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The University of Southampton
Health, Safety & Risk

About us

Our Role

The directorate of Health, Safety and Risk (HSR), is a professional service acting on behalf of the University to help ensure the safety, health and wellbeing of all employees, students, contractors and visitors.

• We work collegiately with others to achieve results which benefit us all

• We monitor health and safety compliance

• We provide assurance to the Executive and Council

• We liaise with the enforcement authorities on behalf of the University

• We investigate incidents to prevent reoccurrence

• We provide specialist advice on all aspects of health and safety

• We interpret complex legislation into policy

• We provide easy-to-use template and guidance



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