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

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Lab essentials

  • Compulsory course for all individuals working in any university laboratory
  • Online component followed by a face to face session

This course is under development.

Bio Safety
  • Currently offered as an online recording available from iLearn
  • Compulsory when research or teaching involves the use of geneticall modified organisms, clinical samples, risk group 2 microorganisms or the use of a containment facility

This online module is currently being reviewed.

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

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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

 

PID – (Public Interest Disclosure)

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 Heath and Safety Training Course application form (word) and submit by email to ohs@mq.edu.au.

First aid

Courses for 2020

  • 12 February
  • 18 March (CPR only)
  • 21 April
  • 8 July

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

Course enrolments can be done via ELMO

Select 'Mental Health First Aid' from the course catalogue

Contact ohs@mq.edu.au for further information

Advanced resuscitation

Courses for 2020 TBA

Contact ohs@mq.edu.au for further information

Remote First Aid training

Courses for 2020

  • 13 and 14 May

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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