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Health and Safety Policies - A to Z

 

 

   Policy Link Description

  

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Abrasive Wheel click here Link to Property & Facilities policy

 

Access Out With Normal Hours

Access Out With Normal Working Hours

Authorisation Form ​ 

 

Access to the University by Children

​Access to the University by Children​​​ 


Accidents, Dangerous Occurrences and Near Misses

​Accident, Dangerous Occurrence and Near Miss Policy ​​

 

Appointment of Competent Health & Safety Staff

 

Appointment of Competent Health & Safety Staff
 


Asbestos click here   Link to Property & Facilities policy


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​Body Fluids ​See under "Cleaning up body fluids"
C
​Chemicals ​See Hazardous Substances / Hazardous Chemicals
​Children ​See Access to the University by Children
​Cleaning up body fluids Guidance document​

Confined Spaces

 

See under Working Safely in Confined Spaces

 

Contractors

Contractors Policy​

See also: Code of Practice for Management of University Contractors/Works​​


Control of Vibration at Work click here Link to Property & Facilities policy
D
​Defibrillators ​​Defibrillator Guidance​​​
Design, Development and Manufacture Design, Development and Manufacture Policy​



Drinking and Ea​ting Drinking & Eating Policy ​
Driving at Work (University Hired / Leased Vehicles)

Driving at Work Policy​

 

COVID-19 update HSE - guidance for driver welfare​

 

​Drones Drones and UAVs Policy​​​ ​​
​DSE - Display Screen Equipment  ​​DSE Policy​


​DSEAR assessment ​PDF ​ ​Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (guidance/flowchart)
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​Electrical Testing ​See Portable Appliance Testing
Emergency Procedure

​​click here​   

What to do in the event of the fire alarm sounding or on discovering a fire

 

Emergencies - other

clic​k here​​

 e.g. hazardous chemical spillage, gas leak - link to emergency response procedures 

 

​Equipment ​​See under Provision and Use of Work Equipment
Events, Exhibitions and Filming

PD​F - summary

PDF - full


 

​External clients - leasing rooms / labs / equipment ​​Guidance for the management of external clients leasing rooms, laboratories or equipment from the University

(Word version of forms from Guidance document​)

External clients induction form

External clients - Responsible Person Duties ​

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Filming See under Events, Exhibitions and Filming
Fire

​Fire Policy​​

Fire Summary Policy​

 Policy covering the fire safety management strategy for the university


 

First aid ​First Aid Policy​​  

 

​First aiders guidance ​​First Aiders Guidance​
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​Hazardous Substances ​Hazardous Substances Policy (Safe Purchase, Storage and Disposal)​​
​Hazards - reporting of ​​​PDF - summary ​ ​
Health Surveillance

​​PDF - summary​

PDF - full​​

 

Heating click here Link to Property & Facilities policy
Homeworking click here   Link to HR&D policy

 

Housekeeping

PDF - sum​mary

PDF - full​

Policy covers housekeeping throughout the University including workshops, laboratories, classrooms, offices and workrooms

 

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​Ladders and Stepladders ​Ladders and Stepladders Policy​
Ladder checklists

Legionella click here   Link to Property & Facilities policy

 

​Legislation and Guidance ​Legislation and Guidance Register​
Lift Release Procedure click here Link to Emergency Response Procedures (ERP) - see page 5 of ERP document



​Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) ​Health & Safety Executive guidance : Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) - Work equipment and machinery (hse.gov.uk)​

​Lone Working ​​See Working Alone
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​Management of Health & Safety ​​Management of Health & Safety - Guidance for Deans & Directors​​
​Manual Handling ​​Manual Handling ​Policy​​​


Multi-functional Devices, Laser Printers, Specialist Printers & 3D Printers

​MFDs, Laser Printers, Specialist Printers & 3D Printers



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Noise

Noise Policy​

 

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​Pagers ​​Pagers Policy (issuing of vibrating pagers)​


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

​Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Policy​​​



Photocopiers ​ See Multi-functional Devices, Photocopiers and Laser Printers
​Policy - School/Service H&S ​See under "School/Service Safety Policy/Codes"​
​Portable Appliance Testing ​​​Electrical Portable Appliance Testing Policy
Printers (including 3D Printers) See Multi-functional Devices, Laser Printers, Specialist Printers & 3D Printers​

 

​3D Printing ​See Design, Development and Manufacture
Provision and Use of Work Equipment (PUWER)

PUWER Policy​

PUWER flowchart - selection of work equipment ​

 

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​Radiation - x-ray generators

Radiation - ionising radiation

 

​PDF

PDF​

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Restricted Areas


Restricted areas summary​

Policy covering access to restricted areas e.g. plant rooms


​Risk Assessment ​​​Risk Assessment Policy​
Flowchart​ ​ ​Guidance on risk assessment and how to carry out and complete the risk assessment form

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Safe Systems of Work

​Safe Systems of Work Policy​


School/Service Safety Policy/Codes PDF​

Policy template covering what should be included in individual school/service safety policies

 

Smoking ​Smoking Policy​

 

Statutory Inspections

  

PDF

Policy covering statutory inspections carried out by enforcement agencies or insurance/service engineers


 

​Stress ​Stress Policy​​ ​​​ ​
Stress Managers Guide
Stress Employees Guide​

Managing Stress e-Guide tool 
(external link to European Agency for Safety & Health at Work)


Supervision of Students

PDF​ 

Policy covering the supervision of students in workshops and laboratories


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Training and Competency




Policy​  policy covering training provided for staff as required under the Health and Safety at Work Act

Appendix 2 ​  Word version of blank competency matrix

 

Transportation of Gas Cylinders in Vehicles

Transportation of Gas Cylinders policy​

Transportation of Gas Cyclinders summary​

Policy covering driver requirements, vehicle requirements and safety rules for drivers

 

Travel Overseas


 

Travel Overseas Policy​

​See also Travel ​

  

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Violence at Work

Violence at Work Policy​

 

Visitors ​Visitors Policy​


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Water Management ​See under Legionella
​Welding and Cutting Welding and Cutting Policy​
​Work Equipment ​See under Provision and Use of Work Equipment
Working Alone

Working Alone Policy​​

Working Alone during Covid-19​​

 

​Working Alone - Social Researchers ​Lone Working Procedure for Social Researchers


Working Safely in Confined Spaces

 

click here    Link to Property & Facilities policy
Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare)

Workplace Regulations Policy

Workplace Regulations Summary​

Policy covering workplace health, safety and welfare requirements in the University

 

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