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  1. Health and Safety Induction For Excavation Works University of Reading

  2. Contact Details • Health and Safety Services • Tel. 0118 378 8888 • Security Services • Emergency Number: 0118 378 6300 • General Number: 0118 378 7799 • FMD • Reception 0118 3788958 • You must also know the contact details of your UoR Project Manager • Each of the buildings at UoR has a building manager, you should obtain the details from your UoR contact.

  3. Excavations – General Rules • For excavation work on university land you must have a Permit to Dig • All work must be covered by a risk assessment • All ground works must be considered to be near live utilities unless you have specific information that it is otherwise • All accidents and incidents must be reported to your line manager and the UoR project or maintenance manager

  4. Permit To Dig • The permit must be requested in advance (at least 5 working days) to give us time to provide the information. • Permits are still required if you are carrying out a full survey as part of the works.

  5. Other construction tasks in the area Students and UoR visitors a large transient population Some students and visitors may not have English as a first language and may not have as sound an understanding of H&S Animals both wild and domestic Flooding Non Excavation Workplace Hazards

  6. UoR Standards • UoR issues every contracting company with a UoR Rules and Guidance document • We also issue individual contractors a guide for working on UoR. Therefore, there can be no excuse for not following the rules.

  7. Around campus 20 Shared traffic routesPark safely in designated areas Parking permits are requiredBeware – cyclists!

  8. Summary on your workplace…. • Identify your escape route in the event of an emergency • Find out about fire and first aid arrangements • Find out how to report accidents and hazards • Check that your work place is safe to work in • If not report it to your supervisor

  9. Any questions?Remember to sign to say you have had the induction and collect your tradesman’s guide to H&S at UoR