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OBUHSN-16 Issue 04 April 2009
This Health and Safety Notice should be read and understood by all employees of Oxford Brookes University who have a responsibility concerning any Hall of Residence. This Health and Safety Notice is also applicable to those employees of the University who are living in an Oxford Brookes University Hall of Residence. It should also be read and understood by any students living in a University Hall of Residence.
The Head of Residential Services is responsible for all aspects of health and safety within the Halls of Residence. This responsibility will normally be delegated to the Residences Manager/Site Leads appointed for each Hall.
Residences Managers/Site Leads have the responsibility for implementing and monitoring health and safety within their Hall of Residence. Additionally they will ensure appropriate training is provided to anyone appointed to a position of responsibility in the Hall.
In the event of a fire, serious accident, crime or other emergency in a Hall of Residence, the persons with on-site responsibility for health and safety will manage the situation in accordance with the Hall’s on-site incident management procedures.
If an incident as described in 4 above has involved a threat to the life of any person or serious damage to University property or relocation of the accommodation of any resident, one or more of the following officers of the University must be informed as soon as practicable:
Residences Manager/Site LeadAccommodation Operations ManagerHead of Residential ServicesHead of Student CentralSafety Manager.
Following any incident, an entry will be made in the "Hall Log Book" as soon as possible also noting those officers who have been informed. This entry will be drawn to the attention of the Residences Manager/Site Lead or their deputy on the following day.
After dealing with the consequences of an incident causing or threatening death or any injury to someone in a Hall, the person with on-site responsibility for that Hall at the time is responsible for following the Accident Reporting procedures described in OBUHSN-11.
During semester-time and at other times when the students of Oxford Brookes University are in residence then the Hall Manager or their nominee will:
Students will abide by all of their Hall of
Residence’s rules, regulations and safety procedures. Students will be held responsible for the
conduct of their guests.
Smoking is not permitted in any
study bedroom or other communal areas.
Current List of
Halls of Residence Owned by Oxford Brookes
(As at July 2019)