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Work Health & Safety


Course Details

Course Name:

Nanotechnology Online Module

Prerequisite: Please complete the General Laboratory Safety course before starting this training.

By the end of this module, you should be able to:
• Identify different types of nanomaterials
• Identify general controls in relation to nanotechnology use
• Understand the routes of exposure and known health effects
• Demonstrate effective spills management and waste disposal

Content Outline:

Online module and quiz

The module should take about 30 minutes to complete.

At the end of the module you will need to complete a short 10 question quiz. To pass the assessment you will need to achieve a mark of 80%.

Who Should Attend:

All staff and university associates who work with nanoparticles


To register for training please log into the Staff Portal

  • Access iPerform via the application wheel
  • Under the 'Learn' tab click on 'Browse for Training'
  • Locate your course from the list
  • Available sessions will be displayed at the bottom of the next screen
  • Choose your session and click 'request'

Once registered, you will be returned to 'My Training'. All active training will appear on this screen.