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UNIVERSITY SAFETY OFFICE. An Introduction To Workplace Safety In UCD. UCD Science Centre (Hub), University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland. UCD Ionad Eolaíocht – (CeartLár) An Coláiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath, Belfield, Baile Átha Cliath 4, Eire. UCD Safety Office.

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UNIVERSITY SAFETY OFFICE

An Introduction To

Workplace Safety In UCD

UCD Science Centre (Hub),

University College Dublin,

Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

UCD Ionad Eolaíocht – (CeartLár)

An Coláiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath,

Belfield, Baile Átha Cliath 4, Eire

ucd safety office
UCD Safety Office
  • Introduction – who we are
  • Our role
  • Services you might need
  • Introduction to workplace safety in UCD
  • Points of contact / Further details
  • Questions
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UCD Safety Office

Dr. Peter Coulahan

Safety Officer

John Boyle

Safety Office Supervisor

Sarah Carry

Safety Office Supervisor

Local Area Safety Committees

Radiological Protection Officer

Biosafety

Officer

role of ucd safety office
Role Of UCD Safety Office
  • To advise on:
    • on all matters of workplace health and safety
    • legal compliance with health and safety
    • physical and insurance risk reduction strategies
    • Legislation
  • To facilitate:
    • staff training in health and safety
  • To manage:
    • the operations of the University's insurance programmes
    • some aspects of the University's Occupational Health Scheme
    • some aspects of the University's Environmental Management Programmes
services you might need
Services you might need

Working in a lab or with Chemicals or GMO’s

safety@ucd.ie

Pregnant employee risk assessment

Travelling abroad for work

insurance@ucd.ie

7999

Seen an accident on campus?

Office safety / manual handling / ergonomics

Safety training / Defibrillator locations

influenza a h1n1 v swine flu
Staff should refer regularly to the UCD Influenza website www.ucd.ie/influenza for advice and information

Up to date information will be delivered via this website or by email

Queries relating to medical issues should be directed to your GP or by calling the 24 hour HSE Influenza Information Line Freephone 1800-941100

Not Medical queries concerning UCD operational issues contact influenza@ucd.ie

Influenza A(H1N1)v – Swine Flu
introduction to workplace safety in ucd
Introduction To Workplace Safety In UCD

Emergency Response – If You Hear The Fire Alarm

Prepare to leave the building

If the alarm is silenced remain on alert. This does not mean that the emergency is over but that Services staff are dealing with the activation

If the alarm resounds or sounds continuously leave the building using the nearest exit and walk to your designated assembly point

Make reference to your local response plans

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Introduction To Workplace Safety In UCD

Emergency Response – If You Discover A Fire

If you discover a fire activate the fire alarm by breaking a wall mounted break glass unit

(All fire alarms are monitored 24hrs per day and your activation will alert Services personnel)

Contact 7999 giving details of the fire

Do not fight the fire unless you are trained to do so.

Available from: Duty manager (8666), Services Centres and some local staff

points of contact
Points Of Contact

In the event of an emergency and if the above persons cannot be located contact the 24hr Emergency Line on ext. 7999

Further information and safety guidelines can be found at www.ucd.ie/safety

and finally
And finally…

Questions?