After completing the course, the student should have:
Have knowledge of information, requirements and precautions when working in laboratories at UiA
Have knowledge of methods and tools students need when planning and conducting safe laboratory exercises
Have knowledge of preventive fire protection
Have knowledge of first aid in case of accidents
Be able to apply knowledge about HSE when carrying out tasks in laboratories
Be able to work with machines, chemicals and work processes without endangering themselves or others
Be able to adapt tools for HSE work to different situations and needs
Be able to assist fellow students or staff in emergency situations by being able to use first aid and fire equipment properly
Be able to use a standardized risk assessment, safe work analysis (SJA) and deviation system
The course covers different topics that provide students and staff with the basics for learning instructions and precautions for laboratory work as part of their education or employment at UiA.
Behavior in laboratories
Chemicals and waste management
Preventive fire protection
First aid with heart and lung rescue
Optional topic, such as bullying and harassment, data security, or other relevant HSE related topics
The course is divided between digital lectures and physical practical exercises. Digital lectures are held on Canvas and the practical exercises for heart and lung rescue and fire extinction, is provided on campus. In total 8 hours / 1 day at the start of the fall semester.
Assessment methods and criteria
To complete the course, participants must have partaken in all parts of the course and passed the multiple choice tests connected to the digital part of the course.