Flinders University has a University Health and Safety Committee consisting of management and staff representatives and reporting to the Vice-Chancellor.
The University Health and Safety Committee is the principle forum for management to consult with staff on broad health and safety and policy issues across the University.
The Committee is responsible for:
- assisting in the development, monitoring and review of health and safety policies and procedures;
- considering proposals for, or changes to, the workplace, policies, work practices or procedures which may affect the health and safety of workers;
- monitoring the University’s work health and safety performance, including the development and implementation of WHS strategic and operational plans;
- reviewing and monitoring any issues associated with injury management of injured staff;
- assisting in the resolution of health and safety issues; and
- providing advice to the Vice-Chancellor on health and safety matters.
College/Portfolios Health and Safety Committees
Each College and the Portfolios have a Committee consisting of management and staff representatives to monitor and provide advice to the relevant College Vice-President and Executive Dean / Portfolio Senior Executives on all matters relating to work health and safety of workers and students in the College/Portfolio.
The University Health and Safety Committee meets four times per year, as do the Colleges & Portfolio Committees. Meeting dates can be obtained below. Meeting minutes can be obtained by contacting the WHS Unit or your relevant College/ Portfolio elected Health and Safety Representative (HSR).