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Health and safety contacts, resources and information


Safety People 

There are a number of health and safety related people on all campuses with different roles and responsibilities to assist you with any enquiries.  These staff members, in conjunction with the University's Safety Committees, work together to ensure the safety of the University's employees, students and visitors. These people include:

Safety Committees 

The University also operates a number of safety committees, including the University Safety Committee and an Emergency Planning Committee.

Emergency Contacts

In an emergency, please use the USQ Emergency numbers.


Policies, procedures, manuals and instructions

Workplace health and safety policy, procedures, manuals and instructions have been developed to assist and protect employees at USQ.   

Forms, publications and factsheets

USQSafe forms, publications and factsheets have also been developed to assist with a range of work health and safety procedures at the University.

WHS guidance material

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) includes information for employees, visitors and students who may have questions regarding the indoor air quality in the buildings at the University of Southern Queensland.

Scents in the workplace provides information on how to address the delicate issues surrounding scents that cause health concerns.

Online systems

UniHIRTS - Report an Incident or Hazards on UniHIRTS (University Incident and Hazard Reporting System)

SRMS - Safety Risk Management System – Develop/view/approve a risk assessment or risk management plan

Chemwatch – Manage your hazardous chemicals online

Safety training and resources

Training and information sessions

Safety induction training

Computer workstation ergonomics

Safety Management System - Project Zero

Project Zero is the Work Health and Safety Management System (WHSMS) within USQ. Project Zero has been developed to provide a strategic focus and framework for USQ initiatives in the field of Workplace Health and Safety (WHS).

The aim of Project Zero is to provide USQ with a comprehensive system to plan, implement, evaluate, review and audit the effectiveness of existing and future policies, procedures and work practices, and achieve compliance with relevant legislation.