HSEO Training Courses in February 2012

Health, Safety and Environment Office will arrange 2 safety courses in February 2012 as follows: 

a)    In-House Safety Management Training Course 2012
b)    Office Safety

In-House Safety Management Training Course 2012
 Sessions: (All Wednesdays)
1) 08 February 2012
2) 15 February 2012
3) 22 February 2012
4) 29 February 2012

5) 07 March 2012

9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Room Y951 
(Cantonese supplement with English terms)

Mr Y K Kam, Ir Nelson Chan
1.        Managing H&S in PolyU  
2.         Conducting Safety Inspection 
3.        H&S Programs derived from the accident causation model    4.        Risk management approach of H&S management
5.        Response to accident; human error and accident investigation
Course objectives:
The University Health and Safety Policy stipulates that Departmental Health and Safety Officer (DHSO) should be appointed by Head of Department to assist him/her in ensuring high standards of health and safety in their departments and the DHSOs should be suitably trained.
Every year, HSEO organizes training courses for DHSOs and supervisors who have specific health and safety responsibilities so that they can carry out their duties effectively. 

Target group(s):
All untrained DHSOs and those who may take up health and safety duties within their department are required to attend. 
Remarks: A 10-15 minutes test will be given at the end of each session and HSEO will issue certificate to those participants who have attended all 5 sessions and passed all the tests.  (Please apply on or before 1 February 2012)
Office Safety

24 February 2012 (Fri)
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon 
Room Y951 (in Cantonese) 

Ir Nelson Chan
1.   Physical hazards of office environment and preventive measures
2.   Health hazards in office and the precaution methods
3.   Environmental issues in office
4.   Proper use of the workstation
5.   Safe and proper manual handling methods
6.   Safe use of office equipment
Course objectives:
To provide participants with the common occupational hazards of health, safety and environment in the office and the preventive measures.
Target group(s):
All Departmental Health & Safety Officers and colleagues with supportive roles in office health and safety are welcome to attend. 

(Please apply on or before 17 February 2012)

Departmental Health & Safety Officers are kindly requested to review their departmental situation and invite staff to attend. Interested staff should register for the course(s) via the HSEO on-line enrolment system athttp://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.