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Role of Occupational Health & Safety Service and Estates Directorate

 

Occupational Health and Safety Service

Reporting through the Health and Safety Management Group and to the Director of Human Resources, the function of the officers of the Occupational Health & Safety Service is to help achieve a high standard of health and safety throughout the organisation, providing appropriate specialist training and support services.  This Service will provide guidance and specific advice on compliance with the University Safety Policy.  It will also undertake independent investigations of reportable accidents. The Service will also inform the appropriate line managers and the Director of Safety where improvement in safety management should be made.

Estates Directorate

The function of the officers of the Estates Directorate is to provide technical support services such as guidance and support on Fire Safety, Electrical Safety, Construction Safety etc., as detailed in the Health and Safety Manual.  The officers of the Estates Directorate are also responsible for ensuring that all safety matters pertaining to external contractors on site are fully addressed.