New Staff and POWCS Induction

Mandatory Training

As part of their induction new staff are required to complete the Employee Acknowledgment form. Within this form are links to several mandatory on-line training programs:

  • Equal Opportunities Online - via myUNSW
  • The Responsible Employee - available through myUNSW  log-in then Moodle
  • Online Work Health and Safety Awareness - via myUNSW available through Moodle (My Courses) within 4 weeks
  • On line Ergonomics - via myUNSW, also available through Moodle
  • On line HS006 - via myUNSW  WHS Inductions list in My Staff Profile
  • HS114 Workstation Checklist
  • Lab Induction Checklist HS049  - Laboratory Staff must attend additional training – Go to the OHS Harm 2 Zero web site –  the type of induction session will be determined by the type of lab work.  Please refer to your supervisor.

Staff with supervisory responsibilities are also required to attend the following training sessions:   

  • OFFSUP Office Based Supervisor Training
  • LABSUP  Laboratory Supervisor Training

Apply through myUNSW  - My Profile -Training.

Staff working within POW Hospital buildings also require a POWH ID and to complete a POW Hospital Induction

New Staff at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre

All staff located in the Lowy Cancer Research Centre are required to undergo a building induction session with Ken Wyse. The POWCS HR Admin person should arrange this for you.

Inductions are held every Tuesday and Thursday, meet on Level 4 by the lifts at 9.30am.  Wear fully enclosed shoes and no ballet flats.   A C25 Lowy Building Staff Access Application form will need to be completed.  

Laboratory staff will be required to complete a lab induction session with Weini Samuel.

Also refer to the POWCS OHS page

New Staff located at POWCS and POWH, Randwick

All UNSW staff working in POWH buildings require a POWH Hospital Staff ID card.  Application form must be signed by The Head of School and taken to Campus Security Services in Barker Street, Randwick – full address is on the form.


New staff working in the POWH campus are required to complete the following and then each year thereafter:

  • Welcome to the Organisation – non-paid employees  (UNSW employees)

Complete this online at:

Helpful notes to do this:

  • Register - button is above the log in section.
  • Register as ‘Non-Paid Employee’ located in the appropriate facility (hospital) by supplying details in each drop down field as it becomes available following the previous answer
  • Once this mandatory module is completed further modules become available which should be completed if directed by your manager
  • The online module must be completed at least one week before attending Fire Prac (to facilitate data entry)

POWH campus Map

Parking at the POWH campus: There is a public car park located within the Hospital at the Barker Street entrance. See parking officer on basement level to be added to the waiting list.