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.
NEWSCHANGES WITHIN THE HEATLH AND SAFETY DEPARTMENT
Following the retirement of Dr Iain MacKirdy in January John Phillips has taken over the role of Interim Director of Health and Safety. John has been with the University for 12 months, in the role of Health and Safety Audit and Systems Manager, and will cover the Director role until a permanent appointee has been recruited and is in post.
Dr Ian Graham also joined the health & safety team in March 2015 as the Bio-Safety Adviser. Ian will provide advice on all aspects of biological safety and biosecurity across the University. He graduated from Warwick with a degree in biochemistry, before studying for his PhD at the University of Leicester. His postdoctoral research took him to Nottingham University and then to Royal Holloway, University of London. Immediately prior to joining the University of Warwick he held a full-time biological safety role with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge.
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.
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