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​​​​​​​Health and Safety Policies - A to Z

 

 

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Abrasive Wheels Abrasive Wheels Policy​

 

Access Out With Normal Hours

Access Out With Normal Working Hours​

Authorisation Form ​ (Word)

 

Access to the University by Children

​Access to the University by Chil​dren​​​​ 


Accidents, Dangerous Occurrence, Disease and Near Miss

​Accident, Dangerous Occurrence, Disease and Near Miss Policy ​​​​

 
​Animals on University Property
​​Animals on University Propert​y Policy

Appointment of Competent Health & Safety Staff

 

Appointment of ​Competent Health & Safety Staff
 


Asbestos Asbestos Man​agement Policy


B
​Blood Collection
​See under "Phlebotomy/Blood Collection"​
​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 ​​Working Safely in Confined Spaces 
Contractors

​​Contractors Policy for Maintenance, Services and Events


Contractors Policy for Projects a​nd CDM


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


​Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Control of Substances Hazardous to Health​

Copy of blank COSHH assessment form​ (Word)



​COSHH for cleaning operations COSHH Policy (Cleaning Operations)

COSHH Cleaning Guidance Sheets:
Cleaning Materials
Dusts
Bodily Fluids


Cutting tools ​See "Knives, Sharps & Other Cutting Tools Policy
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​Defibrillators ​​Defibrillator Guidance​​​
Design, Development and Manufacture Design, Development and Manufacture Policy​



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

Driving at Work Policy​​​ 

Approved Driver Application Form (Word)
Driver Vehicle Checklist​ (Word)

 

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


​DSEAR  Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations​ 
E
​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

Events, Exhibitions & Filming in University Premises​​

 

​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 (Word)

External clients - Responsible Person Duties ​

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Filming See under Events, Exhibitions and Filming
Fire

Fire Policy - campuses​


​Fire extinguishers ​Fire Extinguisher Guide​​
First aid ​First Aid Po​licy​​  

 

​First aiders guidance ​​First A​iders Gu​idance​
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​Hazardous Substances ​Hazardous Substances Policy (Safe Purchase, Storage, Transportation and Disposal)​​
​Hazards - reporting of ​​​Reporting of Hazards Policy​
Health Surveillance

​​Health ​Surveillance Policy

 

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

 

Housekeeping

​Housekeeping Policy​

​K
Use of Knives, Sharps & Other Cutting Tools Policy​
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​Ladders and Stepladders ​Ladders and Stepladders Policy​
Ladder checklists

Legionella ​See under "Water Management 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​​​



​Phlebotomy/Blood Collection
​Phlebotomy/Blood Collection 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

 

Work with X-ray Generators

Work with Ionising Radiati​on

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Restricted Areas


Restricted Ar​eas Policy


​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

  

​Statutory Inspec​tions Policy

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​Stress Stress Management Policy​​ ​​​ ​
Stress Managers Guide
Stress Emp​loyees 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




Training and Competency Policy

Appendix ​3​ (blank competency matrix - Word version for Schools and Service to complete​)

 

Travel Overseas


 

Travel Overseas Policy​​

Travel Overseas Guidance​

​See also Travel ​

  

V
​Vibration
​Control of Vibration at Wo​rk Policy
Violence at Work

Violence at Work Policy​

 

Visitors
​Visitors Policy​


W
Water Management Water ​Management Policy - Control of Legionella bacteria within water systems
​Welding and Cutting Welding and Cutting Policy​
​Work Equipment ​See under Provision and Use of Work Equipment
Working Alone

Working Alone Policy​​​

 

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


​Working at Height ​​Working at Height Policy​
Ladder checklist and register


Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare)

Workplace Regulations Policy​


 

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