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Farm Safety

See Agriculture

 

Fieldwork

University health & safety guidance on organising fieldwork and fieldtrips

University Safety Guide 32 - Fieldwork

Fieldwork

Training

Health and Safety Services provide training sessions on how to assess the health and safety risks from fieldwork activities. See the Training Page for more details of courses available.

Fieldwork

Advice on travelling overseas

Before planning a fieldwork trip overseas, Fieldwork Supervisors and students must check the current Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advice about the area(s) to be visited so that the level of risk can be considered as part of the overall fieldwork risk assessement process. Country-specific advice is available from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website

Fieldwork

Expedition advice from the Royal Geographic Society

A number of Royal Geographic Society publications providing guidance on planning expeditions, can be downloaded free of charge from their website.
"Our Work" page, then click on "Fieldwork and Expeditions".

Fire Evacuation

Fire Drills

University Safety Guide 5 - Fire Drills

Fire Safety

Fire Evacuation

University Safety Guide 6 - Emergency Evacuation Procedures
Fire Wardens and Evacuation Officers (Safety Note 39)

Fire Safety

Management

University Safety Code of Practice 34 Part A - Fire Safety Management and Guidance for Building Occupants
University Safety Guide 34 Part B - Fire Safety Design Guide

Fire Safety

Who to contact about fire safety issues

Fire Contact Summary (Safety Note 14)

Fire Safety

Fire Refuge Areas

University guidance on Fire Refuge Areas (Safety Note 20)

Fire Safety

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs)

University guidance on PEEPs PEEPs (Safety Note 28)

PEEP form

Fire Safety training

Fire Safety training

Watch our fire safety film, which explains what you need to do in the event of a fire alarm and provides useful information on how you can help prevent fires.

Health and Safety Services provide regular training sessions on fire safety, including fire prevention and awareness and training for fire evacuation personnel. See the Training Page for more details of courses available.

Fireworks

Firework Safety

University Bonfire and Firework Code

Firework safety guidance on the CBI website and the ROSPA website and the HSE website

First Aid

First Aid training & advice

First Aid training is organised by Health and Safety Services - please see H&SS website for First Aid dates and booking

First Aid

Guidance on University First Aid arrangements

First Aid Guidance

First Aid

Contents of First Aid kits

For details of suppliers of First Aid kits and where to purchase refill items - contact the University Procurement Department (tel: 8305) University recommendations on the contents of first aid kits (Safety Note 25).

First Aid

HSE guidance on First Aid

Various free guidance leaflets are available from the HSE Website

Food Safety

University guidance on food safety and hygiene

University Safety Code of Practice 29 - Food Safety & Hygiene

Food Safety

Health and safety guidance for the food & drink industry

Various free information sheets and leaflets, produced specifically for the food and drink industry are available from the HSE Website

Food Safety

Training

Health and Safety Services provide training sessions on food safety for food handlers. See the Training Page for more details of courses available.

Food Safety

Food purchasing guidance

Food purchasing guidance

Forms

For copies of dowloadable Health and Safety Forms, please click here.

 

Fume Cupboards

Fume Cupboards - see Ventilation

Ventilation

Things to do now

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