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Student Health and Safety Induction 2013/2014
Safety Health and Environment
(SHE) Office
The Safety Health and Environment (SHE) Office is located at
Riverside Court, Lower Bristol Road, Bath
SHE office staff
Warren Cole CMIOSH –Safety Health and Environment Adviser
Katharine Mulready – SHE Office Administrator
 Anita Taylor (ASM) Art & Design Sion Hill all A&D studios and workshops
David Tinkham (OASM)
 Christine Eden (temp ASM) Education Compton, Twiverton except Computer Server
excluding art studios
Alison Denning (OASM)
 Steve May Newton, Newton Annexe, Old Gatehouse and Dairy
Ann Durbin (OASM)
 Joe Bennettt Music & Performing Arts Ashton, MTC, UT, Burdalls Yard, and the TPC
Michelle Diwell (OASM)
 Rob Mears Stanton, Corston, Twinhoe, Wellow, Kewstoke, Castle and Stable
Jan Hanley (OASM)
 Tim Middleton Corsham Court
 Chris Ellicott Extn 5644 Registry Main House at NP, Student Services Doynton
 Alison Baud Extn 5634 Library & Information Services NP Library & shops, excluding Computer
Services offices
 Paula Walsh Extn 5745 Catering Services@ Moreton NP & SP Refectories
 Richard Jordan Extn 5775 Property Services, Security, Grounds, Plant rooms, Sophia
 Sarah Dawes Extn 6160 Students Union SU Building
 Alison Fertig Extn 5781 Domestic Services all Student Residences and Stewards Lodge
 David Hassall Extn 5545 Computer Services Computer Services offices in NP Library and
 Christopher Stedham Extn 5426 Riverside Court
 Nicholas Jeune Artworks
 Kirsty Folan (Newton Park)
 Edward Prior (Newton Park)
 Christina Fritts (Newton Park)
 Sarah Goodwin (Bankside)
All of the RTs are first aid and Fire Warden trained
BSU new academic build
BSU new residential build
 Take reasonable care of your own health & safety and think about others who may
be affected by what you do
 Co-operate with the University
 Do not misuse /damage safety equipment provided
 Refer any health & safety concerns to a responsible member of staff
 Comply with all health & safety legislation
 If you are in any doubt about what you are doing, stop and ask
 All activities / tasks should be risk assessed before starting
 Before starting work you should satisfy yourself you are competent to
carry out the task
 Significant risks should be recorded
 Safe working requires risk assessments, safety procedures and suitable
training and instruction e.g. for lone working, slips/trips/falls, working from
height, manual handling
 Leave all areas in a tidy, safe condition. Any faults or damage must be
Unsuitable protection from UV
Respiratory / eye protection?
Hard hat?
Safe system of work?
Personal safety away from BSU premises
The path that runs along the River Avon between Green Park and Windsor Bridge has limited edge
protection. When tired, or under the influence, this becomes a significant hazard and the risk of falling into the
water increases. Following a number of tragic incidents BANES council (supported by BSU) have installed
railings in the highest risk areas.
Summer 2012
Summer 2013
If you plan to walk home this way after a night out please consider making the journey with friends.
Campus Life fire safety film
Familiarise yourself with the fire evacuation
procedure – see
Sound the alarm and use the Fire Assembly Points
On hearing ‘FIRE’:
If trained and competent use available fire extinguisher
Shut doors, windows, turn off gas and electric appliances
Leave the building by nearest exit
Go directly to the Fire Assembly Point
Sep 2011 – Aug 2012 Last year there were 47
activations of the fire alarm and there was 1 genuine
Sep 2012 – Aug 2013 There were 29 activations of
the fire alarm and 1 genuine fire.
Both of the genuine fires were in halls of residence
Damage following a fire at the
University of Westminster.
Fortunately there were no
 Note the effectiveness of the
fire doors, with minimum
damage to the internal room.
Call Security directly in case of an
Newton Park
01225 875555
Internal extension 5555
Safety Office
Riverside Court, Lower Bristol Road, Bath
Health Safety & Environment Advisor Warren Cole
Administrator Katharine Mulready
All accidents / incidents / “near misses” must be reported to
the Safety Office.
Accident Reporting form available from a University First
Aider or from the BSU H&S website under Section 5
Medical Matters.
Certain injuries and dangerous occurrences need to be
reported to the Health and Safety Executive – contact the
Safety Office in the first instance
First Aid
Call a First Aider listed on the University website –
Health and Safety, First Aid Personnel:
Dial 9-999 for ambulance and then call
Security and a First Aider.
 The University Safety Manual is freely accessible to all students and
contains University Health and Safety Policy Guidance and Codes of
Practice And can be found at:
Students must ensure that plugs are correctly wired, with
the correct fuse. Appliances should have a CE conformity
The following are permitted in student rooms:
 Hair dryers
 Radios
 Hi-fi equipment
 Televisions
 PC’s
 Shavers
The following are not permitted in student rooms:
 Irons
 Kettles
 Toasters
 Heaters

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