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Policies, Safety Guides and Notes

Safety Codes of Practice  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/Functions should follow.

Health and safety policies

 Title

Date of publication 

Asbestos Management Plan 02/11/2015
University Health and Safety Policy 01/05/2014
CONTROL OF LEGIONELLA 01/02/2016
Smoking Policy 01/05/2013
Slips and Trips Policy 01/06/2010
Campus Code of Behaviour 26/01/2016
Children on University Premises Policy 17/05/2016

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Safety Codes of Practice

CoP 01 Summary of H&S Standards 31/01/2012

CoP 02 Part A

Management and Organisation

23/11/2015

CoP 04

Guide to Health and Safety Risk Assessment

01/12/2013

CoP 05

Fire Drills

23/07/2013

CoP 06

Emergency evacuation procedures

03/07/2012

CoP 07

Outside normal hours working procedures

01/03/2009

CoP 08

First aid

13/06/2013

CoP  09 Part 1

Code of Practice 09 part 1 Incident Reporting

26/03/2013

CoP 10 Part 2 Code of Practice 09 part 2 Incident Investigation 26/03/2013

CoP 11

Safe working with electrical equipment

01/06/2009

CoP 12

PAT testing

31/10/2011

CoP 13

Display Screen Equipment

01/03/2016

CoP 14 Part 1

Biological Safety (Part 1) University Laboratories

01/11/2013

CoP 14 Part 6

Biological Safety (Part 6) Microbiological Safety Cabinets

02/11/2012

CoP 14 

Part 7

Biological Safety (Part 7) Biological & Clinical Waste 18/10/2012 

CoP 15 

Part 1

Contained use of Genetically Modified Organism (GMOs)

01/07/2005

CoP 16

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

01/10/2008

CoP 17

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

01/09/2008

CoP 18

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

01/10/2008

CoP 19

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

01/10/2008

CoP 20

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

10/04/2005

CoP 21

Lasers

01/10/2008

CoP 22

UltraViolet Radiation

01/04/2007

CoP 24

Dangerous substances and explosive atmospheres

05/04/2004

CoP 27

Personal protective equipment

06/11/1998

CoP  28

The assessment and control of hazardous substances (COSHH)

01/03/2006

CoP 29

Food Safety and Hygiene

22/01/2015

CoP 32

Fieldwork

30/06/2015

CoP 33

Event management

15/12/2012

CoP 34

Fire Safety Management

10/04/2013

CoP 34B

Fire Safety Design Guide

25/11/2014

CoP 35

Work at height

01/06/2006

CoP 37

Manual handling

01/03/2007

CoP 38 Overseas Travel 30/06/2015
CoP 39 Restricted Access and Confined Spaces 18/07/2011

CoP 41

Lifting operations and equipment

01/02/2009

CoP 42 Noise at Work 10/05/2013

CoP 46 Part 1

Management and use of work equipment 27/11/2009

CoP 46 Part 2

Management and use of work equipment - Pressure systems 27/11/2009 

CoP 46 

Part 3

Management and use of work equipment Gas safety 27/11/2009
CoP 46 Part 4 Local exhaust ventilation 27/11/2009

CoP 46 Part 5

Cryogenic gases 27/11/2009

CoP 46 Part 6

Woodworking and engineering workshop machines 27/11/2009
CoP 47 Excavations Guide 11/07/2011
CoP 48 Hazardous Waste 18/10/2012 
CoP 49 Part 1 Safe use of laboratory fume cupboards 06/01/2014
CoP 49 Part 2 Fume cupboards - installation and maintenance 07/06/2013 
CoP 51 Site rules for working on University premises 24/04/2015
CoP 52 Driving for Work Purposes 20/05/2016
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Safety Notes

Note 01

Duties of Health and Safety Co-ordinators

17/05/2016

Note 02

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

25/03/2004

Note 03

Duties of a School Laser Supervisor

27/07/2004

Note 04

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

01/01/2005

Note 07

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

28/05/2004

Note 08

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

01/04/2003

Note 09

Laser pens and pointers

12/11/1997

Note 11

Laser safety in Higher Education video - summary

01/01/1986

Note 12

Risk assessment for storing gas cylinders in Halls and central areas

01/08/1999

Note 13

Disposal of pesticides and potentially polluting chemicals to groundwater

01/11/2006

Note 14

Fire safety contact summary

17/02/2004

Note 15

Bonfire & firework code

18/10/2012

Note 16

Supervision of students undertaking Genetic Modificaton

01/06/2007

Note 20

Evacuation of Disabled People

01/03/2012

Note 21

Christmas tree lights

01/12/2003

Note 22

Mobile phones and driving

01/12/2003

Note 23

Hand arm vibration

01/08/2003

Note 25

Contents of first aid boxes

01/04/2004

Note 26 The role of Health and Safety Representatives 12/08/2014

Note 27

Maternity issues

01/09/2003

Note 28

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs)

01/04/2010

Note 29

Health & safety record keeping

01/10/2004

Note 32

Cleaning up spills of metallic mercury

09/08/2004

Note 35

Please see: Radiation Safety Secure Area

01/10/2004

Note 36

Bodily fluids clean up process

01/11/2004

Note 37

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

01/03/2006

Note 38

Safe use of ladders and step ladders

01/05/2006

Note 39

Fire Wardens and Evacuation Officers

01/10/2011

Note 40 BBQ_Guide  4/06/2012

Note 41

Passenger lift safety

01/11/2007

Note 42

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

21/07/2008

Note 43

Control of legionella in departmental equipment

01/05/2008

Note 44

Low energy light bulbs

04/03/2009

Note 45

Honoraria for health & safety responsibilities

18/12/2008

Note 47

Access to roofs

04/03/2009

Note 48

Duties of a Building Manager

04/03/2009

Note 52

The use of electrical extensions

19/03/2009

Note53  Food purchasing guidance 01/02/2010 
Note 54 Children on University premises 17/05/2016
Note 55 Eye Protection 02/05/2012
Note 56 Access Control 08/04/2011
Note57 Door Signage 24/10/2011
Note 58 Permit to Work 08/04/2011
Note 59 Reporting of incidents in human studies 09/03/2012
Note 60 Evacuation Chairs 02/12/2011
Note 63 Fire Prevention and Use of Extinguishers 01/08/2015
Note 64 Use of Palmer Building 27/06/2012
Note 65 Decommissioning and clearance of laboratories 10/05/2013
Note 66 Phlebotomy Facilities 17/05/2013
Note 68 Cake sales food safety advice 21/10/2014
Note 69 Painting of Fire Doors and Seals 16/04/2015
Note 70 Events in the Great Hall 07/06/2016
Note 71 Petrol 24/03/2016

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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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