Health and Safety

Health and Safety

Welcome

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

Our community

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             

  • Tuesday 21 October - First Aid Level 1 course
  • Thursday 23 October - Victoria's Health and Safety Committee meeting
  • Friday 31 October - Fire Warden Training
  • Tuesday 4 November - Health and Safety for Managers
  • Thursday 6 November - Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Tuesday 11 November - Health, Safety and Workstation Familiarisation for staff (Kelburn)
  • Tuesday 18 November - First Aid Refresher course (FULL)
  • Friday 28 November - Fire Warden Training
  • Tuesday 2 December - First Aid Level 1 course

Send enrolment form (see Resources tab) and for all training enquiries, email safety@vuw.ac.nz

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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.

2014 Vice-Chancellor's Commendation for Excellence in Health and Safety Award

Click here for a 2014 Nomination form.