autumn 2023
HMS-0501 Safety in the laboratory, workshop and on sea and land expeditions. - 0 ECTS

Type of course

Course for UiT employees and students who, based on risk assessment, must have documented safety training.

Course content

HSE and emergency preparedness:

  • Systematic HSE work - your obligations and responsibilities in the work
  • Why and how to report HSE nonconformity, injuries and accidents?
  • Emergency preparedness in the event of accidents
  • How am I insured?

Risk assessment:

  • Risk assessment covering Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) and UiT's methods for risk assessment

Protective equipment:

  • Regulations, duties of the employer and employees, risk assessments, technical measures and personal protective equipment and its use

Chemical safety:

  • Risk assessment and preventive measures, laboratory safety, handling of chemicals and chemical waste. Practical use of the chemical database.

Hazardous waste:

  • Definition of hazardous waste and handling of different categories of hazardous waste.

Language of instruction and examination

Norwegian and English

Teaching methods



Examination: Grade scale:
Off campus exam Passed / Not Passed
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Re-sit examination

There is no re-sit examination.
  • About the course
  • Campus: Nettbasert | Annet |
  • ECTS: 0
  • Course code: HMS-0501
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