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1 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University General safety & health induction for students Health, Safety & Environment Office
2 Ask question if you are in doubt!!! IntroductionYour supervisor/lab-in-charge would conduct the induction for you and this power point presentation is to supplement the induction with visual aid materials.Ask question if you are in doubt!!!
4 University Health and Safety Policy/ Environmental Policy Health and Safety Policy - to ensure, as far as reasonable practicable, the health and safety of allIts staff at workStudents in the course of studyThe general public using our premisesPolyU committed to achieve high H&S standards over and above statutory requirements.Environmental Policy – committed to provide a good environment for its staff and studentsTo ensure that its activities are conducted in an environmentally responsible manner
5 Your health and safety responsibilities: to be actively involved in implementing the Health and Safety Policies;to take reasonable care at work (or in the course of study) for your own health and safety and all others who may be affected by your acts or omissions;not to interfere with or misuse, intentionally or recklessly, anything provided in the interests of health and safety; andto report problems relating to health and safety matters.
6 Possible assistance from departmental health and safety officer (DHSO) Find out who is your DHSO whom is the co-ordinator of departmental H&S matters. You may have to contact this important person from time to time.
7 You may contact your DHSO for more information if you have any health and safety problem. Room:Tel:
8 General safety rules of the University Health and Safety Guide; Safety HandbookEmergency Procedures HandbookLaboratory Safety ManualHandbook for Using Material Safety Data SheetProcedure Manual for Using the Licensed Dangerous Goods Stores on CampusHandbook for Handling WastesThe above handbook is available at HSEO homepage
9 Electrical Safety Hazards:- Electric Shock (ventricular fibrillation) BurnIgnition of combustible material/FireExplosion
13 Break glass fire alarmFamiliar yourself with the location of hose reel and the break-glass alarm.Sound the fire alarm by activating the break-glass fire alarm call point switch in case of fire.
14 WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IN CASE OF EMERGENCY ? Emergency reportingFireAny accident/injuryLeakage/spillage of chemicalAny other incidents that life or property is endangeredWHAT SHOULD YOU DO IN CASE OF EMERGENCY ?
15 Report to campus security control centre at P111 in person
16 Call campus security control centre by dialling: (emergency line), or/ (24 hours) orUse the emergency telephone sets at various strategic locations
17 Particulars to be reported to the campus security control centre Your name and departmentYour contact telephone numberNature of incident with brief descriptionFull detail of location of accidentAny person(s) injured in the incident
18 After injury/ incident, report the case to your supervisor or lab in-charge responsible for the area so that they could report the case to HSEO by filling a Accident/Incident Report Form(HSO Form 2) and send it to Health, Safety & Environment Office through the Department Head within 72 hoursThe HSO Form2 can be downloaded from Intranet electronic form library of The PolyU homepage
22 for Emergency Reporting to Campus Security Control Centre Remember :Ext. 7999for Emergency Reporting toCampus Security Control CentreAfter this general safety & health induction, your supervisor/ lab in-charge should told you the departmental safety arrangements and specific operational health and safety issues.