Health & Safety Department

LEARN courses

Training available on the LEARN platform, produced or made available by the Health and Safety Department

Courses available

Health and safety induction

Introduction to health and safety at the University

Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment

Role specific

Head of School responsibilities

Health and Safety awareness for Principal Investigators or Supervisors

School Safety Advisers

First Aider

Hazardous substances

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 

Safe working with liquid Nitrogen

Respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

Respiratory protective equipment

Tight fitting facemasks

Powered hoods

Laboratory animal allergens

Courses required if working with laboratory animals


Access to LEARN

All staff and students have access to the University's e-learning platform LEARN, either direct at or via MyEd - both are EASE authenticated and, once logged in, you will  be presented with your own personal Homepage.

All courses provided by the Health and Safety Department can be found in the 'Course Catalogue' 

To enrol on a course following these instructions:

  1. Login to Learn  

  2. Select ‘Course Catalogue’ in the top right corner  

  3. The ‘Search catalogue’ options will load. Enter the course name in the search catalogue section and select ‘Go’.  If you aren’t sure what the name of the course is, try ‘Browse Categories’. 

  4. Expand the options menu next to the relevant Course ID (you’ll need to hover over it). Select ‘enrol’.  

  5. The self-enrol overlay will load providing further course information. Select ‘Submit’.  An enrolment success screen will load. Then select OK to access the course. 

Once enrolled, this course will appear on your Homepage next time you log in.

Course attendees data

If you require information on how to download course attendees, please email for guidance.




Firefox Quantum issue

Please note that LEARN does not work correctly within Firefox Quantum and therefore some of our training videos will not run if using this browser. If you are using a managed desktop, you will have the correct version of Firefox installed.

IS have provided the following advice:

There are a couple of choices. You could play these videos in a different browser such as Safari or Chrome, or alternatively it is possible to have two versions of Firefox installed on your Mac - You can then download the correct version of Firefox from here -

Please see this link for supported browsers -



3rd party cookies error message

Some users have reported issues with an error message about their browser blocking 3rd party cookies. At this point, IS have given us the following advice:

"I've not been able to find a suitable third party site discussing enabling third party cookies or indeed an internal website link. I have instead found 4 support articles for Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox and Chrome at these links:"