The aim of this policy is to comply with Regulation 3 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
Risks to the health and safety of employees, and others who may be affected by the University's activities, must be assessed and the measures required to eliminate or minimise those risks identified. The policy describes how to carry out risk assessments.
Duties and Responsibilities
Head of Department
- To ensure that arrangements are in place for the carrying out of safety assessments to identify the significant risks in the department. The assessment must include the consideration of appropriate safety supervision of both staff and students.
- to ensure that a Departmental Safety Handbook is produced where the department is categorised as High Risk"
- Full Risk Assessment Policy
- Health and Safety Responsibilities of Supervisors towards Postgraduate and Undergraduate Students
- Risk Assessment Form
- High Risk Departments
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