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Please see the Health and Safety Resources for more support on stress management and mental health at work.
This provides guidance on emergency management for HEIs, including considerations relating to health and safety.
This provides guidance on surveillance required under COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002) as well as where health surveillance is not strictly required by legislation but may be considered on the basis of first principles. It outlines how to assess if health surveillance is necessary; what types of health surveillance may be required; and how the process should be organised.
This document represents general guidance on good practice. It is intended to aid in the identification of the hazards associated with working with lasers, to assist in assessing the risk and to outline appropriate control measures in a university or HE college environment.
Health and Safety Executive:
The above book is for employers in higher and further education. It aims to promote and explain the need for them to provide occupational health services. It advises on assessing the need for such a service, which will vary depending on the size and nature of the activities undertaken in each institution.