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)

2018 dates

OHS Induction dates 2018 - 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month

  • 16 Jan
  • 6 and 20 Feb
  • 6 and 20 Mar
  • 3 and 17 Apr
  • 1 and 15 May
  • 5 and 19 Jun
  • 3 and 17 Jul
  • 7 and 21 Aug
  • 4 and 18 Sep
  • 2 and 16 Oct
  • 6 and 27 Nov
  • 4 and 18 Dec


Online OHS training

All OH&S online training through Blackboard and can be accessed here with your UQ login.

  • General Workplace Safety Induction (mandatory, refresh every 5 years)
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Chemical Safety
  • Compressed Gases
  • Computer Workstations - Design and Adjustment
  • Field Safety (mandatory for field workers)
  • Hand Tool Safety
  • Biosafety (mandatory for PC2 workers)
  • Annual Fire Safety (mandatory refresh each year)
  • Privacy
  • Cryogen Safety
  • Sustainability (Laboratory & General)

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