Health and Safety

Safety Induction

The purpose of these induction documents is to provide all staff and postgraduate students with introductory health and safety information for the School and information on university safety policy and procedures. 

All current staff must read the induction document and complete the induction record.  All staff are also required to:

Academics and PIs are required to disseminate the postgraduate safety induction document to postgraduate students under their supervision and keep a local record of induction.  General induction sessions can be arranged as required.


Staff Safety Induction Document

Postgraduate Safety Induction


Appendices to induction documents

University Safety Document

Fieldwork Safety

Travel safety

Travel Health Advice

Travel within Ireland Risk Assessment

Foreign Travel 1 Risk Assessment

Foreign Travel 2 Risk Assessment


Note:  The travel risk assessment forms are suitable for academic travel (e.g., visits to academic institutions, conferences, project meetings, work placement visits).  The Health and Safety Office Travel Risk Assessment Form must be used if travel involves fieldwork, recreational activities or travel to remote areas. 

School of Food and Nutritional Sciences

School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Room 240 Food Science Building, University College, Cork