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Estates Health, Safety and Wellbeing Strategic Objectives 2021

Respect yourself and everyone around you.

“Nothing is so important that it cannot be done safely.”

Estates Health, Safety and Wellbeing Strategic Objectives 2021.

Risks: Ensure that 100% of Risk Assessments are in place for all identified spaces, work activities and equipment that present significant risk and that these Risk Assessments are reviewed according to assessment timescales, following any related incidents/near misses or when any significant changes to processes or activities are to be made - by December 2021

Safe Systems of Work: Ensure that where risk cannot be completely managed through the use of engineering controls alone that safe systems of work are documented, communicated , implemented and complied with across Estates through the use of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) training and Tool Box Talks (TBTs).

Investigate: Ensure that actions identified through the investigation of accidents, incidents, near misses, ill-health etc. are implemented are closed out within agreed timescales 90%. by December 2021

Audit and Assurance: Ensure that actions identified through proactive monitoring, audit and inspection of contractors and staff are closed out within agreed timescales 95% by December 2021

Training: Ensure that 100% of all mandatory Health and Safety training (as identified within the University Leadership and Management of Health and Safety and Estates training plan) is identified against the job role requirements, attended and delivered. by December 2021

Take positive action: Ensure our critical areas or activities with a significant safety/wellbeing risk are identified and take positive action on these areas.

Inclusion and Respect: Ensure Equality Impact Assessments are in place for new policies (where required) and all Estates business continues to foster an Inclusive Environment on campus. This builds on our Estates values including respect and links into the University’s Equality Objectives.