Document directory

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Document directory
Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act (Pathogens and Toxins) (PDF, 30 kB) Guidance on biomaterials covered by the Act (Schedule 5)
Biosafety - Laboratory Permit to Work (Office document, 99 kB) Template form
Biosafety -  Biorisk Management Policy (html) Biorisk management policies, procedures and resources (online interactive content and static PDF)
Biosafety - Waste Decontamination and Disposal Guidamce (PDF, 99 kB) -
Biosafety - Biological Agent Hazard Groups (PDF, 665 kB) The approved list of biological agents Note this is subject to revision in 2013
Biosafety - Cell Culture Guidance (PDF, 134 kB) -
Biosafety - Containment Guidance (PDF, 121 kB) Biological containment level measures: Guidance information
Biosafety - GMM Risk Assessment (Office document, 101 kB) Biorisk assessment template for GM micro-organisms/animal cell cultures. Also see forms for assessing wild-type agents/biological materials, GM animals and the BGMSC Review Process
Biosafety  - ASU Risk Assessment Supplement (Office document, 57 kB) Hazard and Risk Summary Form for Research Work within ASU. Provision of information to ASU staff.
Biosafety - Pathogen Risk Assessment (Office document, 79 kB) Biorisk assessment template for pathogens and biohazardous material (not GM)
Biosafety - GM Animal Risk Assessment (Office document, 83 kB) Biorisk assessment template for GM animals (transgenics). Also see forms for assessing wild-type agents/biological materials, GM biological agents and the BGMSC Review Process.
Chemical Hazard Warning Signs (PDF, 302 kB) -
Chemical Safety - Safe Storage of Chemicals (PDF, 149 kB) -
Hazardous Chemical Management (PDF, 885 kB) Control of Chemically Hazardous Substances Code of Practice
Chemical Waste Disposal See Sustainability website for disposal form and information.
Contaminated item clearance permit (Office document, 63 kB) Contaminated item clearance permit
Display Screen Equipment (DSE) - Assessment Flow Chart (PDF, 49 kB) Flow chart outlining the DSE assessment process
Display Screen Equipment (DSE) - Assessors (PDF, 158 kB) Assessors Handbook
Display Screen Equipment (DSE) - Eye Tests  (PDF, 59 kB) Authorisation form for a DSE user eye test
Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Policy (PDF, 133 kB) -
Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Assessment (Office document, 40 kB) Risk Assessment Form
Driving Policy (PDF, 131 kB) Driving at Work Policy
Driving at Work - Monthly Vehicle Check List Driving at Work - Monthly Vehicle Check List
Driving at Work - Vehicle Journey Log Driving at Work - Vehicle Journey Log
Drugs and Alcohol (PDF, 130 kB) Statement on the possession, use or distribution of illicit drugs or alcohol.
Equipment requiring insurance (PDF, 45 kB) -
Ergonomic Equipment Online Loan Form Online Microsoft form used to order ergonomic equipment from Safety and Health Services
EPR Permit Open Sources University Precinct (PDF 958kB) EPR Permit Open Sources - University Precinct
Events - Barbecues Guidance (PDF, 119 kB) Also see main Events Guidance.
Events - Food Stalls (PDF, 118 kB) Guidance on requirements. Also see main Events Guidance.
Events - Inflatable Play Equipment (PDF. 102 kB) Guidance on their use at events. Also see main Events Guidance.
Events (PDF, 141 kB) A guide for event organisers. Also see specific guidance on Barbecues, Food Stalls and Inflatables at events.
Fieldwork Working off-site (health and safety) guidance (PDF, 216 kB) Includes guidance on fieldwork
Fire Risk Assessment   
Fire Safety Induction (Powerpoint, 867 kB) Example media presentation for use by Schools etc.
