Duties: staff

Staff shall:

  • take reasonable care for their own health and safety
  • take reasonable care that their acts or omissions do not adversely affect the health and safety of other persons
  • so far as they are reasonably able, comply with any reasonable instruction given by the University to ensure compliance with the Work Health and Safety Act 2011
  • co-operate with any reasonable policy or procedure of the University relating to health or safety at the workplace that has been notified to workers.

In performing these duties staff shall:

  • manage risk to the University's key assets
  • follow safe work procedures
  • use equipment under safe work instructions
  • use a documented risk management process to remove or minimise Work Health & Safety (WHS) risks
  • comply with WHS instructions, policies and procedures
  • use and preserve safety and personal protective equipment correctly
  • be familiar with emergency and evacuation procedures and comply with the instructions given by emergency response personnel such as emergency wardens and first aiders
  • report every injury, exposure, hazard or dangerous occurrence that occurs at ANU or while undertaking an ANU activity
  • raise WHS concerns within the workplace.