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 18 September: Workplace Safety Inspections, 10.00am, Room 102, 6 Waiteata Road, Kelburn.

Wednesday 26 September: Victoria University's Health and Safety Induction, 10.00am, Room 102, 6 Waiteata Road, Kelburn.

Thursday 27 September: Emergency Response Briefing, 2.00pm, Room 119, Easterfield building, Kelburn.

Tuesday 2 October: Fire extinguisher training, 10.00am, AM 101, Kelburn.

Thursday 4 October: Safety and Risk for Managers, 9.00am, Room 102, 6 Waiteata Road, Kelburn.

Tuesday 9 October: Floor warden training,  9.00am, Room 102, 6 Waiteata Road, Kelburn.

Wednesday 10 October: Victoria University's Health and Safety Committee meeting, 10.00am, AM 101, Kelburn.

Thursday 11 October: Victoria University's Health and Safety Induction,  9.00am, AM 101, Kelburn.

Tuesday 16 October: Movement at Work, 2.00pm, SUB 217, Kelburn.

Wednesday 17 October: Victoria University's Fieldwork procedure, 2.00pm, Room 102, 6 Waiteata Road, Kelburn.

Thursday 18 October: First Aid refresher, 9.00am, St. John, 55 Waterloo Quay, Kelburn.

Wednesday 24 October: Victoria University's Health and Safety Induction, 10.00am, Room 102, 6 Waiteata Road, Kelburn.

Thursday 25 October: Business Continuity Planning, 2.00pm, Room 102, 6 Waiteata Road, Kelburn.

For all training enquiries, email safety@vuw.ac.nz

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.

2018 Health and Safety Excellence Awards

Nominations are now open for the above awards.

2018 Health and Well-being Calendar

View Victoria's Health and Well-being sessions available to all staff.

Health and Safety Committee Sharepoint Site

View Victoria's Health and Safety Commitee's agendas, minutes and other related documents.

Victoria's H & S Representatives

View Victoria's H & S Representatives and members of the University's H & S Committee.

2018 Training Programme

View the Safety, Risk and Assurance training sessions provided for staff.

Event Safety video

Watch the  safety video for events held at Victoria.

Staff Induction Form

Complete this form for new or transferred staff

Accident/Incident Report Form

Complete this form within 12 hours of a work-related accident, incident, injury or near miss.