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A-Z Glossary

A

Abrasive Wheels
Correct use of abrasive wheels.
Abusive or violent behaviour
Guidance on violent or abusive behaviour.
Accidents/Incidents
Accident and incident information and reporting
Asbestos

Guidance on Asbestos

B

Behaviour
Guidance on Culture & Behaviour.
Biosafety & Genetic Modification

Guidance on Bio Safety & Genetic Modification

Buying equipment

Guidance is given within Machinery Equipment page.

C

Children and Young People
Guidance on Health & Safety for children & young people.
Computer Workstations
Guidance on Computer Workstations including on-line training.
Confined Spaces
Guidance regarding working in confined spaces.
Contacts
List of Health & Safety Department staff with contact details
Contractors
Guidance ror Contractors and staff engaging contractors. 

D

Designing Machinery & Equipment
Guidance within Machinery & Equipment page. 
Drilling Machines
Correct use of drilling machines.

E

Electrical Safety
Guidance on Electrical Safety.
Events
Guidance on Events.

F

Field Work
Guidance on Field Work - any practical work carried out off campus by staff/students.
Fire
Guidance on Fire Safety.
First Aid
Guidance on First Aid at Work. 

G

Gas Cylinders
Guidance on Gas Cylinders.
Gloves
Guidance on the correct selection of gloves.
Guidance
Topic guidance for Health & Safety.

H

Harness

Guidance - Harness & Accessories Inspection Guide

Hazardous & Restricted Substances
Guidance regarding hazardous substances.
Hazardous Waste
Guidance and legislation on hazardous waste.
Health, Occupational Health
Guidance from Occupational Health.
Health, travel
Guidance on travelling on University business.
Heights
Guidance on working at heights.
Heights - Ladders

Guidance on the use of ladders.

Heights - step ladders
Guidance on using step ladders.

I

Insurance
Guidance regarding insurance for the University.
Ionising Radiation
Guidance on ionising radiation.

L

LEV
Guidance on local exhaust ventilation.
Laboratories, workshops and stores
Guidance relating to working in laboratories, workshops and stores.
Laboratory Safety Checklist
Laboratory Safety Checklist.
Labs - H&S Research Labs
Health & Safety in Research Labs
Labs - H&S in Undergraduate
Health & Safety in Undergraduate Labs.
Labs - Skin Care
Skin care in labs - hands
Ladders

Guidance on the safe use of ladders or full guidance for Working at Heights

Ladders - step ladders
Guidance on the use of step ladders or full guidance on Working at Heights.
Lakes
Guidance on lakes in and around campus.
Lasers
Guidance on the safe use of lasers.
Legionella and water quality
Guidance regarding water.
Lifting and handling
Guidance on lifting and handling.
Lifting equipment
Guidance on the use of lifting equipment.
Local exhaust ventilation
Guidance on LEV.
Lone Working
Guidance on lone working.

M

Machinery and Work Equipment
Guidance on machinery and work equipment.
Manual Handling
Guidance on lifting and handling.

N

Noise and vibration
Guidance on noise and vibration.

O

Occupational Health
Guidance regarding Occupational Health.
Occupational Health Serveillance
Guidance on OH Surveillance.

P

Permit to work
Guidance on permits to work.
Premises and grounds
Guidance regarding the maintenance of premises and grounds.
Pressure and vaccum vessels
Guidance on pressure and vaccum vessels.
Purchasing
Guidance from the Finance Office.

R

Radiation
links to Ionising Radiation
Research Labs
Health & Safety in Research Labs
Risk management
Guidance on risk management.

S

Safety Signs
Guidance on safety signs.
Security on Campus
Guidance on Security on the University Campus
Skin Care in Labs

Advice on skin care in labs - hands

Stress
Guidance on stress management.
Student Placements
Guidance regarding student placements.

T

Topic Guidance
Guidance topics for Health & Safety.
Training
List of Training Courses offered by the Department
Transport and travel
Guidance on transport and travel.
Travel Health
Guidance on travelling on University business.

U

Unattended Equipment
Guidance on leaving equipment unattended.
Undergraduate Labs
Health & Safety in Undergraduate Labs.

V

Vibration and noise
Guidance on noise and vibration.
Violent or abusive behaviour
Guidance on violent or abusive behaviour.

W

Women of Childbearing Age
Information on employees of childbearing age.
Working at heights
Guidance on working at heights.