Workplaces / General
Guidance information and publications produced by the Health and Safety Department which are relevant to general health and safety and occupational hygiene issues.
Working from home
Guidance on homeworking
Returning to the University estate
Guidance for staff returning to the University of Edinburgh estate following the Coronavirus outbreak
Office and library guidance
Safety guidance for office and library environments
Health and safety induction
Each member of staff should receive a health and safety induction session when starting in the University or when moving to a new Department / School.
Arrangements to follow when leaving the University or moving to a new role.
Guidance information on using computers at work.
Health and Safety Law Poster
The University is required to display copies of the revised statutory ‘Health and Safety Law' poster at prominent locations throughout the University's buildings, or provide employees with a Health and Safety Law leaflet produced by the HSE.
Guidance and information on manual handling tasks at work.
Guidance and advice for staff who are new or expectant mothers.
Requirements under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
Lone and out of hours
Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision.
Personal and home safety
Guidance and advice on personal and home safety.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Information on seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Health and safety information for contracts/tender submissions (secured)
Health and safety information for contracts/tender submissions such as accident numbers and contact details