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Faculty of Science

Faculty Work Health and Safety - General

Working from home. 
The Faculty does not support home-based work arrangements on an ongoing basis but recognises that staff will be required to undertake work from home from time to time. In these cases a risk asssessment of the area to be used needs to be undertaken by the employee. A proforma check list is provided to assist in assessing risks involved.

 Working From Home Forms

Training & Training Resources

Training is an important part of the University's strategy to ensure the health, safety and welfare of its employees. The University offers a wide range of Health and Safety Courses throughout the year. All courses are free to Macquarie University Staff. The Training Schedule is regularly updated with new courses as they are announced.

To access this and to obtain information on all WH&S inductions new staff, HDR students and visitors are required to undertake please see Induction and Training

General Laboratory Safety Guidelines. Laboratory Procedures and Practices. Laboratory safety begins with a safe attitude. The guidlines set out, provide a starting point for planning and maintaining safety in the laboratory.


NSW Workcover

Safe Work Australia 


SafetyTalk Newsletter


To make comments or suggestions or for further information about WHS in the Faculty please contact Michael Carley x9725.