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UCL Corporate Safety Policy
Safety Management Structure
Safety Committee
Risk Assessment
All activities both within the Department and on Fieldwork, must be covered by a current risk assessment. Templates are provided for various types of risk assessment. Please ensure you use the correct template. Once completed, a signed copy should be lodged with the DSO or where appropriate uploaded to the relevant Moodle pages. Off-site and Fieldwork Risk Assessments should also be accompanied by the appropriate Checklist provided on the safety services webpage. Risk assessments for lab procedures can be found on the lab web pages.
After Hours and Lone Working Policy
Arrangements for management of Hazards and Activities
Details are given of Codes of Practice, Departmental Guidelines and contacts and recommended control measures for activities carried out for/by members of the Department.
Computer Use
Off-Site Working - including fieldwork and Conferences
UCL safety services have published guidelines to cover Off-site and Fieldwork Safety. When planning fieldwork you are obliged to follow these and complete the checklists. They can be found at:
Safety Induction for Staff and Graduate students
Safety induction is mandatory for all new staff, and students embarking on a Ph.D./M.Phil. Please read the requirements listed here.