OHS Induction

Safety Induction Procedures

If you are a Staff / Affiliate/ Visitor (engaged in laboratory work), or Research student (Honours or Postgraduate) please follow the Chemistry Staff OHS Induction Procedures below.

If you are a Visitor (short term, not involved in laboratory work) you are only required to obtain temporary IT access and collect an Emergency evacuation card from Chemistry Reception.

Online OHS Induction Programs

  • Collect your Chemistry OHS Induction Package from Sarah Williams, Chemistry Reception, Rm 127, 19 Rainforest Walk (the forms can also be downloaded below).
  • Watch the University OHS Induction video located in the my.monash portal under:
    HR & Employment/myDevelopment/Browse for Learning - Mandatory Compliance Training. *please note the link is available 24-48hrs after enrollment.
    Research students can access the University OHS Induction Video via this link (http://www.intranet.monash/staff-development/myDevelopment/student-access).

Safety Induction Procedures and Forms

Chemistry Safety Manual

The material covered in the OHS Induction Module is based on the Chemistry Safety Manual, here for your reference:

Policies and Information

OHS policies, information sheets and hazard alerts

These are issued by the University OHS administration from time to time and deal with matters of concern to many or all members of the University.

Copies may be downloaded from the OHS web site.

Chemistry Zone OHS notice board

The Official Chemistry Zone Occupational Health, Safety Notice Board is located opposite the door to the school tea room (Room 137/23).

Who to contact and get in touch

The OHSE Manager ensures a uniformly high standard of occupational health and safety is achieved across all departments of the Faculty. Individuals must be adequately trained in areas that are relevant to their work, and should be willing to learn and to modify work practices in line with current best OHS procedures.

The first line of communication on OHS matters is between you and your supervisor.

Click here to see a contact list of Safety officers, wardens and safety committee.

The key Chemistry OHS Contacts are below:

Safety Officer, Bldg 23 Warden

Dr Boujemaa Moubaraki

Bld 23/G39A
+61 3 990 54798

Safety Officer, Radiation Safety Officer

Dr Craig Forsyth

Bld 23/G50
+61 3 990 54588

Further Information

For further information regarding Occupational Health & Safety at Monash University, please click here.