London Metropolitan University – Head of Health and Safety

Accident investigation and prevention • To maintain a system for recording, reporting and investigating injuries, accidents, dangerous occurrences and near miss instances. • To receive and investigate reports of accidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses and fire damage, determine their causes and make recommendations for improving recurrence prevention and controls. • Provide statistical summaries to the University’s Health and Safety Committee, drawing senior management’s attention to significant trends and occurrences. • To provide annual data for inclusion in the HESA sector statistics. • To act as the “Responsible Person” for reporting notifiable injuries and dangerous occurrences to the enforcing agencies. • To liaise with the Finance Department in respect of investigating claims for industrial injuries. Training • To develop annual Health and Safety training programme in conjunction with CPED, while maintain a training matrix, and ensuring induction training and individual training needs are undertaken. • To monitor health and safety e-leaning packages reporting on poor uptake of University mandatory learning packages • To organise the development of and delivery of specialist training in conjunction with CPED. Emergency Procedures • To collaborate in developing the University’s crisis response and disaster recovery plans. • To ensure the Health and Safety Fire Manager provides fire advice on proposals for alterations and improvements to buildings and services with respect to safety and fire precautions. • Liaise with the Disability Service and building surveyors on disability related needs. • To acts as the point of contact and liaise with Public Health England on relevant matters. Safety of the Estate • To provide advice and assurance on all relevant and specific life safety matters such as, but not limited to, water hygiene, fire safety, confined spaces, electrical safety, boilers and pressure vessels, construction etc.

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