Safety & First Aid

Your duties

You have a personal duty and a legal responsibility to take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and of other persons who may be affected by your acts or your omissions.

First aid

The Teaching Support Office (LG.013) in the Old Physics Building and the School Office in the Physics Building is usually staffed by trained first-aiders.

In the Old Physics Building First Aid Staff are situated in Rooms LG.13,  LG.09  &  01.19

In the Physics Building First Aid Staff are situated in Rooms LG.03,  LG.20,  0G.21,  0G.17,  0G.39 & 02.34

In the Maths & Physics Teaching Centre First Aid Staff can be found in the 2nd floor labs.

First Aid staff will have access to the First Aid Boxes.

Students should also be aware of the location of the University Health Centre, 7 University Terrace, Elmwood Ave, Belfast BT7 1NP, which has fully trained nursing staff.

Accident reporting

Any accident, no matter how small, must be reported to the lecturer or supervisor in charge as soon as possible. Accidents outside class in School buildings must also be reported as soon as possible to one of the Safety Officers or to the Teaching Support Office or School Office. Details of the accident must be entered in the Accident Reporting Book and a QUB accident report form filled in. Non-injury accidents that could have caused injury should also be entered in the Accident Reporting Book.

The Old Physics Building Safety Officer is Dr Ian Stewart                                     ( telephone 9097 1927, e-mail i.stewart@qub.ac.uk)

The Physics Building Safety Officer is Warren McConnaughie                                ( telephone 9097 3507, e-mail w,mcconnaughie@qub.ac.uk)

The Maths and Physics Teaching Centre Building Safety Officer is Jackie Patrick     (telephone 9097 3524, email  j.patrick@qub.ac.uk)

Any student should bring any concern regarding safety to the attention of the lecturer or supervisor in charge,  a Safety Officer, the Teaching Support Office or School Office.