Health and Safety Management

University Health and Safety Policy (PDF 90KB) sets out how health and safety is to be managed at the University.

The policy is supported by the following health and safety guidance:

Another useful document is Responsible Research (PDF 756KB) published jointly by the Universities Safety and Health Association and the Universities and Colleges Employers Association.

Responsible Research:

  • Sets out a typical management structure in a research organisation.
  • Summarises the health and safety duties and responsibilities for each level of management.
  • Introduces the concept of using a management system approach to health and safety in research.
  • Addresses the importance of a positive safety culture.
  • Outlines the risk assessment and control processes.
  • Has case studies to illustrate how health and safety can be effectively managed in a range of research disciplines. 

Useful links:

A-Z of topics

Contacts for advice 

Health and Safety Policies

Health and Safety Guidance

University Health and Safety Committees

Induction arrangements