Policies and procedures

Policies, procedures and guidelines relating to health and safety. Information in this Category currently includes:

Health & Safety regulations and policies

Our University's Health & Safety Policy Statement

Our University's Health and Safety Policy

Health & Safety procedures can be requested by writing to us via foi@hw.ac.uk or healthandsafety@hw.ac.uk

Information on safe cycle routes

You can find the information on the Transition Heriot-Watt pages.

Health & Safety Guidelines for Catering & Residences and Edinburgh Conference Centre

Health & Safety Guidelines established and adopted for use in Catering & Residences can be requested by writing to us via foi@hw.ac.uk

Annual Reports and Statistics

Reports to our governing body on health and safety issues. Summary statistics on accidents on accidents and incidents within the institution.

The Occupational Health & Safety Committee provides an annual report to Court.

Mechanisms for monitoring and reporting on health and safety issues

Information in this Category currently includes:

Health & Safety Training/staff induction

Information on health and safety training/staff induction in the University.

Information on training in health and safety matters is also included in the University's programme of staff development.

Healthy Work Lives Award Programme

The Healthy Working Lives Programme has superseded the previous SHAW programme (Scottish Health at Work) and Heriot-Watt University recently received the Gold Award under this programme which is valid until July 2011.

The University aims to provide a healthy environment for all staff, students and visitors, by developing relevant facilities and establishing and enacting health related policies based on current and projected needs.

Further information can be requested by writing to us via foi@hw.ac.uk

Emergency procedures including fire action, medical aid and first aid

Information in respect of emergency procedures (which include fire action, medical and first aid).