Your supervisor is responsible for ensuring you are appropriately trained, by a competent person, for the tasks you carry out.
Do not start work until you have:
- read, understood and signed the relevant risk assessments;
- received sufficient training to use equipment;
- signed your Individual Training Record.
There are numerous ways to get the appropriate training. For many procedures a competent member of the group, or another group in the department, will be able to help you but you may need extra training. The University offers various courses some of which are compulsory. The University Safety Office Safety Office -Training
If you have any doubts contact you supervisor, the Departmental Safety Manager or relevant Safety Officer.