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Health and Safety Services

Training from Birkbeck Health and Safety Services


Online Training

Online training is available via our Awaken web-based system. Follow link and log-in with your College Username and Password. Induction training is automatically assigned to new users. Other subjects include:

Fire Safety Awareness, Safe use of Computer Workstations and online DSE risk assessment and Health and Safety for Managers. Other subjects will be coming soon. In the meantime if you wish to do one of these course please contact Health and Safety Services.

Fire safety refresher training

Staff are required to have regular refresher training in Fire Safety every two years. This will be via the online service and you will receive an email inviting you to complete the training. It should take about 20 minutes.


Current courses available to book via Eventbrite

Password is BBK


Level 2 Award in Fire Safety

Gordon Square, WC1H 0PD

This one-day course is for all staff at Birkbeck, University of London who are responsible for fire safety, especially departmental and area fire wardens. 

The course will be held on:

Thursday 16 November 2017


From 09:30 to 17:00 (BST).

Please click here to register for a space on this course.


Level 2 Award in Health and Safety at Work

Russell Square, WC1B 5DQ

This course is exclusively for staff of Birkbeck, University of London. This is an introductory health and safety course covering a wide variety of workplace hazards. A coursebook will be provided and there is a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course. People who pass the assessment will be awarded the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety. For more details please click here.

The course tutor is Keith Ryan who is currently the College's Health and Safety Advisor.

The course will be held on:

Tuesday 5 December 2017

From 09:30 to 17:00 (BST)

Please click here to register for a space on this course.
 

Evacuation Chair training AM

Birkbeck, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX

This short practical course is designed for staff who might be required to help someone escape from one of the Buildings in an emergency. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes which enclose the toes. No Sandals or Flipflops please.

The course will be held on:

Monday 08 January 2018

From 10:00 to 13:00 (GMT)

Please click here to register for a space on this course.


Evacuation Chair training PM

Birkbeck, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX

This short practical course is designed for staff who might be required to help someone escape from one of the Buildings in an emergency. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes which enclose the toes. No Sandals or Flipflops please.

The course will be held on:

Monday 08 January 2018

From 14:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

Please click here to register for a space on this course.


Emergency First Aid at Work - 1 Day course for College First Aiders

Birkbeck, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX

A one-day course for employees to become qualified as First Aiders, On successful completion the attendee will receive an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate. This course will be facilitated by an external provider from Clarendon Training.

The course will be held on:

Friday 12 January 2018

From 09:30 to 17:00 (GMT)

Please click here to register for a space on this course.



All bookings can be made via Eventbrite (just click the link provided or through from the date or the course name)- password is BBK all in uppercase.

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Health & Safety Services, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX. Tel: 020 7631 6218, email: healthandsafety@bbk.ac.uk