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Links and Health and Safety Resources

Managers, HODs, employees and the wider University community are encouraged to use the resources below to find out more about health and safety. Follow the links - listed in alphabetical order.

  • Health and Safety File: downloadable safety documents that should be in every RU departmental and section safety file

  • Appointment (Designation) Formslegal Health and Safety Appointment forms for designated H&S Representatives, First Aiders, Fire Marshals, and other related appointments

  • Checklists: health and safety inspection checklists for all work areas

  • Ergonomic: ergonomic hazards and solutions

  • Hazmat: responsible hazardous waste disposal

  • Lab Safety: guidance on laboratory safety protocols and manuals

  • Ladders: guidance on safe use of ladders

  • Legislation: links to Occupational Health & Safety Act and other legal documents

  • MaterialsRU Health and Safety Guide series, templates and working examples

  • Major Eventsguidelines and documentation for organising large events and legal compliance for Safety at Sports & Recreational Events

  • Meeting dates: dates of meetings for Health and Safety Committee and Sub-committees

  • Personal Protective Equipment: guidance on use of PPE

  • Practices: promoting safe practices at RU

  • Risk Assessment: guidance on conducting risk assessments

  • Safety Signage: guidance on SABS approved signage

  • Smoking: guidelines on smoking protocol in the workplace

  • Traininghealth & safety courses available at RU

  • Travel and Field Trip safety: RU Research Office safety guidelines for off-campus research and activities

  • Videos DVDs: a selection of training videos / DVDs

  • WHO does repairs/maintenance: find out who to contact for repairs, maintenance and other services at RU. Alternatively contact Infrastructure and Operations Division Deputy Director, Facilities Services - Mr Dawie van Dyk, RU ext 7519, d.vandyk(at)ru.ac.za

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Last Modified :Fri, 27 Oct 2017 15:48:11 SAST