Health and safety for teaching and research

Teaching and research activities have additional health and safety risks above normal safety at work.

Click here for information and resources related to laboratory safety, including biological, chemicals and hazardous materials and substances, GMO, radiation and more.

All teaching and research related activities must be risk assessed, for further information and assistance, including the Safety Review Form please click here.

Technical Committees

Audits and Inspections

In addition to reporting Health and Safety and Environmental incidents, hazards and near misses, AIMS can be used to develop, schedule and undertake audits and inspection. If you would like more information about or assistance with creating an audit or inspection checklist, please contact your Health and Safety Business Partner.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.