Information and Booking

Trainer: Faculty Safety Advisors
Cost: Internal no charge.
External not available
Duration: 2 hours (09:30 - 11:30)
Format: online via MS Teams

Dates: 
2021:
18 November - Fully booked
09 December
2022:
13 January
10 February
10 March
14 April



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Who should attend

This course is intended primarily for staff and postgraduate students (e.g. PhD or MRes) new to laboratory research in Imperial laboratories.

Essential information

The focus is on understanding College procedures and the basic principles behind safe working in the laboratory. The course should be seen as a foundation upon which another more specialist training is provided either in the laboratory itself or by others e.g. the Safety Department.

Key Areas

This training provides an overview of all aspects of safe working in laboratories:

  • General principles of safety
  • Chemical safety in the laboratory
  • Uses of gases and cryogenics in the laboratory
  • Introduction to genetically modified organisms
  • Introduction to Risk Assessment