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Health and Safety Policy

This health and safety policy document and its accompanying codes [for most up-to-date contacts refer to the web page Health and safety: who to contact] are endorsed by the Head of Department, Professor Gabriel Waksman, and all staff, students and visitors working in the department’s research and teaching laboratories are expected to comply with them.
This information should be read together with the College Statement of Safety Policy.

Essential information and links

In case of an emergency:

  • Ring 555 from a college phone.
  • Inform the duty attendant of the nature of the emergency.
  • Give your name and location

How to report an accident

Who to contact regarding safety issues

Working in the department's laboratories:

Additional guidelines

Electrical safety guidelines

Display Screen Equipment (part of College Health and Safety policies)

Manual handling of loads (part of College Health and Safety policies)