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 responsibilities and lists the available guidance and resources available from the Health and Safety Department to assist staff in carrying out those roles successfully.
Heads of School
School / Area Safety Advisers
Principal Investigators and supervisors
Local health and safety committees
Multi occupancy building user groups
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.
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.
Biosafety and GM Safety Officers
Biological safety responsibilities in Schools and Laboratories and guidance can be found on the Biosafety Unit sub-site.