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Related links (to policies and directives of the University)
Sustainability Policy
Concerning Behaviour Assessment and Intervention Team (CBAIT) Vice-Chancellor's Directive


8.1 Health & Safety - Policy

This Policy describes the commitment of the University to fulfil its health and safety obligations and the management system employed to this end. It also sets out the responsibilities of members of Council and the Senior Executive for the leadership, strategy, implementation, monitoring and improvement of the University’s health and safety management system.

8.1(a) Health & Safety Responsibilities Vice-Chancellor's Directive

This Directive details the responsibilities of discrete groups within the University community for the implementation of the University's health and safety management system, as set out in the Health and Safety Policy.

8.2 First Aid - Guidelines (PDF, 195Kb)

These guidelines provide information on the system of first aid provided by the University.  The guidelines include information about selection, nomination and training of first aid officers, payment of allowances, and  maintenance and administration associated with of first aid kits.  These guidelines together with further information about first aid and links to other relevant websites can be accessed from the first aid webpages.

8.3 Workplace Injury Management and Return to Work Program Procedures (PDF, 242Kb)

The University is committed to the prevention of accidents, injuries and diseases and the prompt return of injured or ill staff to safe and durable work. This procedure outlines the responsibilities of supervisors and staff members in the program and the role of the Return to Work Co-ordinator in arranging involvement of insurers, doctors and rehabilitation providers. Further information can be obtained from the Staff Connect intranet.

8.7 Workplace Adjustment Procedures (PDF, 194Kb)

This procedure outlines the process for staff, prospective staff and supervisors/managers in the provision of appropriate workplace adjustments for staff and potential staff living with a disability or ongoing illness. Workplace adjustments are changes introduced into the workplace that take account of a person’s disability and allow them to perform the inherent requirements of the job.

8.8 Fieldwork Guidelines (PDF, 461Kb)

Fieldwork is an essential part of the core teaching, learning and research functions. These Guidelines have been prepared to ensure that all fieldwork activities are properly planned, managed and coordinated in such a way as to meet the best interests of the University while protecting the safety of staff members, students and the wider community.