Health & Safety Department

Organisational structure

The organisational structure of the Health and Safety Department and its Units.

Health and Safety Department

The Health and Safety Department is part of the Corporate Services Group and provides expert guidance and advice on all aspects of occupational safety and health to the entire University community, to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, the University Health and Safety Policy, and current best practice, across the wide range of activities undertaken by the University.

The Health and Safety Department consists of the Health and Safety Office and six supporting units:

  • Biosafety Unit
  • Fire Safety Unit
  • Occupational Health Unit
  • Occupational Hygiene Unit
  • Radiation Protection Unit
  • Training and Audit Unit

Organisational chart

Health and Safety Department Organisational chart

A video presentation (approx 15 minutes) introducing health and safety at the University of Edinburgh.

Corporate Services Group

Corporate Services Group website