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​​​​​​​​​​​ Welcome to Health & Safety


Edinburgh Napier University is committed to ensuring the health and safety of staff, students, visitors and contractors by taking all reasonable steps to provide and maintain safe working conditions, equipment and systems of work. 


RoSPA Order of Distinction Award
Edinburgh Napier has secured The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Order of Distinction Award for 20​ consecutive Gold Awards. The award for Occupational Health and Safety recognises consistently high standards in the management of Occupational Health and Safety within the University. In order to enter the award category the Health & Safety Team had to submit a detailed portfolio of all of our management systems in Occupational Health and Safety, which RoSPA then evaluated.

Find your way round the Health & Safety website - use the menu on the left to access each section

Booklets - staff and student safety guides, Code of Practice for Contractors

Contact us - contact details for the Health & Safety Team

Fire and emergency - emergency procedures, disabled refuges, assembly points

Forms and checklists - templates for health and safety forms

Guidance - A to Z of safety topics

Policies and Procedures - A to Z of university Health & Safety Policies

Training ​- info on face to face training and eLearning


The main functions of the Health and Safety Team

~ to provide information, training and advice on all aspects of health, safety, welfare and the environment as it affects the University staff, students, visitors and contractors in order to ensure that standards of health, safety and welfare within the University comply with the requirements of all relevant legislation, codes of practice, guidance notes etc. and the University Health and Safety Policy and Procedures.

~ to develop, implement and monitor fire precautions and procedures throughout the University.

~ to develop, implement and monitor the management of health, safety, fire and workplace policies and procedures throughout the University.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​