Committees

Committee, Occupational Health and Safety Committee, Budget Division Health and Safety Committee, Local Consultative health and Safety Committee, Electromagnetic Radiation Safety Committee

Committee

One method the University adopts to consult and communicate health and safety matters is through health and safety committees.

There is the University of Melbourne Occupational Health and Safety Committee (OHSC).

There are also budget division health and safety committees.

There may be in some cases local consultative health and safety committees.

Requirements

The overall requrirements and fuctions of health and safety committees is outlined in the following:

Processes

Occupational Health & Safety Committee

The Occupational Health and Safety Committee (OHSC) is a a consultative committee. The committee may make recommendations to the relevant senior officer in accordance with the University's Policy Framework in relation to University health and safety policies, procedures, processes, work instructions and guidelines.

The OHSC is serviced by Health & Safety. Please direct any queries in the first instance to ohs-enquiries@unimelb.edu.au.

  • Meeting Calendar

    Calendar for 2018

    MeetingDateVenue

    01

    07 Mar 18

    Room 331, Level 3, Raymond Priestly Building

    02

    13 Jun 18

    11 Barry Street - Level 2 - Room 208

    03

    22 Aug 18

    Room 331, Level 3, Raymond Priestly Building

    04

    14 Nov 18

    Room 331, Level 3, Raymond Priestly Building

  • Membership
    Members and Standing Observers as at 01 December 2016:
    Name and TitleRole Term Expires
    Dr Sally Eastoe, Executive Director Human Resources and OHS Executive Director nominated by the Vice-Chancellor  
    Ms Nadine Goldsmith, Executive Director Finance and Employee Services Executive Director, Human Resources nominee  
    Mr Colin Reiter, Director Campus Services Executive Director, Infrastructure Services  
    Mr Stefan Delaney, Associate Director Health and Safety Associate Director, Health & Safety  
    Mr Daniel Persaud, Director Wellbeing Services Academic Registrar or nominee  
    Professor Mark Rizzacasa, Assistant Dean EHS, Faculty of Science Dean of a Faculty or Graduate School or nominee  
    Mr David Belton, School of Earth Sciences Elected Health and Safety Representative Member  
    Ms Deanne Catmull, School of Dental Science Elected Health and Safety Representative Member 25 August 2020
    Ms Sioe See Volaric, School of Chemistry Elected Health and Safety Representative Member 16 Feb 2020
    Dr Andres Diaz, School of Veterinary Biosciences Elected Health and Safety Representative Member 16 Feb 2020
    Ms Paula Mitchell, Medicine, Dentistry and Health Science - Microbiology Elected Health and Safety Representative Member 16 Feb 2020
    Ms Heather Daykin, Medicine, Dentistry and Health Science - Pharmacology and Therapeutics Elected Health and Safety Representative Member 2 June 2018
    Mr Alan Thomas Undergraduate Student Observer, nominated by UMSU Inc.  
    Mr Martin Vu Postgraduate Student Observer  
    Mr Peter Robertson, Manager, Injury Management Standing Observer  
    Office bearers as at 3 June 2014:
    Name and TitleRole Term Expires
    Dr Sally Eastoe Chairperson  
    Ms Heather Daykin, Medicine, Dentistry and Health Science - Pharmacology and Therapeutics Deputy Chairperson  
    Mr Stefan Delaney, Associate Director, Health & Safety Committee Secretary N/A
    Ms Deanne Catmull, School of Dental Science Executive Committee member  
    Mr Andrew Everett, Minutes Secretary  
  • Terms of Reference

    The Occupational Health and Safety Committee is a representative consultative committee reporting to Senior Vice-Principal through the Administration Policy and Procedures Group (APPG).

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  • Minutes

Budget Division Health and Safety Committee

Each budget division will have a health and safety committee.

Budget Division Health and Safety Committee - Terms of reference

Local Consultative Health and Safety Committee

Where the assessed health and safety risk is high, or there are sufficient staff members to support a dedicated local health and safety committee, the budget division health and safety committee may establish a local health and safety committee.

Local Consultative Health and Safety Committee - Terms of Reference

Other Committees

Other specialist committees may be established.

Electromagnetic Radiation Safety Committee