ECU is committed to protecting the health, safety and welfare of staff, students, visitors and service providers.
This part of the site covers policies, guidelines and people you can call upon in a range of situations.
Staff are required to complete a Health and Safety Induction and an Emergency Evacuation and Training module at commencement of employment as well as every two years to refresh their knowledge. You can register for these inductions on the Staff Kiosk using the links below:
Once registered, you will receive an email with a direct link to the training.
Students should be provided wit relevant safety information seperately at the beginning of each semester or as required. A generic student induction power point template is provided in the 'forms and templates' section.
ECU have established a system for notification and management of hazards, near misses, incidents, injuries and emergencies. Staff, students, contractors and visitors have a responsiblity to ensure these are reported to their supervisor and to the Safety and Employment Relations team.
ECU have a formal process for hazard identification, risk assessment and to manage workplace and safety hazards within the University.
ECU has a range of checklists and guides to assist you in maintaining the correct posture whilst you are at your workstation and to help you consider the best way to lift and perform repetitive tasks.
ECU has a process to assist with work and non-work related injuries.
ECU's free and confidential program for staff and their immediate families aims to address any work-related or personal problems which may affect work performance, safety or health.
Take part in ECU's 'Live Life Longer' health and wellness program and create healthy habits that lead to a healthy lifestyle.
By providing healthy catering at University meetings and events you can help to make healthy choices, easy choices, and to contribute to a workplace environment that supports good health and wellbeing. Your actions can make a positive difference to your health and that of your colleague, students and invited guests.
ECU Health and Safety Committees and other people who can help you resolve issues and assist with health and safety in the workplace. Information on Due Diligence requirements and guidance material are also included.
Know where you can find your local First Aider and defibrillators on campus.
For initial First Aid attention, call Security on 6304 3333.
ECU has a Health and Safety reporting process that requires Schools and Services Centres to submit reports against Key Performance Indicators on a regular basis and this section includes information on reporting requirements and templates.
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