Safety FAQ

The Safety and Security Committee is developing the following additional information to raise awareness about safety matters.

Please also refer to the main safety information for full guidance and documentation.

Frequently asked questions

General Safety

Here are some questions and answers about General Safety. 

Where can I find the safety handbook?

Please also refer to the main safety information for full guidance and documentation.

 

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Training

Here are some questions and answers about Training. 

What safety training courses are available?

The department and the university both run compulsory safety courses for all laboratory workers.

 

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Risk Assesment

Here are some questions and answers about Risk Assessment. 

What do I need to know about risk assessment?

Talk to your group leader or talk to the Departmental safety officer.

 

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Purchasing

Here are some questions and answers about Purchasing. 

How do I buy safety equipment?

Stores stocks commonly used safety equipment. Other items should be purchased using the university's R12 iProcurement system.

 

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Teaching

Here are some questions and answers about Teaching.

What safety courses are available?

The department and the university both run compulsory safety courses for all laboratory workers.

 

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Radiation

Here are some questions and answers about Radiation. 

What do we mean by Radiation?

Radiation is the emission or transmission of energy in the form of waves or particles through space or through a material medium.

 

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Lasers

Here are some questions and answers about Lasers. 

What is a laser?

A laser is a device that emits light through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of electromagnetic radiation.

 

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