Safety, Health and Environmental Officer

The Safety, Health and Environmental Office has the following responsibilities in the event of a fire emergency:

  1. Liaise with the CPU, Engineering section, Electrical section, and local municipal Fire and Rescue Services with regard to fire safety on campus.
  2. Assist the Manager of CPU in coordinating fire evacuation drills in large buildings shared by more than one department, division or institute.
  3. Organise first aid training (with St John Ambulance Centre) and fire fighting training (with Makana Fire and Rescue Services), as required, for university personnel.
  1. Provide support, as required, to the Emergency Response Group.
  2. Liaise with the CPU and affected staff regarding details of the incident.
  3. Ensure that the incident is reported to a Department of Labour inspector within 7 days, in accordance with section 24(1)(b) of the OHS Act.

Last Modified: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:18:55 SAST