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Estate Services
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Health and safety

Estate Services provides specialist health and safety support on all aspects of work on the University estate to staff and contractors. Key areas of support include:

  •     Procurement - particularly aspects of CDM
  •     Constructability reviews during scheme development
  •     Contractor selection
  •     Performance monitoring of works and contractors – refer to the contractors code of practice.
  •     Administering of permits
  •     Accident/incident monitoring and reporting, and carrying out investigations
  •     Campus audits and investigations
  •     Cascading of construction health and safety information to staff and contractors as appropriate by means of Construction Safety Bulletins

Gas safety - the University of Exeter operate and manage an independent gas network. The gas safety case and any major gas works come under the management of Estate Services with a specialist consultant appointed as the Gas Safety Engineer.

High voltage system - the University of Exeter operates an independent high voltage power network. A consultant is appointed as authorising engineer with a number of staff within Estate Services appointed as authorised persons (electrical).  A strict permit and lock out system is operated and managed for works on the high voltage network.

Safety manual - staff within Estate Services operate under the University health and safety policy and procedures.