Departmental Health & Safety Officers (DHSOs) are departmental representatives for health and safety issues at the University.

As a DHSO your main duties are to:

  • Complete risk/hazards identification within the department
  • Maintain the risk/hazards register (including reviews and hazard auditing)
  • Report on risk/hazards management issues to the Head of Department or manager
  • Ensure that new staff receive appropriate Health & Safety induction
  • Receive incident/injury reports from staff and students within the division and complete investigations utilising the health and safety IT system (Vault)
  • Liaise with the Health and Safety team on University health and safety strategies and processes

See the Departmental Health & Safety Officers (DHSOs) page to find out more:

Departmental Health & Safety Officers (DHSOs)

Last updated 21/04/2020 05.16 PM

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