Policies & procedures
Informatics Health & Safety policies and procedures.
The University Health & Safety Policy is issued upon the authority of the University Court. Under the authority of this policy the School of Informatics has produced its own policy to be implemented locally. These policies are in line with the legal duties that employers have towards their staff, which the HSE summarises in the What You Need to Know leaflet.
Health and Safety Law - What You Need to Know
Information on the School of Informatics, building user guide and induction info can be found on the Building Induction pages.
1. General statement of policy
Informatics Health and Safety policy statement.
An overview of Health and Safety responsibilities within the school.
3. Fire safety
Fire is probably the most serious danger which most members of the University will ever have to face. It can break out almost anywhere and affects everyone.
Guidelines on what to do if there is an accident at work.
5. First aid
Informatics first aid policy and procedures.
6. Lone & out of hours working
Health and Safety guidance on working alone and outwith regular office hours.
7. Manual handling of loads
Information relating to the health and safety procedures for manual handling of loads.
8. Display screen equipment (DSE) information
Guidance and information on setting up and working with a display screen.
9. Electrical safety
Electrical safety guidance and procedures.
10. Hazardous substances
Informatics Health and Safety guidance on working with hazardous substances.
11. Workshop safety
Health and safety guidance on Workshop Safety.
12. Research lab safety
Research lab safety information covering working with lasers and robotics.
13. General office & common areas safety
Safety information regarding offices and shared areas within school premises.
14. Visitors & contractors
Health and Safety information and responsibilities regarding contractors and visitors including children.
15. Induction & training
An outline of the safety information provided for new staff, postgraduate students and long-term visitors.
16. Risk Assessment
The School policy on Risk Assessments.
17. Monitoring of School Health & Safety policy
The School's Health & Safety policy is reviewed annually and updated on a regular basis.
18. Inspection list
A list of Health and Safety inspections we carry out.