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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology


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 Charter

Read our Health and Safety Charter

Health and Safety Policy Statement

The department's Health and Safety Policy Statement outlines the main arrangements for the management of health and safety.

Further information for members of the department is available on our intranet:

Safety handbooks

The safety handbooks provide detailed guidance on the safe working methods which should be followed by all people working in the department. 

Risk assessments and forms

The department now employs a unified system of risk assessments. Forms and supporting documents such as out-of-hours work are in this section. 

Information by hazard type

Supporting information and links are provided for specialist categories of hazards.

Near misses, incidents and emergencies

Emergency procedures; accident, incident and near miss reporting forms; reports of past accidents and incidents.

Reports and minutes

Minutes of safety committee meetings and supporting documentation. 

Useful links

Websites giving useful health and safety information.