Health, Safety & Well-being
This site defines arrangements and information regarding Health, Safety and Wellbeing which apply across the University. The Health, Safety and Wellbeing Policy Statement emphasises the commitment and overall arrangements for H&S in the University as required by University Regulation and Ordinance. You can find links to information in Topic Guidance where items are listed by subject area.
Statutory information for all employees is provided in "Health and Safety Law - what you need to know" published by the Health and Safety Executive.
There has been a change in the Director post within the Health and Safety Department. As of the 23rd January 2015, John Phillips has taken on the role of Interim Director of Health and Safety following the retirement of Dr Iain MacKirdy. Full contact details for members of the Department can be found here.
New and updated pages for working with computers, now includes advice on how to prevent aches and pains, a detailed self-assessment and where you can buy replacement equipment
Latest advice on the Ebola outbreak including 'What to do if you have symptoms and have recently travelled from West Africa' and 'What to do if you're planning to travel to an affected region'.
New evacuation procedures have been established for the Gibbet Hill campus which include the implementation of the Evacuation Tag System, and the creation of a Local Incident Response Team.
Includes links to the new biological risk assessment form and companion guidance document.
Please send any new project submissions, project amendments or updates on current status of your project by email.
Health & Safety now have a resource account. Please email us if you need help or advice on matters that cannot be dealt with locally HealthSafetyHelpDesk@warwick.ac.uk