Training

Training

Training is an essential part of building competence in identifying and managing safety issues.

Health and Safety (H&S) training is provided to all staff at a general level through inductions and foundation packs. Additional programs are made available to staff whose roles or tasks require specific skills or competencies and you maybe required to complete these prior to your commencement.

Working in a laboratory

Main areasSpecific area

Lab essentials

  • Currently offered as an online module available from iLearn
  • Compulsory course for all individuals working in any university laboratory
  • Online component followed by a face to face session
Bio Safety
  • Currently offered as an online training module available on ELMO
  • Compulsory when research or teaching involves the use of genetically modified organisms, clinical samples, risk group 2 microorganisms or the use of a containment facility
Radiation
  • Offered as face to face training with the Radiation Safety Officer
  • Mandatory for any work which involves ionising radiation
Laser
  • Offered as face to face training with the Laser Safety Officer
  • Mandatory for any work which involves the use of lasers
ChemicalOnline training module, please visit the Health and Safety Wiki for further information

Research

Main areasSpecific areas
General

General H&S induction for staff

HDR supervisor / Manager training

In the fieldWorking alone
PACE
Fieldwork
Placements

Non Laboratory Training

Main Areas

Specific Area

Compliance

Privacy in Practice

 

Records Management

 

Our culture: Preventing bullying, discrimination & harassment

Office

Ergonomics

 

Manual handling

Committees

Committee Chair, Health and Safety

 

General Health and Safety Committee

 

Health and Safety Representative (HSR)

For more information please visit Health & Safety Wiki Page

Specific Task Training

Academics supervising HDRs (Higher Degree Research )

 

Wardens- ECO ( Emergency Control Organisation)

 

Building wardens

 

Active Shooter

 

Contractor Management

 

Events Management

 

First Aid

 

Safety Risk Assessment

 

Conducting workplace Inspections

First aid courses

To attend a course please complete the Health and Safety Training Course application form (word) and submit by email to ohs@mq.edu.au.

While no course dates are available, you can leave the dates blank when submitting the form, this will allow you to place your name down on the waiting list.

When dates become available you will be contacted to determine preferences.

First aid

Courses for 2020

  • 12 February -Complete

**Due to COVID-19 all face-to-face first aid training scheduled through the university is on hold until further notice.

When a suitable solution that enables us to resume training that supports the COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the University we will schedule and confirm course dates.**

Please send the above completed application form to ohs@mq.edu.au to register for a course.

Mental Health First aid

Courses for 2019 (2 day course)

  • 28 November and 5 December

Courses for 2020 (2 day course)

  • 4 February and 11 February

**Due to COVID-19 all face-to-face first aid training scheduled through the university is on hold until further notice.

When a suitable solution that enables us to resume training that supports the COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the University we will schedule and confirm course dates.**

Contact ohs@mq.edu.au for further information regarding enrolments.

Advanced resuscitation

Courses for 2020

  • 18 February -Complete

**Due to COVID-19 all face-to-face first aid training scheduled through the university is on hold until further notice.

When a suitable solution that enables us to resume training that supports the COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the University we will schedule and confirm course dates.**

Contact ohs@mq.edu.au for further information

Remote First Aid training

Courses for 2020

  • None scheduled

**Due to COVID-19 all face-to-face first aid training scheduled through the university is on hold until further notice.

When a suitable solution that enables us to resume training that supports the COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the University we will schedule and confirm course dates.**

Please send the above completed application form to ohs@mq.edu.au to register for a course.

Need more information?

Health and safety training maybe undertaken at anytime while at Macquarie as either a student or staff member for full course offerings please click here.

For your specific needs you can contact us by email ohs@mq.edu.au or ROAR.

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