Safety Office


The Safety Office, led by Neil Hawthorne (tel: 0115 951 3401) is responsible for the provision of professional advice and support on managing health and safety risks to the University covering the following areas.

Guidance and Support

Guides and support documents providing the polices and information to help you to identify and manage the hazards and risks associated with your work. This information is provided for managers and those carrying out the work, (including students).

See the Useful Links section on the right-hand side of this page.

Reporting Serious Incidents

These links enable you to report work related incidents such as injuries or near misses, dangerous occurrences and fires.

Report an Accident/Near Miss/Dangerous Occurrence/Ill-health

Report a Fire Incident

University Emergency Procedures

Health and Safety Contacts in Schools/Departments

The Safety Office helps you find your local:

  • Safety Officer
  • Radiation Protection Supervisor
  • Laser Safety Officer
  • Display Screen Assessor

For further information see Safety Roles within Schools/Departments.