Induction seminar

On your first day you will start your induction process with a Day 1 Induction.

OHS Inductions are conducted by OH&S staff from the School of Biomedical Sciences throughout the year. Details are as follows:

Venue Room 307, Skerman Building, unless additional change of room indicated

Time 10am - 12pm (approximate finish time)

2019 dates

Dates for SBMS OHS Inductions 2019

2 January
15 January
5 February
19 February
5 March
19 March
2 April
16 April
7 May
21 May
4 June
18 June
2 July
16 July
6 August
20 August
3 September
17 September
1 October
15 October
5 November
19 November
3 December
17 December


Mandatory online OHS training

All mandatory online training through Blackboard and can be accessed here with your UQ login.

  • General Health, Safety and Wellness Induction (mandatory, refresh every 5 years)
  • Laboratory Safety at UQ
  • Chemical Safety at UQ
  • Biosecurity Safety & Compliance
  • Compressed Gases
  • Computer Workstations - Design and Adjustment
  • Field Safety (mandatory for field workers)
  • Hand Tool Safety
  • Biosafety (mandatory for PC2 workers)
  • UQ Annual Fire Safety (mandatory refresh each year)
  • Introduction to Radiation Safety for Radioactive Substances
  • Privacy
  • Ray Safety
  • Cryogen Safety
  • Sustainability (Laboratory & General)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Fraud and Corruption Awareness
  • Cyber Security Awareness

Local induction

Your Supervisor will provide you with "local" information, ie laboratory risk assessment, Personal Protective Clothing requirements, and emergency equipment. New Worker Induction Checklist will need to be completed by your Supervisor and yourself.

Training needs analysis

Find out what OH&S training you require in your position

New Worker

Laboratory Worker

In-house training

In-house training is available through UQ's Staff Development. To enrol in any of the following OH&S courses, please visit the Staff Development website at

  • Emergency Procedures & Spill Kits for Hazardous Materials
  • Managing OHS in the Laboratory
  • OH&S for Supervisors and Managers
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Radiation Safety with Unsealed Sources
  • Working with Quarantine Material
  • Dangerous Goods Transport within UQ
  • First Aid Training