Health and Safety

The University has a duty to provide healthy and safe working environment for all its employees, students and any other people who may be affected by its activities. Please see below for sources of advice on any health and safety-related issues:

Branch contacts

You can contact your local steward, and we have a dedicated Health and Safety Officer who can advise on any queries – find their details on our website.

University Health and Safety Unit

The university have a Health and Safety Unit, who assist the University in the development and implementation of University Health and Safety Policy and to provide expert advice.

You can find useful information, including guidance, policies, news, and FAQs, on the Workplace Health and Safety website. You can also contact them at or on 0121 414 5251.

Other information

The following websites cover a variety of health and safety topics and news:

Hazards – Health and Safety magazine

Health and Safety Executive