Specialist wastes training

SEPS provide one course on the safe and legal disposal of specialist or hazardous wastes.  This includes chemical and biologically hazardous wastes, including sharps, and waste electronic and electrical equipment.  Specific waste disposal arrangements and waste streams exist for these waste types.  For information on disposal of radiological wastes please see the Radiation Protection Service courses.

The full course covers all three waste types. This course is open to all staff and postgraduate students and is presented by SEPS Environmental and General Safety Adviser. This course is free of charge.  

  • Hazardous Waste - chemical, biological & WEEE (2 hours)

Booking a Training Place
These course will be held in the Conference Room of the Isabella Elder Building which is located on the first floor.  PLEASE NOTE if you are unable to access the first floor of a building with no lift please advise safety@glasgow.ac.uk as soon as possible.  This course will be run on the dates shown below. To check availability and book onto one of these courses please do so via CoreHR – in the employee dashboard select the learning and development box then enter keyword i.e. waste then press search.  This will take you to “Book a course”, please select the training course you wish to attend then click “3 dot” menu to the right, select “Request to attend a course”, this will then give you a list of course dates and availability, select the course dates which suit you then complete “Your Request Details” and press submit. If you are a Postgraduate student and you wish to book onto this course please email safety@glasgow.ac.uk.

Hazardous Waste Course dates (includes Chemical, Biological & WEEE)                              

23/09/2024, 09.30-11.30
26/11/2024, 09.30-11.30
21/01/2025, 09.30-11.30
19/03/2025, 09.30-11.30
16/05/2025, 09.30-11.30