HSEO Training Courses in November 2018

To:       All Staff Members
Date:   22 October 2018


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

 

Training Course(s)

Date & Time

Venue

Language

Speaker(s)

1.

Safe Use of Display Screen Equipment

9 Nov 2018 (Fri)
10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Z410

Cantonese

Ms Kitty Lim

2.

Assessing Risk of your Workplace

16 Nov 2018 (Fri)
2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Z407

Cantonese

Mr Zachary Lam

3.

Briefing for Purchasing Delegates on the Central Chemical Purchasing System – Class A11

23 Nov 2018 (Fri)
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Z410

English

Dr Arthur Leung

4.

Radiation Safety of Irradiating Apparatus

28 Nov 2018 (Wed) 
10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Z407

English

Dr Angie Tang

 

Course(s) Information

Safe Use of Display Screen Equipment

Topics:

  1. Introduction of the Occupational Safety and Health (Display Screen Equipment) Regulation
  2. Health and safety risk for the use of display screen equipment
  3. Safety tips for working with display screen equipment
  4. Setting up office workstations
  5. Video show

Course objectives:
This course aims at introducing the health and safety risk for the use of display screen equipment and the relevant legislative requirements. Hints on the proper set up of computer workstations and preventive measures against the health risks would be introduced to the audiences as well.   

Target group(s):
All display screen equipment and frequent computer users in office. 

(Please apply on or before 2 Nov 2018)

Assessing Risk of your Workplace
 
Topics:

  1. Introduction to risk management and risk assessment
  2. Principles of risk assessment and its application
  3. Using the HSE Form 14 for assessing health and safety risks of your workplaces

 
Course objectives:
This course equips attendees with hazard identification and risk assessment skills so as to facilitate effective health and safety risk management in workplace. 
 
Target group(s):
Personnel who are responsible for assessing risks of the workplaces should take this training.  Any other personnel who are interested in workplace risk assessment are also welcome to attend this training.
 
The Health & Safety Committee has launched a risk assessment program which requires all departments to assess risks of their workplaces using HSE Form 14, and submit a risk register (HSE form 14A) to HSEO.  This training is designed to enable the departments to perform this assessment.
 
(Please apply on or before 9 Nov 2018)

Briefing for Purchasing Delegates on the Central Chemical Purchasing System – Class A11
 
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 16 Nov 2018)

Radiation Safety of Irradiating Apparatus

Topics:

  1. What is an irradiating apparatus?
  2. Common x-ray equipment of PolyU
  3. How x-ray is produced?
  4. Health effects of radiation
  5. Principles of radiological protection
  6. Legal requirements and radiological protection requirements of PolyU

Course objectives:
To equip attendees with basic radiation safety knowledge to meet the pre-requisite for application of registration as a user of irradiating apparatus in PolyU.

Target group(s):
Potential users of closed-beam X-ray equipment

All users of irradiating apparatus (closed-beam x-ray) must register with HSEO before they are allowed to operate irradiating apparatus in PolyU.  Only users who have completed proper safety training are eligible to apply for the registration.  Attendees of this training are considered to have met the training requirements.

(Please apply on or before 21 Nov 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