8.11 Health and safety


This category covers information about the institution's health and safety policies, risk assessment policies, procedures and record. In some cases information will be exempt from disclosure where it contains personal information, or information which, if released, may substantially prejudice the commercial interests of any person, endanger the physical or mental health or the safety of an individual, substantially prejudice the effective conduct of public affairs, or constitute an actionable breach of confidence.

Health and safety policies of the University of the Highlands and Islands

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Policies, procedures and guidelines relating to health and safety

How the Institution complies with Health and Safety Executive guidelines and targets. Risk assessment policies. Management structure and duties within health and safety department. First aid arrangements.

Available on website



Annual Reports and statistics.

Reports to governing body on health and safety issues.

Summary statistics on accidents and incidents within the institution.


Available on request