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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.

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Main RU Health & Safety Committee meeting dates 2018

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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)

  • TERM 1: Wednesday 14 March at 09h30 [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 2: Wednesday 15 May at 09h30 [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 3: Wednesday 1 August at 09h30 [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 4: Wednesday 10 October at 09h30 [t.b.c.]

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

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

  • TERM 1: Wednesday 14 March at 10h30 - Drostdy  [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 2: Wednesday 15 May at 10h30 - Founders [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 3: Wednesday 1 August at 10h30 - Jan Smuts [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 4: Wednesday 10 October at 10h30 - Nelson Mandela [t.b.c.]

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

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

  • TERM 1: Wednesday 14 March at 12h00 [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 2: Wednesday 15 May at 12h00 [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 3: Wednesday 1 August at 12h00 [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 4: Wednesday 10 October at 12h00 [t.b.c.]

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

(for H&S reps in office workplaces)

  • TERM 1: Thursday 15 March at 12h00 [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 2: Thursday 16 May at 12h00 [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 3: Thursday 9 August at 12h00 [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 4: Thursday 11 October at 12h00 [t.b.c.]

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)

  • TERM 1: Thursday 15 March at 14h15 [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 2: Thursday 16 May at 14h15 [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 3: Thursday 9 August at 14h15 [t.b.c.]
  • TERM 4: Thursday 11 October at 14h15 [t.b.c.]

6. Wardens group - Venue: Council Chamber.

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

  • 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.

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Last Modified :Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:59:24 SAST