Human Resources

Work equipment & machinery

The University will take reasonable care to protect it's employees and users from injury which could arise as a consequence of work equipment or machinery.  This includes:

  • Assessing the risks likely from hazardous work equipment

  • Providing a safe means of access and egress from each work area

  • Maintaining equipment in good condition 

  • Providing suitable and sufficient storage faciltiies

  • Providing safe means and routes of transportation 

  • Provide training, instruction and information

Work equipment includes all kinds of appliances, apparatus, tools, machines and installations.  This includes lifting and access equipment, woodworking machinery, electrical appliances, hand tools, vehicles.