Document Library

The following page provides details of all documents relating to Aberystwyth University's Health, Safety and Environment Management System. For further information relating to any of these documents, please contact the Health, Safety and Environment Team at or on extension 2073.

Health and Safety Policy

The Health and Safety Policy identifies the key elements of the University’s health and safety management system, and details the commitment towards maintaining and improving the health, safety and welfare of staff, students and others who may be affected by our activities.

All members of staff should familiarise themselves with the University’s Health and Safety Policy.

P016 Health and Safety Policy (Currently Under Review) January 2021

Policies and Procedures

Reference Document Approved
P001 Procedure for the Reporting of Incidents and Cases of Occupational Ill Health June 2018
P002 Procedure for the Disposal of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) May 2016
P003 Estates Department Procedure for the Management of Contractors July 2017
P004 Health, Safety and Environment Internal Audit Terms of Reference December 2017
P005 Business Continuity Plan February 2017
P006 Biodiversity Plan July 2017
P007 Lone Working Policy February 2016
P008 Smoking Policy March 2018
P009 Travel Policy October 2016
P010 Portable Appliance Testing Policy November 2017
P011 Young Persons' Policy November 2017
P012 Display Screen Equipment Policy June 2017
P013 Radiation Safety Policy June 2017
P014 Waste Management Policy February 2017
P015 Personal Protective Equipment Policy June 2015
P019 Risk Assessment Procedure June 2022
P025 Communication and Consultation Procedure February 2022


Reference Document Approved
G001 New or Expectant Mothers Guidance May 2018
G002 Use of Drones / Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Guidance Pending
G003 Portable Appliance Testing Guidance May 2017
G004 Local Health, Safety and Environment Induction Guidance April 2021
G005 Lone Working Guidance February 2016
G006 Working in Unfamiliar Locations Guidance January 2022
G007 Standing Workstation Equipment Guidance December 2017
G008 University-related Overseas Travel Guidance December 2016
G009 Institute or Department Health and Safety Handbook Guidance September 2015
G010 Faculty or Department Health, Safety and Environment Committee Guidance December 2021
G011 Health, Safety and Environment Training Guidance December 2015
G012 Incident Investigation Guidance January 2022
G013 Risk Assessment Guidance February 2022
G015 Health, Safety and Environment Handbook September 2018
G016 Fire Safety Guidance July 2021
G017 Electro-Magnetic Door Holders Guidance July 2020
G018 Working in Hot Temperatures Guidance July 2021
G025 Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment (LOLER) Guidance July 2022
G027 First Aid Guidance (COVID-19) July 2020
G028 Use of Face Coverings Guidance October 2022
G029 Use of Offices Guidance October 2022
G030 Conducting Meetings (COVID-19) Guidance March 2022
G031 COVID-19 Activity Risk Assessment Guidance January 2022
G032 Communication and Consultation Guidance April 2022
G033 Hazard Identification Guidance June 2022
G034 Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Guidance September 2022
G035 Communicable / Notifiable Diseases Guidance October 2022


Reference Document Word PDF Approved
F001 Premises Management Inspection Checklist N/A N/A March 2018
F002 New or Expectant Mothers Risk Assessment Checklist F002 (Word) F002 (PDF) May 2018
F003 Risk Assessment Template F003 (Word) F003 (PDF) July 2016
F004 Health and Safety Inspection Checklist F004 (Word) F004 (PDF) November 2016
F005 Health, Safety and Environment Induction Report F005 (Word) F005 (PDF) December 2016
F006 Overseas Travel Risk Assessment F006 (Word) F006 (PDF) October 2017
F007 Incident Report Form F007 (Word) F007 (PDF) F007 (Large Font) May 2013
F008 DSEAR Risk Assessment N/A F008 (PDF) May 2022
F009 VDU Workstation Checklist F009 (Word) F009 (PDF) N/A
F010 COVID-19 Activity Risk Assessment Form F010 (Word) F010 (PDF) July 2020
F011 DSE Workstation Self-Assessment Form F011 (Word)  F011 (PDF)  June 2020
F012 Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan Questionnaire and (PEEP) Form F012 (Word) F012 (PDF) June 2019

Genetically Modified Organisms Risk Assessment Template

F017 (Word) F017 (PDF) June 2022