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A to Z of Health and Safety Resources

This page provides links to an alphabetical list of resources, including info on Health and Safety File  |  Appointment (Designation) Forms  |  Checklists  |  Electrical  |  Ergonomic  |  Hazmat  |  Lab Safety  |  Ladders  |  Legislation  |  Materials  |  Major Events  |  Meeting dates  |  Personal Protective Equipment  |  Practices  |  Risk Assessment  |  Safety Signage  |  Smoking  |  Training  |  Travel and Field Trip safety  |  Videos DVDs  |  WHO does repairs/maintenance  |  and more ... vist the links below.

[This page is under development, please email safety(at)ru.ac.za if you have questions or suggestions]

Managers, HODs, employees and the wider University community are encouraged to use the resources below to find out more about health and safety, and save the info in your departmental Health and Safety File.   

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  • Appointment (Designation) Forms: legal Health and Safety Appointment forms for designated H&S Representatives, First Aiders, Fire Marshals, and other related appointments
  • After-hours maintenance emergencies: tel extension 8999 / 8146 (CPU will contact the relevant artisan for emergency work after hours, e.g. burst pipe, blocked drain, broken window, etc) or visit Campus Protection
  • Access Control: tel extension 7203 / 8238 or visit Engineering 
  • Accessibility (disabled access): tel extension 8240, grounds(at)ru.ac.za or visit Grounds and Gardens 
  • Accident response: tel extension 8999 / 8146 (to contact SAPS etc) or visit Campus Protection
  • Alarms (fire): tel extension 8033, or visit Electrical
  • Alterations (structural): tel extension 7201, estates(at)ru.ac.za - or visit Facilities Servicing
  • Animals on campus (cats, dogs, donkeys, monkeys, snakes, etc): tel extension 8146 (CPU) or 8240 (Grounds) or visit Grounds and Gardens or Animal care 
  • Architectural drawings / draughtsperson: tel extension 8126, k.wolhuter(at)ru.ac.za or visit Facilities Servicing
  • Assault reporting: tel extension 8146 or visit Campus Protection and Sexual Assault

B

  • Batteries (used): collection point on campus for safe disposal 
  • Bees: who to contact for humane and professional bee removals and relocation
  • Birds: who to contact
  • Building Maintenance: to mitigate safety hazards
  • Blue Security Route: extension 8146, cpu(at)ru.ac.za or visit Campus Protection and Blue Route
  • Break glass boxes (for fire alarm):tel extension 8033, or visit Electrical
  • Break glass boxes (for keys): tel extension 8421 / 7439, c.dyala(at)ru.ac.za or visit Building Maintenance
  • Building maintenance: tel extension 8421 / 7439, c.dyala(at)ru.ac.za or visit Building Maintenance
  • Building plans (architectural): tel extension 8126, z.tambo(at)ru.ac.za or visit Facilities Servicing
  • Bulk waste collection points (campus): tel extension 8240, grounds(at)ru.ac.za or visit Grounds and Gardens
  • Burglar alarms: tel extension 8146, cpu(at)ru.ac.za or visit Campus Protection
  • Burglar bars: tel extension 8238, d.martin(at)ru.ac.za or visit Engineering

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E

  • Ergonomic: ergonomic hazards and solutions
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Electrical installations and maintenance: tel extension 8033, or visit Electrical
  • Emergency break glass boxes (fire alarm & keys) Electrical
  • Emergency contact info: visit Emergencies or Campus Protection 
  • Emergency escape ladders / stairs (external): tel extension 8238 / 8236, d.martin(at)ru.ac.za or visit Engineering
  • Emergency evacuation plans: visit Fire
  • Emergency maintenance (after-hours): Campus Protection (CPU will contact the relevant artisan).
  • Emergency Management Plan for Rhodes University: visit Crisis Management 
  • Environmental pollution: tel extension 7205, environment(at)ru.ac.za or visit Environment 
  • Equipment maintenance (mechanical): tel extension 8238, d.martin(at)ru.ac.za at Engineering

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H

  • Hazmat: responsible hazardous waste disposal
  • Health and Safety File: downloadable safety documents that should be in every RU departmental and section safety file

I

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

J

  • Under development please visit page again

K

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M

    • Materials: RU Health and Safety Guide for RU, templates and working examples
    • Major Events: guidelines 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
    • Machinery maintenance: tel extension 8238, d.martin(at)ru.ac.za or visit Engineering
    • Maintenance requisitionsOnline Maintenance Requisition
    • Maintenance Stores: tel extension 8150 / 8122, s.gill(at)ru.ac.za or visit visit Facilities Department
    • Masonry: tel extension 8421 / 7439, c.dyala(at)ru.ac.za or visit Building Maintenance
    • Mechanical equipment maintenance: tel extension 8238, d.martin(at)ru.ac.za or visit Engineering
    • Metal fittings (burglar bars etc): tel extension 8238, d.martin(at)ru.ac.za or visit Engineering
    • Metal recycling: tel extension 8240, grounds(at)ru.ac.za or visit Metal and Recycling
    • Monkeys on campus: tel extension 8240, grounds(at)ru.ac.za or visit Grounds and Gardens or Animal care 
    • Mowing (lawns, sport fields): tel extension 8240, grounds(at)ru.ac.za or visit Grounds and Gardens

 

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  • Under development please visit page again

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P

    • Painting: tel extension 8421 / 7439, c.dyala(at)ru.ac.za or visit Building Maintenance

    • Panic buttons: tel extension 8146, cpu(at)ru.ac.za or visit Campus Protection
    • Paper recycling: tel extension 8240, grounds(at)ru.ac.za or visit Paper and Recycling
    • Parking bays: tel extension 8240, grounds(at)ru.ac.za or visit Grounds and Gardens
    • Parking discs: tel extension 8146, cpu(at)ru.ac.za or visit Campus Protection
    • Pavements and paving: tel extension 8240, grounds(at)ru.ac.za or visit Grounds and Gardens
    • Pest control (rats, woodborers, termites, etc - affecting building/infrastructure): tel extension 8421 / 7439, c.dyala(at)ru.ac.za or visit Building Maintenance
    • Plastic and polystyrene recycling: tel extension 8240, grounds(at)ru.ac.za or visit Plastic and Recycling 
    • Planting (trees, herbs, flowers): tel extension 8240, grounds(at)ru.ac.za or visit Grounds and Gardens
    • Plumbing: tel extension 8421 / 7439, c.dyala(at)ru.ac.za or visit Building Maintenance
    • Pool (swimming) pump equipment maintenance: tel extension 8238, d.martin(at)ru.ac.za or visit Engineering
    • Pool vehicle (RU) bookings: tel extension 8234, t.vanaarde(at)ru.ac.za or visit Engineering
    • Power Monitoring: tel extension 7203 / 7436, c.pittaway(at)ru.ac.za or visit Rhodes University Electricity
    • Projects & Planning: tel extension 7201, estates(at)ru.ac.za or visit Projects & Planning at Facilities Servicing

Personal Protective Equipment: guidance on use of PPE

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V

  • Videos DVDs: a selection of training videos / DVDs

  • Vehicle repairs & maintenance: tel extension 8238, d.martin(at)ru.ac.za or visit Engineering
  • Veldt fires: tel extension 8240, grounds(at)ru.ac.za or visit Grounds and Gardens
  • Vermicomposting (worm farming): tel extension 8240, grounds(at)ru.ac.za or visit Recycling and Organic

W

  • WHO does repairs/maintenance Services: 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: Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:41:34 SAST