Accidents and Incidents
York St John University is a very safe place
to work, study and visit but accidents still do occur and everyone
needs to know what to do.
In the event of an accident, dangerous
occurrence or near miss in your workplace, area of study or
elsewhere in the University:
1. If needed, call for a
First Aider to treat the injured person as follows;
- During Office
Hours call Reception
by dialling 0 (Open 8 till 5.30 Monday to Thursday, 8 till 5
- Out of Office Hours or at
Weekends call Security Office by dialling (87)6444 .
All Officers are First Aid Trained and the Office is open 24 hours
2. Always report the accident
or incident to your line manager or lecturer, as soon as
3. Always help them to
complete a copy of the University Accident, Dangerous Occurrence or
Near Miss form. They must record on this form the action that they
will take to prevent reoccurrence and keep a copy for their
4. The line manager or
lecturer must always send a copy of the completed form to the
Health & Safety Officer.