Roehampton University recognises that it is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and welfare of its students and is committed to providing a stimulating and safe place in which to learn, which promotes health and safety standards and encourages a positive and sensible approach towards the prevention of accidents and protection of health.
To help us to do this, there are some quick and easy ways to look after your own health and safety and consider that of others who may be affected by your actions.
The pages on Fire safety and False alarms provide important information to help safeguard your health and safety while at the University.
If you need health and safety advice, or are concerned about something that you think might be important for the Health and Safety Office to know about, please email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you and enjoy your time at Roehampton,
Graham Courtney MSc MIIRSM FRSPH RSP
Head of Health and Safety
What the University is responsible for
The University undertakes to:
- provide premises and equipment that is safe and fit for purpose
- ensure that all activities where there are significant health and safety risks are assessed and appropriately controlled to ensure that the risks to students are removed or reduced
- provide students with appropriate information regarding the risks to their health and safety
- provide students with training and information to ensure that they are competent to carry out any activities that have associated risks
- ensure that arrangements are in place to deal effectively with emergencies and incidents such as fires and accidents and that all such incidents are fully investigated
- to react to the concerns of students regarding their health and safety and take the appropriate action.
How you can help
Please be part of the positive safety culture at Roehampton University by:
- following the health and safety arrangements contained in the Student Resident Handbook and the Student Contract, and always follow any safety instructions from your academic programme staff
- reporting all accidents and incidents. You can do this on the accident report form (Word) by following the simple instructions. Inform your academic programme staff and send it to email@example.com .
Remember that if it's an emergency, you should inform Security straight away by calling 020 8392 3333.