Training

Staff Health & Safety Training

Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 the employer has a responsibility via functional area line management to provide adequate instruction and training for each employee. Specifically the Act states that there is a number of courses that are mandatory for each employee to undertake. These courses include: Visual Display Unit training, Manual Handling training and Fire training/emergency procedures. 

The table below details the courses provided by the Health & Safety Office.

Specialised course or Non-core courses or off programme courses are a direct provision matter for relevant Schools/Depts across UCC

Course

VDU online

Manual Handling

Fire Drill

Fire Safety online

Use of Fire Extinguisher

Managing Health & Safety

Chemical Spill Response

Fire Marshall

First Aid

Risk Assessment

Frequency

3 yrs

3 yrs

Annually

3 yrs

5 yrs

5 yrs

5 yrs

5 yrs

2 yrs

5 yrs

Applicable to:

All staff

All staff

All staff

All staff

All staff

Managers & Supervisors and PI’s

Select

Select

Select

PI’s & Technical staff

Health & Safety Office

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