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Laboratory health and safety (LHS)

Summary: Lectures and practicals in general laboratory safety procedures, equipment use, and basic first aid. 

Two courses: 1) legally required online basic course (4 hours - see here)  and 2) a specific course (8 hours) training in health and safety and risks connected to work activities: usually held in November and January and it can be done only if you completed the online 4 hours course "health and safety in the work place".

Skills acquired: knowledge of basic chemical manipulation, laboratory skills, biological hazards, fire and radiation safety and basic first aid. 

Learned Evaluation procedure: Multiple choice quiz.

Notes and Pre-requisites: Mandatory for all PhD students to access the laboratories (unless certificate of previous courses available)

Calendar: first session in November 2022 - second session in January 2023