Work Health and Safety Committee

The Work Health and Safety (WHS) Committee monitors WHS performance, ensures a co-ordinated approach to WHS and deals with University-wide health and safety issues. The WHS Committee makes recommendations on systematic management of WHS risks for adoption by senior management and coordinates approaches to health and safety within the University.

Voting Members

  • Professor Stephen Garton (Chair), Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, ex-officio
  • Ms Julia Cohen, Director, Safety Health and Wellbeing, ex-officio
  • Mr John Dixon, Director, Human Resources, ex-officio
  • Mr Greg Robinson, Director, Campus Infrastructure Services
  • Vacant, Vice-Principal (Operations)

Faculty Dean representatives

  • Professor Trevor Hambley, Dean, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Archie Johnston, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
  • Professor Diane Mayer, Dean, Faculty of Education and Social Work
  • Professor Iqbal Ramzan, Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Professor John Redmond, Dean, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning
  • Professor Kathryn Refshauge, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

Members for the purposes of consultation (non-voting)

  • Mr Doug King, Student representative - postgraduate
    Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association (SUPRA)
  • Mr Rashid Idris, Technical Officer,
    School of Molecular Bioscience
    Health and Safety Representative
  • Ms Leanne Mumford, NTRO Coordinator, Research Reporting, Analysis, Data and Systems (RRADS)
    Health and Safety Representative, Administrative portfolios
  • Vacant, Student representative - undergraduate
    Student Representative Council (SRC)
  • Vacant, Representative from the University of Sydney Union WHS Committee

Representatives for the purposes of reporting and diligence

  • Ms Justine Sarin, Manager, Injury Management Services, ex-officio
  • Mr Matthew Mitchell, Manager, Work Health and Safety Services, ex-officio
  • Mr Paul Reynolds, The Arena Manager, Sydney Uni Sport and Fitness
  • Mr Dominic Stewart, Senior Solicitor, Office of General Counsel