Health and Safety Policy

Health and Safety Policy Statement

Newman University is committed to excellence in all aspects of its undertaking, including its management of Health & Safety at work.

Its general policy is to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the Health & Safety and welfare at work of its employees (whether permanent, temporary or contract) and the Health & Safety of any other persons who may be affected by its undertaking.

More specifically, it will ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that:

  • machinery and work equipment are suitable for their intended purpose and are maintained in safe working order;
  • safe storage is provided for all hazardous substances, they are used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions and they are safely disposed of;
  • the workplace and working environment are maintained in a safe condition with adequate heating, lighting and ventilation, and that suitable welfare facilities and first-aid arrangements are provided and maintained;
  • suitable personal protective equipment is provided to eliminate or reduce risks of injury or ill-health where hazards and risks cannot be controlled by other means;
  • all employees are adequately instructed, trained and supervised on the safe working practices to be followed.

The University will comply, as a minimum, with the requirements of relevant Health & Safety legislation and approved codes of practice and, as appropriate, strive to implement relevant guidance published by the Health and Safety Executive, HSE.

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