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
Introducing health and safety at the University
Introductory video outlining what the Health and Safety Department do and some basic health and safety guidance. A fuller induction video session (approx. 15 minutes) is also available below which outlines health and safety at the University and what the Health and Safety Department do in more detail.
A video presentation (approx 15 minutes) introducing health and safety at the University of Edinburgh.