University Safety Policies

University Safety Policy 2021

A pdf copy of the updated policy, as signed by Professor John O'Halloran, President of University College Cork is contained in the following link.

Safety Policy 2021

Smoking Policy

As and from the 29th March 2004, under public health legislation, smoking is prohibited in all University buildings and enclosed workplaces including University vehicles. This applies to all persons.

The limited exceptions as specified in Section 47 of the Public Health Tobacco Regulations (current edition) also operates.  Details are available from the Office of Tobacco Control and the Health & Safety Authority.

Note: This policy also covers e-vapour smoking/vaping.




Health & Safety Office

Sláinte agus Sábháilteacht

5 Carrigside, College Road, Cork