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 and best practice 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 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
  • Developing the skills of our employees and ensuring the competency of our suppliers
  • Enhancing safety values and behaviours through culture change
  • Working collaboratively and communicating effectively with all its stakeholders
  • Monitoring, reviewing and improving performance on a regular basis.
  • Working towards a safety management system approach using the UCL T100 tool.

UCL Estates is committed to the continual and measurable improvement of its Health and Safety Performance.
The Estates Leadership Team will set annual objectives which will be cascaded down to employees. These will be regularly monitored and reviewed by ELT.

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

Andrew Grainger
Director of Estates

3rd May 2018

›  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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