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Name Description Last Updated
Acetylene Policy, instruction and guidance on acetylene - Page under development 12/03/18
Agricultural Activities Policy, instruction and guidance on Agricultural Activities - Page under development 22/03/18
Alcohol and Drugs Policy Links to HR Policy 07/06/16
Asbestos Management Policy, arrangements and information on regulations and requirements for the safe management of asbestos in buildings and equipment 13/06/18
Chemical Safety Policy and information on chemical safety including access to lists of materials which are controlled by specific regulations, including lead and lead compounds 24/08/18
Children and Young People Information on those under 18 Years of age. 15/01/18
Compactor Management Guidance - Compactors & Cardboard Balers 07/06/16
Compressed Gases Policy, instruction and guidance on using Compressed Gases - Page under development 22/03/18
Computer work Health and safety for computer work - computer set up, exercises, symptoms, and guidance. 19/10/18
Community based Research Code of Practice for the safety of researchers working in the community 07/06/16
Confined Spaces Guidance and information for safe access toa confined space including a checklist and permit requirements 22/03/18
Construction Design and Management (CDM2015) Guidance & Regulations for those that commission or undertake construction, maintenance, re-modelling, minor construction works, refurbishment, re-fitting (including IT and telecoms) 10/10/16
Contractors These pages contain revised guidance in relation to contractor selection, contractor appointment and contractor management 22/03/18
Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmophere Regulations - DSEAR Policy, instruction and guidance on Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere - Page under development 22/03/18
Departmental Checklists 18/09/17
Display Screen Equipment - DSE Policy, instruction and guidance on Display Screen Equipment - Page under development 22/03/18
Draft Policies for Comment University Policy under review or development 06/12/17
Driving for Work Policy, instruction and guidance for those that are required to drive for University purposes 16/10/18
Electrical Safety Policy, instruction and guidance 13/06/18
Events Guidance and instruction for Departments and Students organising events 07/06/16
Explosives and Reactive Agents Policy, instruction and guidance on Explosives and Reactive Agents - Page under development 30/11/17
Facility Capability Guidance Guidance for Facility Managers to support introduction of new equipment, new materials, extraction/ventilation and other services. 07/06/16
Field Work Guidance on practical work off campus. 07/06/16
Fire Safety Interim Policy and instruction, including inspection, testing and maintenance requirements for fire safety systems 12/11/18
First Aid Information about first aid in the University including access to the list of first aiders. Also find contact details if you need to advise of a change to first aid provision 22/03/18
Food Safety & Hygiene Policy, instruction and guidance on food safety and food hygiene 25/05/17
Gas Cylinders Guidance and instruction on the safe use of gas cylinders 14/03/18
Guidance for Cleaners and Domestic Staff Page under Development 07/06/16
Hazardous Waste Relates to the transporting, moving and disposing of hazardous waste connected with University business. Links to biological waste and waste consignment notes. 22/03/18
Health and Safety Policy University Health and Safety Policy Statement 28/06/18
Insurance Links to advice on insurance matters including current insurance certificates. 07/06/16
Internships and Student Placements Information on Internships and Student Placements. 07/06/16
Ionising Radiation Policy, instruction and guidance on Radioactive Sources and equipment generating ionising radiations. 20/06/16
Laboratories, Workshops & Associated Stores Information and guidance for users of labs and workshops including procurement guidance. 15/11/18
Lasers Information on laser safety management, including links to proformas for generating laser risk assessments and SSOW, as well as links to laser safety videos 26/09/17
Lead Policy (New) Lead Policy for the University of Warwick 08/10/18
Legionella & Water Quality (New) Policy and Information 13/06/18
Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment (New) Policy and information on regulations and requirements for the safe use of lifting equipment 13/06/18
Lighting Guidance for Offices Guidance for offices as taken from CIBSE Guidance LG7, 2015 11/07/16
Temporary Structures, Skips and Holding Facilities Instruction to siting of temporary structures 07/06/16
Local Exhaust Ventilation Information and guidance on the safe use of LEV including statutory requiments. 30/08/18
Manual Handling Guidance on carrying out manual handling risk assessments, good manual handling practice and back care. 06/06/18
Magnetic Fields 27/06/16
Natural Gas Safety Policy on piped natural gas installations 16/10/18
Noise & Ultrasound Information on noise, noise risk assessment and ultrasound 07/06/16
Non-Ionising Radiation Guidance on non ionising radiation inc. magnets, mobile phones/base stations, microwaves, IR, Optical Radiation, UV and solar radiation and outdoor workers 07/06/16
Optical Radiation Information on natural and artificial optical radiation covering light from sunlight to ultra-violet, infra-red and lasers 07/06/16
Permit to Work (New) Policy and information on Permits to Work for specific high risk activities, including permission to access high hazard areas (for maintenance etc.) 16/03/18
Personal Protective Equipment - PPE Policy, instruction and guidance on Person Protective Equipment - Page under development 22/03/18
Pregnancy & Maternity Health and safety guidance for women of childbearing age and their line managers, tutors or supervisors 07/06/16
Premises & Grounds Information on responsibilities for the Premises and Grounds of the University and what to do if you identify an issue with University premises or grounds. 27/09/16
Pressure Systems Information on regulations and requirements for safe use of pressure systems 05/10/18
Pyrophoric Materials Policy, instruction and guidance on use of pyrophoric materials - Page under development 22/03/18
Safety Signs Guidance on safety signs 07/06/16
Security on Campus Instruction and contact details 07/06/16
Smoking policy Policy and arrangements 28/04/17
Statutory Testing Statutory inspection and testing of plant & equipment, what this means and who to go to if you have new equipment or want to dispose of registered equipment. 05/10/18
Stress Information on Stress including links to the policy and guidance to support a risk assessment 07/06/16
Subpage template 21/07/17
Substances Hazardous to Health Policy, instruction and guidance on Substances Hazardous to Health - Page under development 22/03/18
Template change to suit Description to go here 07/06/16
Travel & Health Overseas Guidance to support those travelling overseas, including a link to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office where specific up to date travel advice can be obtained 20/11/18
Vibration Information on health effects and control measures for hand arm and whole body vibration. 07/06/16
Violent or Abusive Behaviour Guidance on how to minimize the risk of violence / abusive behaviour and what to do if you experience violence / abusive behaviour at the University 27/09/16
Warwick Arts Centre Health and Safety Policy, instruction and guidance 07/06/16
Work Equipment (New) Policy and information on managing risks associated with the purchase and use of machinery and work equipment 13/06/18
Working at Height (New) Policy and information on regulations and the requirements for safe working at height. 13/06/18
Needlesticks and sharps Guidance on how to work safely with needles and other sharps and what to do in an emergency 07/06/16