Fire Safety Policy (PDF, 85 kB) -
First aid guidance (PDF, 370 kB) -
First aid risk assessment template (Office document, 81 kB) Appendix 1 from the first aid guidance
Hazardous area clearance permit (Office document, 76 kB) -
Health and Safety Policies, Responsibilities and Organisation (PDF, 95 kB) -
Health and Safety Policy (PDF, 298 kB) University of Bristol group health and safety policy
Home Working (PDF, 244 kB) Guidance on working from home
Home Workspace Checklist (PDF, 104 kB) Checklist for setting up your workspace at home
Home Working FAQs (PDF, 74 kB) Frequently asked questions about home working
Laboratory Inspection (Office document, 70 kB) An inspection form for laboratories
Laser Policy (PDF, 1044 kB) Policy on work with non-ionising radiation
Laser Training (PPT, 1647 kB) Training slides
Lasers (PDF, 756 kB) AURPO guidance on their safe use
Local Rules Template for Schools and Faculties (Office document, 215 kB) -
Local Rules Template for Support Services / Process Owners (Office document, 203 kB) -
Lone Worker Protection (PDF, 329 kB) A guide to the service provided by Bristol City Council. Also see our Lone Working Guidance document.
Lone Working (PDF, 312 kB) Guidance on lone working. Also see our guide to the Lone Worker Monitoring Service provided by Bristol City Council.
Manual handling (HSE website) Guidance from the Health and Safety Executive
Noise at work (HSE website) Guidance from the Health and Safety Executive
Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) Policy (PDF, 68 kB) Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan Policy
Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) Guidance and Forms (docx, 60 kB) PEEP guidance and form templates
Portable appliance testing (HSE website) PAT information and guidance from the Health and Safety Executive
Pregnancy - new and expectant mothers guidance (PDF, 106 kB) Guidance for new and expectant mothers in the workplace
Radiation - DRPS list (PDF, 21 kB) School DRPS list
Radiation (ionising) policy (PDF, 21 kB) -
Radiation (non-ionising) policy (PDF, 53 kB) -
Radioactive Open Sources Pemit (PDF, 218 kB) Registration of open sources - Precinct permit
Radioactive Open Sources Permit (PDF, 107 kB) Variation permit for the registration of open Sources - Langford site
Radioactive Open Sources Permit (PDF, 224 kB) Registration of open sources - Langford site permit
Radioactive Sealed Sources Permit (PDF, 558 kB) Registration of sealed sources - Precinct permit
Radioactive Waste Permit (PDF, 592 kB) Accumulation and disposal of radioactive waste - Langford site permit
Radioactivity Prior Risk Assessment (Office document, 61 kB) Guidance
Risk Assessment Form (Office document, 56 kB) General risk assessment form template. Also see Risk Assessment Guidance.
Risk Assessment Guidance (PDF, 217 kB) Also see general risk assessment form template.
RPS Seminar 2009 (Powerpoint, 2 mB) Media presentation
RPS Seminar 2010 (Powerpoint, 903 kB) Media presentation
Smoking Policy (PDF, 49 kB) -
Stress Policy (work-related) (PDF, 58 kB) Work-Related Stress Policy
Stress - HR Managers and Line Managers Guidance (PDF, 98 kB) HR Managers and Line Managers guidance on individual work-related stress risk assessment
Stress - Risk Assessment Guidance (PDF, 136 kB) Work-related stress risk assessment guidance
Stress - Risk assessment template (Word 55 kB) Appendix 2 risk assessment template from the work-related stress risk assessment guidance document
SSA Role (PDF, 73 kB) Guidance for school or service safety advisors
Transport of biological materials (PDF, 1 MB) Guidance on shipping infectious goods for trained individuals
Vibration (HSE website) Guidance on controlling the risks from vibration at work from Health and Safety Executive
Work Experience Guidance (PDF, 104 kB) -
Working Offsite Guidance (USHA website) Higher Education Sector Guidance on Health and Safety in Fieldwork and Travel
Workshop inspection check list (Office document, 165 kB) A workshop inspection form

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