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To: All Staff Members
Date: 20 August 2019

The Health, Safety and Environment Office will arrange THREE safety courses in September 2019 as follows:
 

 

Training Course(s)
 

Date & Time

Venue

Language

Speaker(s)

1

Laser Safety Course

5 Sep 2019 (Thu)
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Z410

English

Dr Angie Tang

2

Briefing for Purchasing Delegates on the Central Chemical Purchasing System – Class A17

20 Sep 2019 (Fri)
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Z407

English

Dr Arthur Leung

3

Competence in Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Workstation Assessment

27 Sep 2019 (Fri)
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Y521

Cantonese

Ms Kitty Lim


Course(s) Information

Laser Safety Course
 
Topics:

  1. Basic concepts of laser
  2. Laser hazards
  3. Classification of laser equipment
  4. Principles of laser safety
  5. Control measures of the PolyU

 
Course objectives:
The course aims to provide basic safety training for personnel working with or intended to work with laser equipment.
 
Target group(s):
Potential users of high-power (class 3B or 4) laser equipment.
Users of high-power laser equipment must have received proper laser safety training before they are authorized by their corresponding departments to operate high‑power laser equipment. Attendees of this course are considered to have fulfilled this requirement.
 
(Please apply on or before 29 Aug 2019)
 

Briefing for Purchasing Delegates on the Central Chemical Purchasing System – Class A17
 
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 13 Sep 2019)
 

Competence in Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Workstation Assessment
 
Topics:

  1. Legislation and PolyU’s code of practice on DSE
  2. Basic anatomy and physiology
  3. Common health problems amongst DSE users
  4. Prevention of musculoskeletal related problems
  5. Principles of ergonomics
  6. Different types of DSE equipment and their features
  7. Risk assessment of DSE workstations
  8. Stretching Exercises
  9. Videos on stretching exercise and set up of workstations
  10. Practical session on risk assessment

 
Course Objectives:
This course aims at introducing the legal requirement on the safe use of display screen equipment (DSE), basic knowledge on musculoskeletal problems associated with DSE users, use of DSE workstation in an ergonomically manner, and practical methods in carrying out DSE workstation assessment. Personnel who have completed this course are competent in performing risk assessment on DSE workstations.
 
Target Group(s):
All PolyU staff members who are interested in risk assessment associated with the use of display screen equipment and are delegated by their corresponding departments.  
 
(Please apply on or before 20 Sep 2019)
 


Interested staff should register for the course(s) via the HSEO online enrollment system at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hseo/our-services/hsetraining/classroom-training

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

 
 
 
 
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