Workplace Safety

These pages will provide the information on how to manage Health and Safety Services in the Workplace.

National Services Scotland

NSS will take all reasonable steps to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the continued improvement of health, safety and wellbeing in the workplace including undertaking regular reviews of our health and safety performance to identify areas of concern and ensuring that the appropriate corrective action is taken where necessary and continue to improve health and safety standards in all of our workplaces.

 If you require additional information you can contact the NSS Health & Safety Advisors through HR Connect Contact Us / Health and Safety 

NHS 24

NHS 24 recognises the importance of providing a safe working environment for its staff. We continue to work with our Occupational Health and Safety Providers which provides assurance that we are committed to the provision of a safe environment.

The NHS 24 Area Health and Safety Committee meet quarterly to discuss all Health & Safety matters related to NHS 24 sites. The Committee members consist of both management and staff side representatives with a visual hierarchy available below.

In addition, the Area Health & Safety Committee Terms of Reference is provided below along with the minutes from the Health and Safety meetings.

NHS Education for Scotland

A number of documents providing winter safety advice are listed below:

NHS Golden Jubilee

Work Activity Risk Assessment Form

This form should be used when considering new ways of working.

Fire Action Plan

To be completed by each department.

Fire Safety Evacuation Training Proforma

As noted within NHS Golden Jubilee's Fire Safety Policy, line managers are responsible for ensuring all staff members within a ward area complete evacuation training annually.  This proforma has been developed to identify the points that require to be covered during the fire safety evacuation training process, either by the line manager or nominated fire safety rep for the area, and also to record the training activity for local retention.

Fire Safety Guidance

The risk of fire, either accidental or wilful, is a potential hazard in all NHS Premises. The aim of this guidance is to signpost managers and staff to fire safety policies and procedures currently available within NHS Golden Jubilee.

Fire Safety Rep Training Proforma

This proforma has been developed to confirm that the health and safety manager has discussed the content of the evacuation training for ward based staff with the fire safety rep, and the fire safety rep is now prepared to provide evacuation training for staff in their ward area as per the Fire Safety Policy, Fire Safety Evacuation Training Proforma and Fire Safety Rep Flow Chart.

Fire Safety Rep Flow Chart

Highlights procedures to be followed by fire safety reps.

Work Equipment Guidance

This document provides information about the legal requirements that NHS Golden Jubilee has in relation to the use of work equipment.

Violence and Aggression Risk Assessment Form

This risk assessment should be conducted in consultation with employees and reviewed at least annually or after an incident has occurred. If a major change is required as part of a review a new form must be completed.

Managing Violence and Aggression Guidance

Guidance on the interpretation of the Managing Violence and Aggression Policy.

Violence and Aggression Risk Assessment Form

This risk assessment should be conducted in consultation with employees and reviewed at least annually or after an incident has occurred. If a major change is required as part of a review a new form must be completed.

Public Health Scotland

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If you require additional information you can contact the NSS Health & Safety Advisors through HR Connect Contact Us / Health and Safety