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University Health and Safety Executive Committee

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Membership 2017/18

The Registrar or nominee (Chair)

Ms Rachel Sandby-Thomas

Chair of the University Health and Safety Committee

Professor Lawrence Young

Director of Health and Safety

Mr John Phillips

Director of People Group

Mrs Gillian McGrattan

Director of Estates

Mr James Breckon

Commercial Director or nominee

Mr Tom Britten

Finance Director

Mr Andrew Smith

Chair of the Faculty of Science, or nominee

Professor David Leadley

Chair of the Faculty of Social Sciences, or nominee

Mrs Kate Ireland

Chair of the Faculty of Medicine, or nominee

Professor Jonathan Millar

Chair of the Faculty of Arts, or nominee

Professor Andrew Lavender

Director of the Research Technology Platforms, or nominee

Vacant
A Trade Union representative nominated by the University Health and Safety Committee and appointed by the Steering Committee Mr Lee Cartright
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 Ms Emily Dunford

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 Terms of Reference

(a) To advise the University Council (and the Senate where relevant) 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 Council 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, where appropriate, forward them to the University Council.

(d) To consider and approve University Health and Safety Policy recommended by the University Health and Safety Committee.

(e) To review the University's health and safety strategy annually, taking advice from the University Health and Safety Committee and University managers.

(f) To receive an Annual Report from the Director of Health and Safety on health and safety performance in the University.

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

Assistant Secretary: Mrs 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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