Deans of Colleges / Directors of Services

College / Professional Service Health and Safety Committee

College/ Service Health and Safety Committees should represent all appropriate constituencies of the College / Department and may report directly to the Dean / Director or to the Board of Studies, or other relevant Committees within the College or Service.

College / Professional Service Health and Safety Committees should have as one of its objectives the promotion of cooperation between staff, students and management in instigating, developing and carrying out measures to ensure the health and safety of all staff and students.

Its membership should include proper representation of staff and students in the College / Service and should be chaired by an experienced member of the College / Department.

The primary functions of the College / Service Health and Safety Committee are: 

  • To monitor the effectiveness of the Departmental Health and Safety Policy.  
  • To receive and discuss reports on accidents and recommend corrective action.  
  • To receive and discuss inspection reports and recommend action for improvements.  
  • To discuss proposed changes to policy or procedure.  
  • To assist in the development of written safe systems of work and local safety rules.  
  • To recommend to the Head of College / Department necessary changes to Health and Safety Policy.
  • To receive health and safety items from any member of staff, students or visitors.