The Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology has both a legal and a moral responsibility to properly manage the health, safety and welfare of all those affected by its research and teaching activities.
Health and Safety Policy Statement
The Department's Health and Safety Policy Statement outlines the main arrangements for the management of health and safety.
View the Health and Safety Policy Statement here.
The Department recognises the need to appoint competent health and safety advisers. The Current Post-Holders (Health & Safety) listing, below, should be consulted for the names and contact numbers of all those currently carrying out particular health and safety roles.
The safety handbooks provide detailed guidance on the safe working methods which should be followed by all people working in the department.
The department now employs a unified system of risk assessments. The forms, and supporting documents such as out-of-hours work forms, are in this section.
Supporting information and links are provided for specialist categories of hazards.
Emergency procedures; accident, incident and near miss reporting forms; reports of past accidents and incidents
Minutes of safety committee meetings and supporting documentation.
Websites giving useful health and safety information