Health and Safety

On Monday 4 April 2016, the New Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) came into effect. HSWA repeals the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, with immediate effect.

All references to the 1992 Act on this website and within guidance will be progressively removed.

For managers

University-wide processes and responsibilities for managers are detailed under information for managers.

For staff

University-wide processes and responsibilities for staff are detailed under information for staff.

For students

Health and safety information and student responsibilities are detailed in section for students.

Specific hazards

Technical information on topics such as musculoskeletal discomfort, field work, stress and infectious diseases are detailed under specific hazards.

Emergency Information

University and personal preparedness information for emergencies are detailed in emergency information.

Who to contact

Contact information for staff involved with Health and Safety is detailed in who to contact.


Operational matters that are campus specific (for example facilities, emergency plans, campus Health and Safety committees, operational advice and support) are detailed under each campus:


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