Health & Safety
Risk assessment (RA)
It is everyone's responsibility to carry out Risk Assessments for all tasks
which they perform.
This should be checked by the person's supervisor, mentor or host.
The nature of the work carried out at the Lab is relatively safe, and there are few risks to consider, though you may find the information on the following do apply to you:
If you come across other common risks which should be listed here, please contact the Pagemaster.
For more unusual risks, such as: working with live mains wires or fixing the antenna on the roof, please contact the Safety Officer to discuss suitable precautions to ensure your protection.
- Assessments for staff and students - A brief description of how to make an assessment and what happens once risks are identified.
- Self assessment checklist - This form allows staff and students to assess their own work environment for risks.
It comes in two formats: PDF version and Word doc version
- Personal emergency evacuation Plan (PEEP) - An assessment for those with mobility, visual or auditory issues which may cause problems during an emergency evacuation of the building.
- Sample forms are available as: html, Word doc and fillable pdf form
Note: the option to select a date in this form does not work on Linux
- Photocopier toner
A risk assessment concerning the hazards when handling photocopier toner.
- Lifting water bottles
A risk assessment concerning the lifting and replacing of water dispenser water bottles.