Terms of reference
Be assured that a suitable and sufficient health and safety management system is in place for the protection and prevention of all those who may be affected by the University's activities.
Monitor performance in respect of health, safety and wellbeing to ensure compliance with legislation as a minimum requirement.
Consider, and take action as appropriate on, reports from staff representatives.
Monitor effectiveness of health and safety training through the analysis of feedback evaluation and percentage of those trained.
Provide a forum for dissemination of information, sharing best practice and relevant discussion.
Receive accident and incident statistics and monitor action on the findings.
Monitor the performance of audits and inspections through the receipt of regular reports identifying further action where required.
Consider enforcement reports from the Health and Safety Executive and other external authorising bodies, supporting action as appropriate.
Approve Health and Safety policies where these do not require the approval of the Executive Committee.
Owner: Health and Safety Committee
Approval Date: 16 January 2013
Approved By: Executive Committee
Date of last review: 16 January 2013