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Health & Safety Local Officers

Health & Safety Local Officers are appointed by the Health & Safety Manager to assist them in health and safety matters. They are accountable to the Health & Safety Manager for local health and safety activities and assists the Health & Safety Manager in the allocation of resources for the management of health and safety. Typically, they co-ordinate and advise on:

  • Risk assessment of academic, research and support activities;
  • Drawing up of local codes of practice;
  • Health and safety training;
  • Monitoring health and safety performance;
  • Keeping of appropriate records.

Model description Health & Safety Local Officers - role and responsibilities

Health & Safety Local Officer Training

Please see the Health & Safety training page for latest information on available courses.