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.
A comprehensive list of the Health, Safety, and Employee Wellbeing Policies and Standards that apply to work activities managed or undertaken by the University.
Guidance for Heads of Department and Directors of Professional Services on how to ensure you are managing your health and safety responsibilities.
Guidance and a checklist to help you manage the safety of your team.
This guidance supports line managers to make a suitable and sufficient assessment of significant hazards associated with the work activities they manage.
This guidance supports managers to make arrangements for a general health and safety inspection programme or perform general health and safety inspections.
We promote staff wellbeing at work by providing information, advice and support to create a community and workplace that is thriving, sustainable and safe.
Find out more about the counselling support available to our staff.
Learn about the Workplace Wellbeing Wheel and how to use it to support and build your wellbeing at work.
How to manage risks associated with the use of Display Screen Equipment (DSE) to reduce the chance of injury and eye strain.
The arrangements for evacuating our buildings safely in event of an emergency.
Understand 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 policy describes the University's arrangements, including individual roles and responsibilities, for complying with fire safety legislation.
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 guidance sets out the health and safety requirements that applies to all work placements and Study Abroad programmes.
Safety advice and resources for staff and students travelling on University business.
Guidance for staff and students seeking authorisation for international travel on University business.
Read the guidance to understand how to use fume cupboards safely.
A comprehensive guide on lasers.
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.
A template for departments to induct contractors working on their behalf.