Health, Safety & Well-being
Welcome to the University's Health, Safety and Wellbeing web-pages which have been designed to provide staff, students and visitors with the information they need to live, work, research, teach and learn safely: free from harm, injury or illness.
If you have any queries or comments on these pages please e-mail Health and Safety Helpdesk.
John Phillips will continue in the role of Interim Director of Health and Safety until the end of the calendar year. Dr Ian Graham joined the health & safety team in March 2015 as the Bio-Safety Adviser. Ian provides advice on all aspects of biological safety and bio-security across the University.
The Asbestos Management Policy and Electrical Safety Policy are currently under review. These changes are being consulted through the University Health and Safety Committee and the University Health and Safety Executive Committee. Comments should be e-mailed to the H&S Helpdesk (see below) by 27th May 2015.
New guidance to support women who are trying to conceive and new/expectant mothers aimed at supporting a continuation of work or study without putting mother or baby at risk. Here you will find information for new/expectant mothers and advice for line managers, supervisors and tutors.
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.