Deans of Colleges / Directors of Services
The University Council
the legal employer the University Council has ultimate
responsibility for the health and safety of staff, students and other
people affected by the University's activities. The University Council
is advised in these matters by the University Health and Safety
Council delegates managerial duties and responsibilities to senior
managers of the University who, in turn, have a responsibility to
ensure that these are carried out.
The Vice-Chancellor, as the Chief Executive Officer, is
responsible for the executive management of health and safety.
In giving responsibility for the management of resources etc. to senior staff, the University Council thereby also delegates a duty to consider the health and safety implications of management decisions that are taken. In particular, the University Council requires those in such senior positions to oversee those areas and activities of the University that operate under their control or direction to satisfy themselves that due regard is paid to the requirements of the University Health and Safety Policy and its Policy Standards.
to health and safety performance is provided to the University Council annually.