Information for Staff

Supervisory Staff

Members of staff and others who act in a supervisory role, such as Lecturers and Instructors, are responsible for conducting their activities and those activities over which they have control in a safe manner and in accordance with the University Health and Safety Policy.  

Supervisory staff, students and others must ensure that, together with employees and students under their control, they know and understand their responsibilities under the University Health and Safety Policy. They must ensure all reasonable precautions are taken when in charge of students, research workers, employees, volunteers or visitors, either individually or in groups, to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety of those persons.

The term "supervisory staff" includes academic staff in their role as supervisors of students and staff undertaking research and during other directed activities.