Health and Safety

Health and Safety


Victoria University is committed to being a safe, vibrant and welcoming community.

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Find out more about health and safety for:

Associated Links

Worksafe New Zealand
The Worksafe New Zealand website provides a source of Health and Safety information, guidance material and resources to help manage safety in the workplace.

Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)
The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) website provides a source of information to help prevent injuries in the workplace and at home. The website also includes information relating to other ACC services.

Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management
A source of official information and updates regarding national and regional emergency events, warnings and advisories. The website has extensive information regarding preparation measures that can be undertaken before a disaster strikes.

Upcoming Events  

  • Fire Warden Training - Friday 29 May
  • First Aid Refresher - Tuesday 9 June
  • Health, Safety and Workstation Brief - Thursday 11 June
  • Defensive Driving - Tuesday 23 June
  • Fire Warden Training - Friday 26 June
  • Victoria's Health and Safety Committee - Tuesday 30 June
  • Health, Safety and Workstation Brief - Wednesday 15 July
  • First Aid Level 1 - Thursday 23 July
  • Fire Warden Training - Friday 31 July
  • First Aid Refresher - Wednesday 12 August
  • Health, Safety and Workstation Brief - Tuesday 18 August
  • Fire Extinguisher Training - Thursday 20 August
  • Fire Warden Training - Friday 28 August
  • Health and Safety Rep Stage 1 - Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th September
  • Manual Handling and Backcare - Wednesday 9 September
  • First Aid Level 1 - Tuesday 15 September
  • Health, Safety and Workstation Brief - Thursday 17 September

Send enrolment form (see Resources tab) and for all training enquiries, email

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What to do in an emergency

Watch this video to prepare yourself in case there is an emergency while you are studying at Victoria University.