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The university has a duty to provide health and safety training to:

  • ensure that staff, students and others know how to carry out their activities safely and without risk to health 

  • develop a positive health and safety culture 

  • protect staff, students and others. 

This page provides information on the relevant policies, procedures, guidance and forms in relation to training in workplace health, safety and welfare.

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All staff at St George's, University of London are required to complete a number of mandatory online training modules as per the Mandatory Training Policy.

This training aims to help you gain an understanding of the laws, rules and policies that apply to your official and day-to-day duties at St George’s.

You will be required to complete online training modules as part of your induction and probation at St George’s, depending on your role. This can be when you join the university or when you change to a new role. 

Staff can access MyTraining (link below) either through the Learning tab within MyWorkplace or by visiting  https://mytraining.sgul.ac.uk and entering their usual St George’s username and password. After logging in, staff will be presented with a list of available online mandatory training courses they will need to complete. After a course has been completed in MyTraining, automatic reminders will be sent to staff by email when the course is set to expire and should be re-taken.  

The training modules that need to be completed are: 

  • Fire Safety 

  • General Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness 

  • DSE Learning 

  • DSE Risk Assessment  

  • Personal Safety 

  • Manual Handling 

  • Stress Management 

All staff will be required to carry out the Manual Handling training module. Specific face to face Manual Handling training will be provided to certain member of staff who require more advanced training. 
If you require any further information of clarification, please do not hesitate to contact the SHE Office, health@sgul.ac.uk

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