HSEO Training Courses in February 2018

To:       All Staff Members
Date:   29 January 2018

The Health, Safety and Environment Office will arrange TWO safety courses in February 2018 as follows:

 

 

Training Course(s)

Date & Time

Venue

Language

Speaker(s)

1

Manual Lifting and Handling

22 Feb 2018 (Thu)

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Z405

English supplemented with Cantonese

Ms Kitty Lim

2

Briefing for Purchasing Delegates on the Central Chemical Purchasing System – Class A3

23 Feb 2018 (Fri)

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Z405

English

Dr Arthur Leung

 

Course(s) Information

 

Manual Lifting and Handling

 

Topics:

1.    Legislation and Code of Practice relevant to manual handling

2.     Basic anatomy of the waist and back and the effect on the back from lifting

3.     Basic ergonomics

4.     Causes of manual lifting injury

5.     Method of correct manual lifting

6.     Stretching exercises

 

Course objectives:

This course aims at introducing the proper manual handling and lifting methods, basic knowledge on musculoskeletal problems associated with improper manual handling and preventive measures.

 
Target group(s):
All PolyU staff members who want to learn more about manual handling.  

 

(Please apply on or before 14 Feb 2018)

 

Briefing for Purchasing Delegates on the Central Chemical Purchasing System – Class A3

 

Topics:

1.       Background of Dangerous Goods Management Team (DGMT)

2.       Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemical (GHS)

3.       Policy of centralized purchase of hazardous chemicals

4.       Procedures of chemical procurement

5.       Use of Dangerous Goods and Chemical Waste Stores Services

6.       FAQ on chemical procurement

     

Course Objectives:

This course aims at introducing the Central Chemical Purchasing System effective since 01 October 2016 for chemical users so that they can purchase hazardous chemicals under a close monitoring of DGMT. Chemical Purchasing Delegates are required to complete this course with satisfactory results in order to complete the registration and obtain eligibility for raising chemical purchase request to DGMT.

 

Target Group(s):
All PolyU staff members who are required to purchase chemicals.

 
(Please apply on or before 14 Feb 2018)

 


Interested staff should register for the course(s) via the HSEO online enrollment system at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hseo/training-news/training-enrollment

 

For enquiries, please e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call HSEO General Office at tel : 3400-8386/3400-8396.
 

Regards,
 
Health, Safety and Environment Office