The Manual Of Safety

The Manual of Safety is part of the University's Statement of Safety Policy which is required by the Health and Safety at Work Act and is intended to give detailed advice to employees of the University.

A copy of the Statement of Safety Policy has been given to all employees of the University.

Heads of academic, administrative and service departments as defined in paragraph 3 of the introduction to the Statement of Safety Policy should make sure that they are familiar with the structure and content of the Manual of Safety as it relates to their areas of responsibility.

All Area Safety Officers and Departmental Radiation Officers should be familiar with the structure and content of the Manual of Safety.

Section Title Date Issued
1

Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment

Revised July 2006

3

Policy on the Control of Carcinogenic Substances

November 1995

4

Guidance for the Reporting of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences

Revised July 1996, March 2013

6

Policy for the safety inspection and testing of Portable Electrical Appliances

Revised January 2010

7

Smoke-Free Workplace and Public Place Policy

August 2010, December 2012

8

Rules for work with Ionising Radiation

May 2005

9

Policy on the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations

Revised November 2010, December 2012

10

Guidance on Safety Inspections carried out by Trade Union appointed Safety Representatives

July 1990

11

Policy on Departmental Safety Audits

January 2012

12

Guidance on Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

Revised May 2005

13

Implementation of the Health & Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992

Revised October 2004

14

Code of Practice on Access to Hazardous Areas for Building and Estates Personnel and Contractors

July 1993

15

Guidance for the Disposal and Storage of Hazardous Waste and other Difficult Waste

October 2005

16

The Implementation of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

January 2007

17

Policy on Risk Assessment

Revised November 2010

18

Policy and Arrangements for the Provision of First Aid

Revised May 2010

19

Guidance on the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992

June 1994

20

Guidance on the Provision and Safe Use of Work Equipment

Revised May 2012

21

Guidance on Safety in Fieldwork

Revised November 2010

22

Policy for the Safe Use of Minibuses

October 1996, December 2012

23

Guidance on Lone Working

May 2007

24

Procedure for the Disposal of Clinical Waste

Revised November 2006

25

Policy on Safety Requirements for Placement of Students with Employers

Revised January 2011

26

Policy on Safety in Sport and Student Activities

Revised May 2009

27

Guidance for Departments Employing Children and Young Persons on Work Experience Placements

Revised November 2010

28

Health and Safety Guidance when Working Overseas

Revised November 2010, March 2013, December 2013

29

Policy on Fire Risk Assessments

Revised May 2010

30

Policy on the use of Lasers

May 2006: Revised October 2013

31

Guidance on the Control of Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations

Revised November 2010

32

Asbestos Management Policy

June 2014
33

Fire Safety Management Policy

June 2014
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