Who should attend

Staff and postgraduate students who need to know the optimal use of vacuum pumps and how to look after them. Participants will gain technical skills and an understanding of vacuum pump technology which underpins much laboratory and workshop practice. Instruction is provided by a specialist supplier.

Key Areas

  • Selection, use and maintenance of pumps.
  • Mechanical hazards and precautions
  • Chemical hazards and precautions
  • Fire hazards and precautions
  • Personal Protective Equipment