Health and Safety are critical aspects of work undertaken by the STFC, the range of hazards routinely faced and controlled by STFC staff extend from civil construction, to biological safety through chemical, electrical and radiation hazards to name a few.
The responsible and professional management of these hazards makes the STFC a safe place to work for staff, tenants, contractors, visitors and facility users.
Part of the Corporate Services Directorate, SHE Group is a small team of safety professionals based at STFC's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and Daresbury Laboratory.
The SHE Group is responsible for ensuring that there are simple and effective safety systems for managers and staff to employ - maintaining and/or improving safety performance.
The SHE Group is supported in this remit by a range of specialist resources across the STFC, these include Occupational Health professionals, Radiation Protection Advisors, Environmental Waste specialists and, most critically, by locally based safety advisors or Departmental Safety Contacts.
Do not hesitate to contact us with any queries or concerns.
SHE safety codes