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University Health and Safety Committee

Membership
Terms of Reference
Secretariat
Meetings
Reporting Structure

 Membership 2022/23

*Subject to approval by the UHSC at it's first meeting on 9th November 2022

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

Professor Rebecca Earle

Director of Health and Safety

John Phillips

Trade Union Representatives appointed by the following unions:  
UNITE

Lee Cartwright

Paul Allsopp

Unison

Antonia Mayers

UCU

Claire Daffern

Nicola Rogers

Prospect

Dr Charlotte Allender

A Sabbatical Officer of the Students' Union Tomi Amole
H&S champions for the following Faculties and major Administrative areas:  
One member of each of the Department of the Science, Engineering and Medical Faculty, appointed by the Chair of the Faculty

Dr Thomas Hase (Physics)

Dr Andrew Marsh (Chemistry)

Professor Paul Jennings (WMG)

Dr Richard Puxty (School of Life Sciences)

Professor David Towers (School of Engineering)

Professor Victor Zammit (Warwick Medical School)

One member of the Faculty of Arts appointed by the Chair of the Faculty of Arts

Diana Stonefield

One member of the Faculty of Social Sciences, appointed by the Chair of the Faculty of Social Sciences Lisa Burton
One member of professional services staff, appointed by the Registrar and Chief Operating Officer Ben Pithouse
One member of the staff from the Library, appointed by the University Librarian Heather Green
One member of staff from the Arts Centre, appointed by the Director of the Arts Centre Andrea Pulford
One member of staff from the Sports Centre, appointed by the Director of Physical Education and Sport Louise Davies
One member of staff of the Students' Union, appointed by the Chief Executive of the Students' Union Duncan Parkes
One member of staff from Commercial Services, appointed by the Director of Commercial Services Helen James
One member of staff from the Estates Department, appointed by the Director of Estates Duncan Stiles
One member of staff from Insurance Services, appointed by the Senior Manager of Procurement and Insurance Services Richard Campbell-Kelly


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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: Graham Hakes, Senior Health & Safety Advisor

Assistant Secretary: Suzie Lynn, Health and Safety Administration Officer

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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