Human Resources

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Staying safe and well

The University has a legal obligation to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for its employees, students, visitors and other users.  Morally the University is keen to ensure all users of its sites remain safe and well.

Financially it recognises that good health & safety is key in maintaining high productivity, reducing the likelihood of accidents and helping to foster a positive safety culture.  The University endeavours to promote this positive health and safety stance through the:

  • Provision of information, guidance and support

  • Comprehensive assessment and management of risk

  • Training, including in-house and self-learning

  • Competent professional advice

  • Pro-active and reactive monitoring

Details of how the University will manage its commitment is outlined within the Health and Safety Policy - Statement of Intent and other hazard specific policies.