Health and Safety

Health and Safety Policy

Accident or Incident Reporting Form

Accident/Incident at Work Report Form (154 KB)

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Children on Campus Procedure

The purpose of this procedure is to ensure the safety of children while on University campuses.

Children on Campus Procedure (38 KB)

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Contractors Health & Safety Procedures

The purpose of this procedure is to ensure that all Contractors engaged to work at Massey University; (1) are aware of current Health and Safety policies and procedures, and (2) meet current health and safety standards prescribed by the Department of Labour.

Dogs on Campus Procedure

The purpose of this procedure is to ensure that dogs do not cause a nuisance on University property to any person, stock, poultry, domestic animal or protected flora and fauna.

Dogs on Campus Procedure (41 KB)

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Electrical Safety Procedures

This document details administrative procedures for electrical safety at Massey University.

Electrical Safety Procedures (98 KB)

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Firearms Procedure

The purpose of this procedure is to control the carrying or discharge of firearms on University property including farms.

Genetically Modified Organisms Procedures

To provide for safe and responsible use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) at Massey University in a way that protects the environment and the health and safety of people and communities.

Genetically Modified Organisms Procedure (43 KB)

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Hazard Management Guidelines

These guidelines provide detailed, technical information on specific hazards such as fieldwork, infectious diseases, stress, muscular discomfort and radiation and how to manage these hazards in the University.

Hazard Management Guidelines (Link to Health and Safety Website)

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Hazardous Substances Use, Synthesis, Purchase and Importation Procedures

The purpose of this procedure is to provide for safe and responsible use of hazardous substances at Massey University in a way that protects the environment, and the health and safety of people and communities. 

Hazardous Substances Use, Synthesis, Purchase and Importation Procedures (45 KB)

Studio and Laboratory Hazardous Substances used in Teaching and Research Guidelines (43 KB)

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Health and Safety Guidelines on Minimum Compliance

Details minimum compliance Health and Safety in Employment Act requirements for managers

Health and Safety Guidelines on Minimum Compliance.pdf (57 KB)

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Health and Safety Policy

The purpose of this policy is to ensure active, consultative, commitment to health and safety management in the University

Health and Safety Policy (265 KB)

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Health and Safety Procurement Procedures

This procedure details a general approach and then specific standards which have been determined either by statute or University management.

Health and Safety Procurement Procedures (61 KB)

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Health and Safety Responsibilities for Academic Staff Guidelines

The purpose of this procedure is to guide academic staff in the implementation of health and safety responsibilities in learning, teaching, research, and knowledge transfer.

Health and Safety Responsibilities for Academic Staff Guidelines.pdf (45 KB)

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Infectious Diseases Guidelines 

Infectious Diseases Guidelines: These guidelines provide information on infectious diseases and their symptoms, treatment and prevention.  In addition, the guidelines provide advice for staff travelling and links to specific infectious disease information.

Managing Hazards - Infectious Diseases (Link to Health and Safety Website)

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Infectious, Pathogenic or Zoonotic Organisms Procedure

To provide for safe and responsible work with infectious, pathogenic or zoonotic organisms at Massey University in a way that protects the environment and the health and safety of people and communities.        

Infectious, Pathogenic or Zoonotic Organisms Procedure (80 KB)

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Monitoring Staff Health Procedure

The purpose of this procedure is to detail University requirements for: preventative health initiatives; assessment of occupational environmental hazards and health effects on staff; pre and exit baseline health monitoring, and medical certificates (cost of).

Monintoring Staff Health Procedure (78 KB)

Staff Health Monitoring Guideline (95 KB)

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New Organisms and Restricted Biological Products Procedure

To provide for safe and responsible use of new, infectious, or pathogenic organisms and biological products at Massey University in a way that protects the environment and the health and safety of people and communities.

  New Organisms and Restricted Biological Products Procedure.pdf (91 KB)

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Procedure for Safe Use of All Terrain Vehicles (ATV) and Motorbikes

This procedure details the steps required for safe use of ATVs and motorbikes at Massey University.

Procedure for Safe Use of ATV and Motorbikes (55 KB)

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Providing Personal Protective Equipment Guidelines

This procedure details the steps required for safe use of ATVs and motorbikes at Massey University.

Providing Personal Protective Equipment Guideline.pdf (32 KB)

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Radiation Guidelines

To provide for safe and responsible use of radiation at Massey University.

Managing Hazards - Radiation (Links to Health and Safety Website)

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Rehabilitation Procedures

The purpose of this procedure is to provide support for at work rehabilitation for staff that may be injured.

Safe Driving Procedure

To ensure the physical safety of staff, and students, whilst travelling on University business.

Safe Driving Procedure.pdf (47 KB)

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Smoke Free Procedure

The aim of this procedure is to provide a healthy environment for everyone who works, studies, visits, or has business on University campuses, sites and farmlands.

Smoke Free Procedure (46 KB)

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Working After-Hours or Alone Procedure and Guideline

The procedures and guideline are designed to help ensure that when working outside core working hours compliance is achieved with all Health & Safety, statutory and University regulations, while at the same time providing an open and safe environment that contributes towards meeting the teaching and research objectives of the University.

Working After-hours or Alone Procedure (49 KB)

Working After-hours or Alone Guideline.pdf (111 KB)

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Working in a Situation likely to cause Serious Harm Procedure

The purpose of this procedure is to identify; The right that staff members have to refuse to do work that they believe may cause them serious harm, and; The process to be followed when refusing to do such work.

Working in a Situation Likely to Cause Serious Harm Procedure (41 KB)

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