Health & Safety Consultation

RCS has an active H&S committee which meets four times a year. Committee members are listed below and minutes are available in the Related Documents section on the right.

There are three levels of H&S committees. Issues raised at the RCS H&S committee may be escalated to the Medicine Faculty Executive Meeting (where H&S matters are discussed) which may in turn escalate to the University H&S committee. Equally, matters discussed at the University H&S Committee are cascaded to the Faculty and School/Unit committees.

Level 1 Committee Health, Safety & Environment

https://safety.unsw.edu.au/health-and-safety-management-system/health-safety-consultation

Level 2 Medicine Health & Safety Executive Committee

https://staff.med.unsw.edu.au/unsw-medicine-health-and-safety

How to resolve H&S issues

Step 1: Talk to your supervisor or manager.

Step 2: If not resolved, report the problem to an H&S Representative or H&S Officer who will have discussions with the relevant supervisor/manager or raise the issue at the H&S Committee.

Step 3: If not resolved, the Chairperson of the Level 3 H&S Committee can refer the issue to either the Medicine Level 2 H&S Committee or to the Level 1 H&S Committee if the issue has university–wide impact.

Step 4: If not resolved, the H&S Representative or Chairperson of the Level 3 H&S Committee can invite a WorkCover NSW inspector to attend the workplace to assist in the resolution of the issue.

Advice on H&S problem resolution should be sought from the Medicine Faculty H&S Coordinator. Managers and employees must work cooperatively to resolve H&S problems, and should notify the Medicine Faculty H&S Coordinator (Gregory Maxwell) prior to requesting assistance from SafeWork NSW.

Key Health & Safety contacts & committee members TBA in 2019

Name

Responsibility Campus Telephone
     

 

       
       
       
       
       
Lesley Forster Management Rep Executive - Head of School

02 9385 2167

Gregory Maxwell

Health and Safety Coordinator Medicine

H&S Medicine

02 9385 0667

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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