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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. 



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Edinburgh Napier has secured The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Order of Distinction Award for 16 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


link to Health and Safety information bookletsHealth and safety information booklets available to download


 link to contact details for the health and safety teamContact details for the Health and Safety Team


 link to information on health and safety training eventsDetails of Health & Safety training events and how to register 


What to do in the event of fire or emergency


 link to forms and checklistsHealth and safety forms and checklist templates


 link to guidance on health and safety issuesGuidance section covering many different health and safety issues


 link to Health and Safety policiesInformation on policies and procedures


The main functions of the Health & 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.​​​​​