The University’s policy setting out our commitment to ensuring the health, safety and welfare of all members of the University community.
Safety, Health and Employee Wellbeing
We provide help, advice and support to effectively manage health and safety and also provide wellbeing services to staff.
Guidance for Heads of Department and Directors of Professional Services on how they can ensure they are managing their health and safety responsibilities.
This guidance enables employees to make a suitable and sufficient assessment of significant hazards associated with their work activities.
This guidance supports managers to make arrangements for a general health and safety inspection programme or perform general health and safety inspections
Guidance and a checklist to help you manage the safety of your team.
An overview of roles and responsibilities and how to implement the Stress Management Policy including where to go to for advice.
Details of the counselling support available to staff who are feeling stressed and unhappy.
How to managing risks associated with the use of Display Screen Equipment (DSE) so that you reduce the chance of injury and eye strain.
The University’s fire safety policy sets out our commitment to ensuring the safety of all members of the University in the event of a fire.
Describes the arrangements for evacuating our buildings safely in event of an emergency.
This guide provides information on how to develop and implement a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan.
A map showing the campus fire assembly points
Guidance for Heads of Department in Managing First Aid
Use TopDesk to report a health and safety incident or near-miss on or off-campus.
This document describes the University’s policy and approach for managing risks associated with working away from University premises
Refer to the fieldwork safety standard and risk assessment to manage fieldwork safely.
This sets out the health and safety requirements that applies to all work placements and Study Abroad programmes.
This guidance provides safety advice and resources for staff and students travelling on University business.
Provides guidance for staff and students seeking authorisation for international travel on University business
Read guidance from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) about how to drive safely in winter weather.
Read the guidance to understand safe use of fume cupboards.
Comprehensive guide on lasers.
The requirements for safe management of hazardous waste generated from University activities until transferred to the Hazardous Waste Service.
This guidance covers the general hazards and control measures required when working within laboratories.
Guidance for users of microbiological laboratories (code of practice)
Guidance for users of hazardous chemicals
This document describes how the University will manage risks associated with asbestos and asbestos-containing materials.
To ensure that works carried out by contractors, do not pose a significant risk to them or other members of the University community.
For members of staff responsible for managing contractors.
This policy sets out the University’s approach to managing significant legionella risks associated with water systems.
This presentation provides a template for departments to induct contractors working on their behalf.