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Safety is as simple as A B C – Always Be Careful – Don't learn safety by accident!

The Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Office at Rhodes University is located at the back of the Alumni House building, Lucas Avenue.

Email: safety(at)ru.ac.za and RU extension: 7205

Info on RU Safety, Health and Environment

Other Sections linked to Safety, Health and Environment

  • Wellness

RU aims to provide an environment that supports staff Wellness and quality of work life. This includes a staff HIV/AIDS Peer Educators Programme that addresses related concerns in the workplace. More info: Institutional Wellness Specialist, 046 603 7075 or t.mzizi(at)ru.ac.za - Human Resources Division.

  • Social and Ecological Justice

Rhodes University is committed to playing a leading role in the Eastern Cape and South Africa with respect to social and ecological justice, and promote practices that support a safe, healthy and sustainable environment to support all who live in it. More info: Environment.

  • Legal and Risk Services 

The aim is to provide legal services on all aspects of law - including risk management, property transactions, contracts, sponsorships, income tax, insurance, compliance, investigations, policies and procedures. The Legal and Risk Services Manager serves as student prosecutor, investigating and assessing contraventions of the student disciplinary code and representing the university in student disciplinary matters.

  • Security (Campus Protection)

The Campus Protection Unit (CPU) is responsible for providing on-campus security services, including the security Blue Route, giving talks on Fire safety and guidance on personal Safety and Security. More info: Manager, CPU - RU ext 8795, cpu(at)ru.ac.za - Infrastructure and Operations Division.

  • Services (Maintenance) on Campus

WHO does WHAT: Guidance on who to contact for repairs, maintenance and other services at RU. More info: Deputy Director, Facilities Services - RU ext 7519, d.vandyk(at)ru.ac.za - Infrastructure and Operations Division.

Academic Studies in Health and Safety 

  • Rhodes University

Environmental health is addressed in a number of academic departments, including PharmacyEnvironmental Science, and Biotechnology Innovation Centre

For academic studies at RU, please direct all enquiries to the Registrar.

  • Other universities

UNISA offers a Diploma in Safety Management, and VUT offers a BTech in Safety Management.

UCT and CPUT offer variou short courses in occupational health and safety.

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