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University Health and Safety Committee

Membership
Terms of Reference
Secretariat
Meetings
Reporting Structure

 Membership 2017/18

Chair, a Senior member of Academic staff, appointed by the Council

Professor Lawrence Young

Trade Union Representatives appointed by the following unions:  
UNITE Mr Eddie Ryan
Unison

Mr Steve Stynes

UCU

Mr Mike Joy

Ms Claire Daffern

Prospect

Ms Charlotte Allendar

UCAT Mr Lee Cartwright
A Sabbatical Officer of the Students' Union: Ms Emily Dunford
H&S champions (10 in total) for the following Faculties and major Administrative areas:  
One member of the Faculty of Arts appointed by the Chair of the Faculty of Arts Miss Diana Stonefield
One member of the Faculty of Medicine, appointed by the Chair of the Faculty of Medicine Dr Dan Mitchell
One member of the Faculty of Science, appointed by the Chair of the Faculty of Science Dr Andrew Marsh
One member of the Faculty of Social Sciences, appointed by the Chair of the Faculty of Social Sciences Ms Lisa Burton
One member of administrative staff, appointed by the Registrar and Chief Operating Officer Ms Shirley Crookes
One member of the staff from the Library, appointed by the University Librarian Ms Heather Green
One member of staff from the Arts Centre, appointed by the Director of the Arts Centre Ms Andrea Pulford
One member of staff from the Sports Centre, appointed by the Director of Physical Education and Sport Ms Louise Davies
One member of staff of the Students' Union, appointed by the Chief Executive of the Students' Union Mr Andy Bastable
One member of staff from Commercial Services, appointed by the Director of Commercial Services Mr Oliver Cooper
One member of staff from the Estates Department, appointed by the Director of Estates Mr Duncan Stiles
One member of staff from Insurance Services, appointed by the Senior Manager of Procurement and Insurance Services Mr Richard Campbell-Kelly

 
In Attendance

The Registrar, Rachel Sandby-Thomas
Director of Human Resources, Ms Gillian McGrattan
Director of Health and Safety, Mr John Phillips

Chairs of the Science & Medical Health and Safety Committees:

Dr Duncan Billson (School of Engineering), Ms Jane Coleman (WMG), Dr Tom Hase (Physics), Dr Patrick Schafer (School of Life Sciences), Professor Victor Zammit (Warwick Medical School)

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Terms of Reference

(1) To inform the University Health and Safety Executive Committee of issues 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;

(2) To promote co-operation between the University and its employees on all matters relating to their health, safety & welfare;

(3) To comment upon proposed changes to University health and safety policies;

(4) To comment upon the University’s strategic objectives and action plans, and to review progress on these.

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Reporting Structure

The University Health and Safety Committee reports to the University Health and Safety Executive Committee.

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

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Secretariat

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

Assistant Secretary:

Ms Helen Reynolds, Contracts Officer, Research Support Services
(H dot Reynolds at warwick dot ac dot uk or ext 75518)

Papers for consideration by the University Health and Safety 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 Committee can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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