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Health and Safety Committee Meeting Dates

RU Health and Safety Reps have two mail roles: attend quarterly health & safety meetings (dates below), and do quarterly health & safety inspection reports.

Click here for info on duties of health & safety committees.

Main RU Health & Safety Committee meeting dates 2018

Members of the Main Committee - will meet as follows:

  • Thursday 22 March at 11h00
  • Thursday 03 May at 11h00
  • Thursday 02 August at 11h00
  • Wednesday 17 October at 11h00

Sub-committee meeting dates 2018

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To accommodate the diversity of working environments on campus, there are six (6) different sub-committees which report into the main Rhodes University Health & Safety Committee:

1. Housekeeping group - Venue: Oppi Reading Room, Steve Biko/Union building

(for H&S reps in Housekeeping, Central Cleaning Services - see Membership)

  • TERM 1: Wednesday 14 March at 09h30 
  • TERM 2: Wednesday 25 April at 09h30 
  • TERM 3: Wednesday 25 July at 09h30 
  • TERM 4: Wednesday 10 October at 09h30 

2. Food Services group - Venue: Drostdy / Founders / Jan Smuts / Nelson Mandela kitchen

(for H&S reps in Food Services, kitchens, catering stores - see Membership)

  • TERM 1: Wednesday 14 March at 10h30 - Drostdy  
  • TERM 2: Wednesday 25 April  at 10h30 - Founders 
  • TERM 3: Wednesday 25 July at 10h30 - Jan Smuts 
  • TERM 4: Wednesday 10 October at 10h30 - Nelson Mandela

3. Maintenance group - Venue: Oppi Reading Room, Steve Biko/Union building

(for H&S reps in grounds, maintenance, workshop workplaces - see Membership)

  • TERM 1: Wednesday 14 March at 12h00 
  • TERM 2: Wednesday 25 April  at 12h00 
  • TERM 3: Wednesday 25 July at 12h00 
  • TERM 4: Wednesday 10 October at 12h00 

4. Office group - Venue: Seminar Room 3, Eden Grove 

(for H&S reps in office workplaces - see Membership)

  • TERM 1: Thursday 15 March at 12h00 
  • TERM 2: Thursday 26 April  at 12h00 
  • TERM 3: Thursday 26 July at 12h00 
  • TERM 4: Thursday 11 October at 12h00 

5. Laboratory group - Venue: RUBIC Boardroom (Rm 108), old Biological Sciences Building

(for H&S reps in science/laboratory workplaces, chemical stores, health care/pharmacy, etc - see Membership)

  • TERM 1: Thursday 15 March at 14h15 
  • TERM 2: Thursday 26 April at 14h15 
  • TERM 3: Thursday 26 July at 14h15 
  • TERM 4: Thursday 11 October at 14h15 

6. Wardens group - Venue: Council Chamber.

(Board of Residences: Wardens, house committees, support staff, etc - see Membership)

  • TERM 1: Thursday 9 March at 15h30
  • TERM 2: Tuesday 4 May at 15h30
  • TERM 3: Wednesday 16 August at 15h30
  • TERM 4: Monday 9 October at 15h30

Duties of Health and Safety sub-committees:

  • Meet at least every three (3) months;

  • Discuss section 24 incidents/accidents - where someone was killed, injured, or became ill;

  • Make recommendations to the employer regarding health and safety matters;

  • Keep a record of all recommendations (in the minutes) for at least 3 years.

Go to the Rhodes University Safety front page. Questions/Suggestions? Contact safety(at)ru.ac.za

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Last Modified: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:45:58 SAST