Estates Health and Safety Policy
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Estates Health and Safety Policy
›  Commitment Statement

UCL Estates is committed to ensuring that the highest standards of health and safety are implemented across its activities.

It aims to ensure its activities are carried out in a safe manner to prevent injury and ill health arising and to establish and maintain a safe and healthy working environment for all staff, students, contractors and visitors in accordance with the UCL Health & Safety Policy and Organisation & Arrangements for Safety.

In order to achieve this, UCL Estates is committed to:
  • Implementing a set of robust & consistent safety standards for all its activities
  • Undertaking work with proper regard for the relevant statutory provisions and standards
  • Enhancing the skills of our staff and ensuring the competency of our suppliers
  • Embedding safety values and behaviours through culture change
  • Working collaboratively and communicating effectively with all its stakeholders
  • Monitoring and improving performance
The Estates Leadership Team will set annual objectives and targets which will be cascaded down to employees through the appraisal system. These will be regularly monitored and reviewed at monthly ELT Business Meetings.

UCL Estates is committed to the continual improvements of its Health and Safety Performance and the implementation of best practice.

This policy will be reviewed annually to ensure that the safety arrangements are effective, consistently implemented and continually improved.

Andrew Grainger
Director of Estates

›  EHS - Governance, Roles and Responsibilities
The Environment, Health and Safety - Governance, Roles and Responsibilities document sets out the governance arrangements that have been put in place by the UCL Estates division for managing EHS issues along with the specific accountabilities and responsibilities for staff within the division.

There are three sections:
  • Section A - defines the generic responsibilities for all staff and for line managers
  • Section B - defines additional responsibilities related to specific roles in Estates
  • Section C - defines responsibilities of the Support Services



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