Health, safety and wellbeing in the faculty

This area is a starting point for any students in the faculty who require more information about Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) issues whilst studying in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment.

Safety Inductions and Training

Undergraduate students: Please visit the Safety Induction program information website

Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and Honours students: All HDR and Honours students who work in a practical lab must complete the faculty's lab safety training. View instructions (PDF, 655.3 KB) on how to access the training.


For any queries regarding OH&S in the faculty, contact:

Matthew Connolly
Manager, Health Safety & Environment
Phone: +61 3 522 71370
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Accident and Hazard Reporting

Reporting accidents, incidents or hazards is an essential part of our safety program.  For more, visit Accident and hazard reporting or contact technical staff in the area who can help you.

Risk Management

If you are working with any hazardous materials, equipment or processes the hazards need to be identified and control measures put in place to reduce the risk and keep you and others safe.

Visit Risk Management for more including applicable forms and guidelines

Student Health and Wellbeing

Information about security, medical and health services, sports and recreation facilities, what to do in an emergency, and student counselling services.

For more information, visit Health and wellbeing

University OH&S Manual

The manual sets out instructions about Occupational Health and Safety  and provides information about safe work practices, managing risk and assisting in providing a safe environment.

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