Roz Williams, David Bailey and Graham Christie have been accepted as Members of the Institute of Safety in Technology and Research (MISTR).
The Institute promotes the advancement of safety skills and knowledge among its membership via workshops and symposia and the maintenance of professional standards.
David Bailey is the Biological Safety Officer for the Department, Roz Williams is the Chief Teaching Laboratory Technician and Deputy Biological Safety Officer for the Pembroke Street site and Graham Christie is the Deputy Biological Safety Officer for the Tennis Court Road site.
Annette Williams has also gained the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Managing Safely certificate. IOSH is the Chartered body for health and safety professionals.
Managing safely is an examined short course designed to give an overview of best practice in the management of health, safety and environmental protection.
Annette is a member of the Laboratory Section, in charge of technical support for the CURB and CREST labs. She is also responsible for the Part I Teaching Lab and practicals.
Three members of the Lab Section now have the Managing Safely certificate, as Roz Williams and Jon Cowper already have it.
Department Secretary (Technical Resources) Peter Foreman and lecturer Mick Mantle also have the certificate.