Training FAQ's

I am a new employee, what courses do I have to complete?

 

All new employees must complete the eLearning courses available.

They are as follows:

  • Workstation Ergonomics VDSE (VDU) course
  • Fire Safety Course

Each staff member may complete these courses whilst seated at their own PC. Each course may be undertaken directly once the staff member completes a simple self-registration \ enrolment online .  This course must be undertaken every 3 years. Each employee will be notified via email to undertake the e-learning courses when 3 years is completed in UCC.

Please follow the below link to the instructions on the registration for eLearning courses.

https://o-las.net/logins/userLogin/

Please follow the below link to instructions on registration for eLearning.

https://www.ucc.ie/en/media/support/healthandsafety/documents/RevisedOnlinee-HSTrainingService(Staff)Instructions.pdf

Furthermore to the eLearning courses, each employee must complete Manual Handling training. On completion of this course, participants will be able to

  • List the key aspects of current Manual Handling Regulations.
  • Identify and know how to prevent manual handling injuries.
  • Understand the limitations and strengths of the human body in relation to lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying etc. and sedentary work activities
  • Lift and move objects safely.
  • Contribute to the development of a Departmental Safety Statement and Manual Handling Risk Assessments

Please note that each attendee is required to successfully complete a practical assessment (to be undertaken at the course)

The health and safety office will notify the employee via email of upcoming dates to the new employee with instructions for the course. Manual Handling training will be undertaken every 3 years by each employee.

Depending on the seniority of your position you may be required to attend further health and safety training. Department management will advise of the courses that need to be undertaken.

 

 

How do I register for eLearning courses?

Please follow the below link to the instructions on the registration for eLearning courses.

https://o-las.net/logins/userLogin/

Please follow the below link to instructions on registration for eLearning.

https://www.ucc.ie/en/media/support/healthandsafety/documents/RevisedOnlinee-HSTrainingService(Staff)Instructions.pdf

I am trying to log into the online system to complete my courses however when I login the message “Validation Failed” appears, what do I do?

When this message appears it means that you have previously begun the process of registering for training but did not finish updating your details. The system has archived your details. To log into the system please email healthandsafety@ucc.ie with your name, staff number and work area and we will update the system.

I need to cancel my position on the course I am due to attend, what do I do?

Should you need to cancel your position on a course, please contact the Health & Safety Office as soon as possible either via email healthandsafety@ucc.ie or call ext 2817.

The Health & Safety Department are required to be informed as soon as possible and up to 5 working days prior to the course date. The exception to this rule is for Occupational First Aider & Refresher courses, the Health & Safety Office must be informed 13 working days before the course date.

Health & Safety Office

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5 Carrigside, College Road, Cork

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