice for Electrical Safety Seminar Room J

- Identification of common problems in Level 8

Offices Worsley Building

 

 

IF YOU WISH TO REGISTER FOR THIS MODULAR COURSE, (OR PARTS THEREOF) THEN PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR NAME TO THE SAFETY OFFICE VIA YOUR SAFETY SUPERVISOR/HEAD OF DEPARTMENT (AS APPROPRIATE). INDICATE ON RETURN SLIP WHO IS YOUR LINE MANAGER. REMINDER WILL BE SENT IN WEEK PRIOR TO EVENT.

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