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University Health and Safety Executive Committee

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Membership 2018/19

The Registrar or nominee (Chair)

Rachel Sandby-Thomas

Chair of the University Health and Safety Committee

Professor Lawrence Young

Director of Health and Safety

John Phillips

Director of the People Group

Gillian McGrattan

Director of Estates

James Breckon

Director of IT

Mike Roberts

Commercial Director, or nominee

Rupert Lawrie

Finance Director

Andrew Smith

Chair of the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Medicine, or nominee

Professor David Leadley

Chair of the Faculty of Social Sciences, or nominee

Professor Emma Smith

Chair of the Faculty of Arts, or nominee

Professor Andrew Lavender

Director of the Research Technology Platforms, or nominee

Dr Ian Hancox
A Trade Union representative nominated by the University Health and Safety Committee and appointed by the Steering Committee Lee Cartwright
One independent member with expertise in the area, appointed by the Steering Committee, who may be a serving independent member of the Council

Dr John Ferrie

A Student representative, nominated by the Students' Union and appointed by the Steering Committee Balraj Dhingra

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 Terms of Reference

(a) To advise the University Steering Committee on all matters relating to the health and safety of staff, students, contractors and members of the public entering the precincts of the University or involved in University activities.

(b) To advise the University Steering Committee on the legal obligations of the University in respect of health and safety, including obligations towards members of the public who might be affected by the activities of the University.

(c) To consider reports from the University Health and Safety Committee and its sub-committees, the CCSG, APSG and Faculty H&S Committee.

(d) To review at least annually the University Health and Safety Policies, and to recommend any changes to the Steering Committee.

(e) To monitor the effectiveness of the University’s arrangements for the management of Health and Safety, and to make recommendations to the Steering Committee.

(f) To approve on an annual basis institutional Health & Safety objectives and work plan, and to consider quarterly health and safety performance reports.

(g) To consider the outcomes of internal and external audit and inspection reports in relation to Health & Safety.

(h) To consider and report to the Steering Committee on institutional Health and Safety risks and control measures.

(i) To report annually to the Audit and Risk Committee, or more often if required, on matters of Health & Safety governance, compliance and assurance.

(j) To determine and disseminate action on health and safety matters to University management as and when required.

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Reporting Structure

The University Health and Safety Executive Committee reports to the Steering Committee. The University Health and Safety Committee is a sub-committee of the University Health and Safety Executive Committee.

Click here to see a diagrammatic representation of the Committee Structure.

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Secretariat

Secretary: John Phillips, Director of Health and Safety
(J dot Phillips dot 3 at warwick dot ac dot uk or ext: 23208)

Assistant Secretary: Caroline Farren, Senior Health and Safety Adviser
(C dot A dot Farren at warwick dot ac dot uk or ext 50022)

Papers for consideration by the University Health and Safety Executive Committee should be submitted to the Secretary two weeks in advance of the meeting at which they are to be considered.

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Meetings

Dates of meetings of the University Health and Safety Executive Committee can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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