Safety Courses

Safety Courses

Safety Courses

Health and Safety Courses

Compulsory Health and Safety courses — Staff and Post Doctoral Workers

The Universities Health and Safety Policy advises that there are two compulsory online courses to complete, and one classroom-based as follows:

  1. Fire Safety (Online)
  2. VDU (Online)
  3. Manual Handling (Classroom-based)

To access the online courses, please log on to: and follow instructions given by the Universitiy's Health and Safety Office. If you experience a problem logging in, please contact Nicola Kerin on ext. 2817 in UCC Health and Safety Office. Please advise Yvonne when completed and she will update your Health and Safety record accordingly. 

Classroom-based Health and Safety Courses

Each month, UCC Health and Safety Office advise courses available to you free of charge.

For example:

  • Chemical Spills
  • Chemical Risk Assessment
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fire Marshal
  • First Aid Certificate (including CPR)
  • Lifting (manual handling)

Please see information on the Health and Safety Courses offered monthly

If you wish to avail of these courses, please contact Yvonne Brennan, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology on ext. 1327 or email Yvonne and  she will book a place for you.

All courses will be added to your Health and Safety training record.

School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

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University College Cork, Western Road, Cork.