Overview

Many staff within the wider University community also have, in conjunction with their ‘normal’ roles, a health and safety function to perform.

This section details these roles and lists the available guidance and resources available from the Health and Safety Department to aid staff in these roles.

Heads of School

Heads of School and managers of other equivalent autonomous units are responsible to the University Court for the management of health and safety matters within the area of the University under their control.

Heads of School

School and Area Safety Advisers

The School Safety Adviser is concerned with the day-to-day safety organisation within his or her school or building.

School and Area Safety Advisers

Local health and safety committees

Local health and safety committees should be appointed to oversee specific health and safety issues within a school or management unit.

Local health and safety committees

MOBUGs

Buildings which are jointly occupied by different Schools and units should establish a Multi Occupancy Building User Group (MOBUG) to oversee fire safety and other building related issues.

MOBUGs

First Aiders

First Aid is the skilled provision of treatment for a casualty, using the facilities and materials available while awaiting the arrival of qualified medical assistance.

First Aiders

Fire Stewards and Coordinators

We rely on volunteers to take responsibility for fire safety in particular areas and guidance can be found on the Fire Safety Unit sub-site.

Fire Stewards and Coordinators

Radiation Protection and Laser Supervisors

Radiation Protection Supervisors are responsible for ensuring that the local rules are complied with. School Laser Supervisors are responsible for the supervision of laser operations within the school. Guidance can be found on the Radiation Protection Unit sub-site.

Radiation Protection and Laser Supervisors

Biosafety and GM Safety Officers

Biological safety responsibilities in Schools and Laboratories and guidance can be found on the Biosafety Unit sub-site.

Biological safety responsibilities


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