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Health and Safety Services

Training from Birkbeck Health and Safety Service

Online Training

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Online training is available via our Awaken web-based system at 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 Service.

Password to book is BBK.

Emergency First Aid at Work

One day course for College First Aiders. November 5th 2019. Register via Eventbrite at

Fire Warden Training

Level 2 Award in Fire Safety - Suitable for College Fire Wardens. Wednesday 21st August 2019 9.30 - 17.00. Room 120, 43 Gordon Square.

Health and Safety Training - General.

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace - Suitable for College Health and Safety Coordinators. Wednesday 23rd October 2019. 9.30 - 17.00. Room 251 Malet Street.

Evacuation Chair Training

Learn how to help someone with mobility issues to leave our buildings in an emergency using our evacuation chairs. Two sessions have been arranged - pick one.

Manual Handling

Two session of practical training for staff involved in frequent manual handling operations.

Risk Assessment with Sevron.

This half-day course looks at the process of risk assessment and the College's online risk assessment recording system "Sevron". Tuesday 10th September. 10.00 - 13.00h. Room 413 (IT Suite) Malet Street.

Health and Safety Briefing for Managers

This short briefing (90 minutes) is to help managers understand their responsibilities and duties under the College's health and safety policy and law. Refreshments are provided.

Managing Workplace Stress

This half-day course for managers examines the causes, sign and symptoms of stress and looks at various workplace stressors. Tuesday 1st. October . 10.00 - 13.00 Room 317. 43 Gordon Square.

Routes to Wellbeing

This 90 minute briefing session examines the subject of wellbeing and looks at the various resources available both within and outside of the College that can help improve our sense of wellbeing.

COSHH Risk Assessment using Sevron

This half-day courses introduces the principles of risk assessment under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations and looks at the online risk assessment system, Sevon. Monday 28 October 10.00 - 13.00. Room 475 Malet Street.

Password to book a place on all our courses through Eventbrite is BBK all in uppercase.

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