The use of physical agents (sources of energy) has the potential to cause disease or injury to humans and may also damage the environment. This information explains the hazards at the University and provides guidance on protecting yourself and others against harm.
University is required to protect employees and others from exposure to AOR by eliminating or reducing the risk.
The Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Standard applies to EMF at the University that presents a significant risk to health and safety.
The University has strict rules on the use of ionising radiation such as x-rays and radioactive substances.
The University is required to protect the eyes and skin of staff and others from exposure to laser beams by eliminating or reducing the risk.
Guidance on preventing the risk of hearing damage from the effects of noise and vibration.
Non-ionising radiation is radiation that can interact with people, equipment and substances and cause health and safety effects.