Health & Safety Department

Codes of Practice

Published in conjunction with this Policy are allied Codes of Practice which must be complied with either in the manner stated, or in some other manner that ensures that an equivalent level of safety and health control is met.

Following the CoPs in the manner stated will ensure that you comply with both health and safety law and the University’s Health and Safety Policy.

Should you choose an alternative method you may be called upon to justify your actions and prove that such action has resulted in an equivalent level of risk control.

Further CoPs will be published in due course. Guidance is also available to support the Policy and, where relevant, CoPs .

Codes of Practice are currently associated with the following Parts of the Policy:

Section 25 - Biological safety

Codes of Practice relating to Section 25 Biological safety of the University Health and Safety Policy, Framework: Arrangements document

Section 26 - Chemical safety

Codes of Practice relating to Section 26 Chemical safety of the University Health and Safety Policy, Framework: Arrangements document.

Section 31 - Radiation Protection

Codes of Practice relating to Section 31 Radiation protection of the University Health and Safety Policy, Framework: Arrangements document

Section 13 - Physical hazards

Codes of Practice relating to Section 13 - Physical Hazards of the University Health and Safety Policy, Framework: Arrangements document