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This portal lists health and safety responsibilities for all Faculty of Science staff and students. It outlines practical steps, training requirements and resources to assist you meet these health and safety responsibilities.
All staff and students should meet the responsibilities below. You have additional responsibilities if you are an academic, a chief investigator and/or supervisor, research staff and/or student, a lab manager, supervisor or team leader, or an Administrative manager.
Everyone must know how to:
Staff and students should complete Safety and Wellbeing Essentials online training. This covers basic health and safety information, such as incident reporting, emergency response, first aid, wellbeing and accepted standards of behaviour.
- Staff access the module via NEO.
- Research safety rules and procedures. (Opens a secure site)
- Project specific induction – given to you by the research supervisor for the project you are working on.
- Students access the module via UTS Online.
Read the Science induction modules. (opens a secure site)
Science Research Laboratory inductions
Before contacting your Research Laboratory Manager for an area-specific induction, you must complete Science Induction Modules 1 and 2 (SIM-01 and SIM-02). The induction presentations are linked in the table below and after you have read through the material you must pass the online competency assessment. Staff can do this assessment via NEO, students must complete it via UTSOnline.
Staff Online Competency Assessment
Student Online Competency Assessment*
SIM-01 and SIM-02
*If you are unable to see the assessment, please contact your Research Laboratory Manager so that they can enrol you