FIELDWORK SAFETY GUIDELINES
The workplace is any place where work is carried out for the the University. Fieldwork is any work, study or research authorised by the University and done by staff, students, volunteers or affilliates at sites other than the regular campuses of the University.
Some fieldwork is inherantly high risk due to the work environment and the activities involved. The success of all fieldwork is dependant on good quality planning, training and the use of approriate equipment. The safety of the staff, students and others involved must always be first priority.
- Planning and assessment of risk
- Safety and first aid
- Use of vehicles
- Use of Boats
- Use of Other Specialized Equipment
- SCUBA Diving
- Coastal and Estuarine Work
- Terrestrial Fieldwork