The University of Newcastle, Australia

Work health and safety

We are a healthy university. The health and safety of everyone on our campuses and facilities is a major priority. We do all we can to make sure our University is somewhere staff, students and visitors feel safe and protected at all times.

Information about COVID-19

Please see In the Loop and the Alerts page for regular updates and the Toolbox page for health and safety related documentation and resources.

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Strategy 2019- 2021

Please see the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Strategy 2019-2021.

Information for Students:

It is important to report all injuries, illnesses, hazards and near misses as soon as reasonably possible. If you notice a hazard or are involved in an incident and you are a HDR student you can log a report in AIMS, if you are an undergraduate student please inform a member of University staff so they can log a Health and Safety Incident Report on your behalf. Alternatively, contact the Health and Safety Team directly at or call 4033 9999 and select number 5.

Safety alerts

From time to time the University may issue a safety alert as a reminder or as advised by relevant authorities. These are important and any advice should enacted immediately.