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Laboratory Health & Safety

09:00 - 17:00

The Portway, Granta Park, Cambridge CB21 6GS
27 February 2018

Laboratory Health and Safety


Laboratory safety representatives or laboratory workers.


A one day course.


This one-day intensive course is all about health and safety in the laboratory setting. Using lots of practical examples and scenarios from different laboratories, participants will learn about health and safety legislation and the principles of safe working as it applies to them.

As this course is designed to be as relevant to participants own working environments as possible, a small amount of preparatory work is required before attending.


Learning Outcomes


After attending this course participants will:

- understand why safety is important

- have a basic understanding of health and safety legislation

- understand and be able to apply the principles of risk assessment

- understand the main requirements of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 (as amended). 

- identify how the Dangerous Substances and Explosives Atmospheres Regulations 2002 apply to their laboratory.

- have an understanding of appropriate safe working practices in the laboratory 

- be able to identify the main health and safety risks in their laboratories and the reasons to control those risks.

- be able to take appropriate action in the event of an accident or spillage including reporting and investigating accidents

- identify the health and safety implications associated with lifting and handling and with repetitive tasks including ergonomic risks in the laboratory.

- have drawn up an Action Plan for taking forward learning points.


One Nucleus Gold Members: £357 + VAT

One Nucleus Silver members: £433.50 + VAT

One Nucleus non members: £510 + VAT

Title: Laboratory Health & Safety
Start: 2018-02-27 09:00:00Z
End: 2018-02-27 17:00:00Z