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Policies, Safety Guides and Notes

NB Safety Guides outline management responsibilities for dealing with specific risks, and the procedures that must be adopted. Safety Notes provide more pragmatic operational advice on specific risks, or advice on issues of current interest, that Schools/Directorates should follow.

Health and safety policies

 Title

Date of publication 

Asbestos Management Plan 25/07/2014
University Health and Safety Policy 01/05/2014
Legionella Policy 01/02/2013
Smoking Policy 01/05/2013
Driving for Work Policy 01/01/2011
Slips and Trips Policy 01/06/2010
Hepatitis B vaccination policy 01/01/2011
Campus Code of Behaviour 02/06/2014

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Safety Guides

Guide No.01 Summary of H&S Standards 31/01/2012

Guide No.02

Management and organisation

30/10/2013

Guide No.04

Guide to Health and Safety Risk Assessment

01/12/2013

Guide No.05

Fire Drills

23/07/2013

Guide No.06

Emergency evacuation procedures

03/07/2012

Guide No.07

Outside normal hours working procedures

01/03/2009

Guide No.08

First aid

13/06/2013

Guide No. 09 part 1

Code of Practice 09 part 1 Incident Reporting

26/03/2013

Guide No. 10 part 2 Code of Practice 09 part 2 Incident Investigation 26/03/2013

Guide No.11

Safe working with electrical equipment

01/06/2009

Guide No.12

PAT testing

31/10/2011

Guide No.13

Display screen equipment (DSE)

01/03/2006

Guide No.14   Part 1

Biological Safety (Part 1) University Laboratories

01/11/2013

Guide No.14  Part 6

Biological Safety (Part 6) Microbiological Safety Cabinets

02/11/2012

Guide No.14  Part 7 Biological Safety (Part 7) Biological & Clinical Waste 18/10/2012 

Guide No.15  Part 1

Contained use of Genetically Modified Organism (GMOs)

01/07/2005

Guide No.15  Part 2 Contained use of genetically modified organisms - for GM workers 01/05/2010

Guide No.16

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

01/10/2008

Guide No.17

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

01/09/2008

Guide No.18

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

01/10/2008

Guide No.19

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

01/10/2008

Guide No.20

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

10/04/2005

Guide No.21

Lasers

01/10/2008

Guide No.22

UltraViolet Radiation

01/04/2007

Guide No.24

Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres

05/04/2004

Guide No.27

Personal protective equipment

06/11/1998

Guide No. 28

The assessment and control of hazardous substances (COSHH)

01/03/2006

Guide No.29

Food safety and hygiene

10/05/2013

Guide No.32

Fieldwork

15/08/2012

Guide No.33

Event management

15/12/2012

Guide No.34

Fire Safety Management

10/04/2013

Guide No.34B

Fire Safety Design Guide

25/11/2014

Guide No.35

Work at height

01/06/2006

Guide No.37

Manual handling

01/03/2007

Guide No.38 Overseas Travel 01/06/2014
Guide No.39 Restricted Access and Confined Spaces 18/07/2011

Guide No.41

Lifting operations

01/02/2009

Guide No.42 Noise at Work 10/05/2013
Guide No.46  Part 1 Management and use of work equipment 27/11/2009
Guide No.46  Part 2 Management and use of work equipment - Pressure systems 27/11/2009 
Guide No.46  Part 3 Management and use of work equipment Gas safety 27/11/2009
Guide No.46  Part 4 Local exhaust ventilation 27/11/2009
Guide No.46  Part 5 Cryogenic gases 27/11/2009
Guide No.46  Part 6 Woodworking and engineering workshop machines 27/11/2009
Guide No.47 Excavations Guide 11/07/2011
Guide No.48 Hazardous Waste 18/10/2012 
Guide No.49 Part 1 Safe use of laboratory fume cupboards 06/01/2014
Guide No.49 Part 2 Fume cupboards - installation and maintenance 07/06/2013 
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Safety Notes

Note No. 01

Duties of an Area Health & Safety Co-ordinator

10/07/2013

Note No. 02

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

25/03/2004

Note No. 03

Duties of a School Laser Supervisor

27/07/2004

Note No. 04

The role and terms of reference of the Sub-Committee for Biological Safety

01/01/2005

Note No. 07

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

28/05/2004

Note No. 08

Transport of radioactive materials - Please contact Health & Safety Services for a copy of this safety note.

01/04/2003

Note No. 09

Laser pens and pointers

12/11/1997

Note No. 11

Laser safety in Higher Education video - summary

01/01/1986

Note No. 12

Risk assessment for storing gas cylinders in Halls and central areas

01/08/1999

Note No. 13

Disposal of pesticides and potentially polluting chemicals to groundwater

01/11/2006

Note No. 14

Fire safety contact summary

17/02/2004

Note No. 15

Bonfire & firework code

18/10/2012

Note No. 16

Supervision of students undertaking Genetic Modificaton

01/06/2007

Note No. 20

Evacuation of Disabled People

01/03/2012

Note No. 21

Christmas tree lights

01/12/2003

Note No. 22

Mobile phones and driving

01/12/2003

Note No. 23

Hand arm vibration

01/08/2003

Note No. 25

Contents of first aid boxes

01/04/2004

Note No. 26 The role of Health and Safety Representatives 12/08/2014

Note No. 27

Maternity issues

01/09/2003

Note No. 28

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs)

01/04/2010

Note No. 29

Health & safety record keeping

01/10/2004

Note No. 32

Cleaning up spills of metallic mercury

09/08/2004

Note No. 35

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

01/10/2004

Note No. 36

Bodily fluids clean up process

01/11/2004

Note No. 37

Advice to staff and students on bird flu (Avian Influenza) and pandemic flu

01/03/2006

Note No. 38

Safe use of ladders and step ladders

01/05/2006

Note No. 39

Fire Wardens and Evacuation Officers

01/10/2011

Note No. 40 BBQ_Guide  4/06/2012

Note No. 41

Passenger lift safety

01/11/2007

Note No. 42

Health and safety-related design and operational issues for University buildings and construction projects

21/07/2008

Note No. 43

Control of legionella in departmental equipment

01/05/2008

Note No. 44

Low energy light bulbs

04/03/2009

Note No. 45

Honoraria for health & safety responsibilities

18/12/2008

Note No. 47

Access to roofs

04/03/2009

Note No. 48

Duties of a Building Manager

04/03/2009

Note No. 52

The use of electrical extensions

19/03/2009

Note No. 53  Food purchasing guidance 01/02/2010 
Note no. 54 Children on University premises 17/05/2010
Note No. 55 Eye Protection 02/05/2012
Note No. 56 Access Control 08/04/2011
Note No. 57 Door Signage 24/10/2011
Note No. 58 Permit to Work 08/04/2011
Note No. 59 Reporting of incidents in human studies 09/03/2012
Note No. 60 Evacuation Chairs 02/12/2011
Note No. 63 Fire Prevention and Use of Extinguishers 01/10/2012
Note No. 64 Use of Palmer Building 27/06/2012
Note No. 65 Decommissioning and clearance of laboratories 10/05/2013
Note No. 66 Phlebotomy Facilities 17/05/2013
Note No. 68 Cake sales food safety advice 21/10/2014

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Good Practice Guides

Information for Staff Health and safety information for University staff

Good DSE practice

Good display screen equipment (DSE) practice leaflet
Good manual handling practice Good manual handling practice

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