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

The DHSOs main responsibilities are:

  • To complete hazard identification and maintain the hazard registers for their Department. Any hazard requiring escalation should be reported to their supervisor or HOD
  • To oversee incident reporting for the department including investigations utilising the health and safety IT system
  • To complete the staff induction for new staff with respect to health and safety requirements

If you need to know who your DHSO is, contact the Health and Safety team:
Phone +64 3 479 4903 
Email hsa@otago.ac.nz

Further information

Departmental Health & Safety Officers (DHSOs)

Last updated 16/09/2020 03.05 PM

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