These pages are intended to be a resource for information about safety in the workplace. The information has been presented in categories which relate directly to day to day safety issues.
There is a legal and moral requirement on the School and all persons who work in the School to be fully aware of safety in the workplace. It is the responsibility of all persons to ensure they are conversant with safe practice BEFORE carrying out laboratory and non-laboratory based procedures.
Under the Menu on your left you will find information on:
|Biosafety||Information on procedures and policies for biosafety including PC1 & PC2 procedures from AS 2243.3 and AQIS and OGTR guidelines.|
Emergency procedures and policies including: fire, first aid, spills & bomb threat.
Incident Reporting procedures and relevant forms.
|Hazard Management||Information on Hazard Management and Risk Control.|
|Training||Information for safety inductions and training|
|Laboratory Safety||Safety rules for laboratories.|
|Equipment & Electrical||
Information about plant and equipment.
Electrical safety and testing procedure & electrical safety procedures.
|Event Management||Information and checklists to be completed when holding a School managed event or function|
|Equipment/Plant||Safe Operating Procedures and policies for School equipment|
|Chemical Management||Information on procedures for controlling hazards, especially chemical storage & management|
|Inspections||School/University inspection policies and procedures|
|Manual Handling||Advice on manual handling, ergonomics and workstation setup|
|School/University policy and procedures for purchase of equipment & consumables|
|Radiation||Information and regulations for working safely with radionuclides|
|Security||School security policy and procedures|
|Waste Disposal||School waste management procedures for biological, GM, radioactive and chemical material|
|Field Trips||Policy, procedures, SOP, instructions for field trips and associated matters|
|For Staff (Intranet)|
|Information on Incidents/Injuries, School Safety Committee minutes & Emergency Organisation meetings|
|Information on CSU matters and equipment use|
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