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Environment, Health and Safety

This section is a resource for employees and students of the University of Nicosia regarding Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S).

Aims

The EHS Office aims to:

  1. Support and enhance the academic and research objectives of the University by promoting a safe and healthy environment for all employees and students.
  2. Promote Environmental consciousness and energy conservation.
  3. Fully comply with the Republic of Cyprus and EU legislation related with EHS issues.

Policy

It is the policy of the University of Nicosia:

  • To ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of all its employees
  • To ensure that the statutory duties of the University of Nicosia are met at all times
  • To maintain clear procedures for the action to be taken in the event of injury, and for the reporting of accidents and hazards
  • To maintain safe systems of work for faculty, staff, students and third parties
  • To maintain clear procedures for action to be taken in case of fire and emergencies
  • To maintain the established procedures for joint consultation between Professional Representatives, Trade Union and Management on health and safety, reviewing them when appropriate
  • To provide appropriate information, instruction, training and supervision to ensure the health and safety of faculty, staff and students
  • To maintain and improve the high degree of safety consciousness and responsible attitudes to Environment, Health and Safety throughout the University
  • To cover all the buildings, including hostel accommodation, owned, leased or sub-contracted by the University

 

EH&S Policies are available upon request from the EH&S Office.