Health, Safety & Wellbeing Committee
An overview of Health, Safety & Wellbeing Committee
To advise the Head of School on health, safety and security matters within the School.
To review the School's health and safety policy and safe codes of working practice.
To act as a forum for consultation and discussion on matters relating to health, safety and security.
To examine and discuss the findings of internal and external safety inspections and audits.
To examine the School's accident and near-miss incident reports.
To promote the wellbeing of staff and students.
|Member Category||How Appointed||Incumbent|
|Head of School (Chair)||Ex officio||Jane Hillston|
|Facilities & Technical Services Manager||Ex officio||Dave Hamilton|
|School Laser Supervisor||Ex officio||Bob Fisher|
|Director of Professional Services||Ex officio||Martin Wright|
|M.S.F. Union Representative||Ex officio||Douglas Howie|
|Facilities Supervisor||Ex officio||Carol Marini|
|Computing Representative||Appointed||Alison Downie|
|Technical Representative||Appointed||Tom Whigham|
|Admin Representative||Appointed||Heather Low|
|Academic Staff Representative||Appointed||Vacant|
|Informatics Student Services Representative||Appointed||Vacant|
|Research Staff Representative||Appointed||Vacant|
|PGR Student Representative||Appointed||Vacant|
In attendance as required
|PDRA Development Co-ordinator||Ex officio||Michael Gutman|
Officer to the Committee: Facilities & Technical Services Manager
Clerk to the Committee: Facilities Supervisor
Appointment of Members and term of office
Appointed members shall be appointed from the respective constituency with the support of the membership of that constituency.
Appointed members shall serve for a term of two consecutive years with the option of an extension for a further year.
Others may be in attendance at meetings of the Committee, at the discretion of the Chair, as the business of the committee may determine.
At the discretion of the Chair, members who are unable to attend may nominate a substitute, who will act with the member’s authority.
To Strategy Committee via Head of School.
Frequency of meetings
The Committee meets at least once per year.
Minutes and Papers
All papers presented to this committee must use the template below:
|31st May 2017|
|30th September 2016|
|13th February 2015|
Raising an Issue
Any member of School who wishes to raise a health and safety or security related item at this Committee should inform their Committee Representative or the Health and Safety Manager/Assistant.
Multi-Occupancy Building Users Group (MOBUG) Committees are established for Appleton Tower, the Forum and Potterrow to focus on fire safety related issues. The convener, Dave Hamilton, is given the authority by the Head of School to ensure that all fire safety matters appertaining to both buildings are maintained. The MOBUG committees have representatives from the Fire Safety Unit, Estates and Buildings and each Department or Unit occupying the building.