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          

  • CANCELLEDWednesday 24 September - Defensive Driving Course 
  • Friday 26 September - Fire Warden Training
  • Tuesday 7 October - Health, Safety & Workstation Familiarisation for staff (Kelburn)
  • 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

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

Emergency graphic

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.

Focus on Winter

As winter is setting in, take a look at these reminders on how to keep safe, including getting to and from work in the dark.

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

Click here for a 2014 Nomination form.