Information for Senior Management and supervisors

Information for Senior Management and supervisors

Members of the senior executive, School heads, and directors of administrative divisions and supervisors have a range of occupational health and safety and environmental responsibilities.

The responsibilities of senior managers include ensuring that:

  1. staff with supervisory or management responsibilities are held accountable for the management of occupational health and safety and environmental matters in areas under their control;
  2. a risk based approach is adopted for the management of occupational health and safety and environmental matters;
  3. adequate budgetary provision is made for occupational health and safety and environmental programs and initiatives;
  4. occupational health and safety and environment are included on the agenda of faculty/divisional and senior management meetings at regular intervals; and
  5. occupational health and safety and environmental performance are monitored and periodically reviewed.

Information for Heads of Schools and Units.

  1. All heads and supervisors should know:
  • How to report a hazard or an incident; which is through the Hazard and Incident Reporting Form.
  • All heads must know who represents them on the OHSE Committee.
  • Familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Policy and know how it is communicated to staff, which is through placement at strategic locations around campus, such as lift lobbies, and on the OHSE Website.
  • Their staff who are Floor and Building Wardens and First Aiders.
  • Have a hard copy of the Emergency Procedures Booklet. To get a copy, please call Jasbir Singh at ext 46040.
  • The campus emergency number - which is ext 46333, or 5514 6333.
  • Work procedures relevant to your area (if any), or the person who is responsible for managing them. Copies are also available at the School or Unit folders on the OHSE Intranet Site.
  • If applicable, knowledge of your Risk Register, which is lists the hazards in your area, an assessment of the risk they pose, and how these risks are controlled. The Risk Register is an electronic document available on the OHSE Intranet Site. The School and Unit Risk Register lists are available in the OHSE Intranet Site.
  • If applicable, knowledge of your Aspect Impact Register, which lists the elements of your School/Unit's activities that have either a positive or negative impact on the environment. The Aspect Impact Register is a collection of documents available on the OHSE Intranet Site. The School and Unit Risk Register lists are available in the OHSE Intranet Site.

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