Cardinus (online health and safety training)
A suite of health and safety online courses for those working at home, those returning to work on the University estate and those currently working on the University estate.
Covid19 training (for those working at home and/or returning to work on the University estate)
- Home Working 2020: setting up your home work area following the Coronavirus outbreak
- Returning to the University estate: back to work on University premises following the Coronavirus outbreak
Further information can be found at https://www.edweb.ed.ac.uk/health-safety/training/e-learning/cardinus/covid19-training
Other training (for those working on the University estate)
- Healthy Working (for regular computer/laptop users, includes full Display Screen Equipment (DSE) risk assessment)
- Fire Safety (replacing "Fire Safety Awareness" previously in LEARN)
- Safe Driving (if you drive as part of your University role)
Recommended (if relevant to your role)
- Manual Handling
- Laboratory Ergonomics
Further information on each course can be found by clicking on the course name available in the "Users" menu.
These courses consist of a variety of training, quiz and risk assessment modules which take users through the fundamental safety aspects of these subjects.
Launching the courses
Users may log in to the Cardinus system by visiting https://edin.ac/2HGCS60
Your local Cardinus Administrator may also send you an invitation to complete this training, by email. Should you receive an email, please use the link provided in the email to access Cardinus (rather than the link above). The system will automatically send you reminders if you do not action your Administrator's request. These will cease when you complete what your Administrator has requested of you.
Guidance on how to use the system is available below and should be read before logging in for the first time. We recommend users use Chrome or Firefox to access their Cardinus training.
If you have any queries about Cardinus - please contact your local Cardinus Administrator - details can be found at http://www.docs.csg.ed.ac.uk/safety/training/Cardinus_contacts.pdf
Any personal data will be treated in the strictest of confidence and only used for the purposes intended. All data is kept in a secure location with restricted access.