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Staff Responsibilities


It is important that all staff make every effort to avoid risks to themselves and to others by acting in a safe and responsible manner.


In particular you must:


  • pay attention to the University Health and Safety procedures, systems of work and management instructions
  • report hazards and unsafe conditions to line management or the University Safety Adviser so that corrective action may be taken
  • instruct students, if appropriate, in safe working practices and provide effective supervision to ensure the health and safety of students
  • follow instructions/guidance with regards to wearing personal protective equipment, manual handling, use of chemicals and operating electrical equipment
  • know and carry out procedures relating to the emergency evacuation of the University, safe working and first aid
  • participate in health and safety training