Safety, Health and Environment for CS&M

Please take time to read through the following Health and Safety information which is of relevance to members of Computing Science and Mathematics. Your first point of contact for any Health and Safety issues should be your CS&M Safety Officer, via the contact details at the bottom of this page. Suggestions for additions to this page are welcomed.

Information Notes
Changes at Stirling Information concerning the changes at the University due to Covid-19.
Covid-19 Information Local documents:
University of Stiling Covid-19 Risk Assessment (PDF)
Faculty Office and Teaching Covid-19 Risk Assessment (PDF)
Faculty Induction Acknowledgement Sheet (DOCX)
COVID-19 reporting guidleines for staff (PDF)
Safety Policy The University of Stirling's Health and Safety Policy.
Members of the division should familiarise themselves with this safety policy.
Local Policy CS&M's Health and Safety Policy Statement.
Members of the Computing Science and Mathematics should familiarise themselves with this additional safety policy, which is specific to CS&M.
Organisation and Resposibilities CS&M's Safety Organisation and Responsibilities.
Members of CS&M should familiarise themselves with this information, which is specific to CS&M.
Emergencies and First Aid The University of Stirling's Emergency Procedures.
Members of the division should be aware of the nearest fire exits and the relevant procedures in case of fire.
Members of the division should familiarise themselves with the first aid arrangements. Information regarding the location of the nearest qualified first aider is posted on the board outside the divisional office (4B112). The first aid box for the division is located on a shelf on the right-hand side in 4B112.
Accident and Near-Miss Incident Reporting All staff have a responsibility to report accidents or significant near-miss incidents (an incident where something had the potential to cause injury). Any accidents or near-miss incidents should be reported within 24 hours of the relevant incident via the link to the on-line accident reporting form.
Safety Training Training provided by the Safety Office.
Members of the division are required to complete Fire and Safety Induction training and a Display Screen Equipment user training session. Follow the link to the left to find out about this training and to see if it may be appropriate to attend any further training sessions.
Eyesight screening The University of Stirling's eyesight screening arrangements.
Arrangements for eyesight testing and provision of glasses for staff working with display screen equipment (computers).
Responsible research - Managing health
and safety in research: guidance for
the not-for-profit
(PDF)
This guide aims to help anyone who needs to ensure good health and safety performance in a research environment. It gives examples of responsibilities and management approaches. Published October 2012. Further guidance on a range of health and safety issues can be found on the website of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
New and expectant mothers The University of Stirling's arrangements for new and expectant mothers.
The University has arrangements in place for when a member of staff becomes pregnant and for when she returns to work.
Safety Office The University of Stirling's Safety, Health and Environment Office.
This page also contains links to most of the information above, together with other links that may be relevant to members of Computing Science and Mathematics.


CS&M Safety Officer: Graham Cochrane; Office: Room 4B81, Cottrell Building;

Phone: (01786 46) 7442; Email: