Specialist safety help and advice

We have specialists who give advice on the use of ionising radiationionising radiationionising radiation,  non-ionising radiationnon-ionising radiationnon-ionising radiation, noise and vibrationnoise and vibrationnoise and vibration and biological safetybiological safetybiological safety. The University also has sub-committees for ionising radiation and non-ionising radiation.

University specialist safety advisers and officers

  • University Biological Safety Adviser (UBSA) - Dr David Knight
  • University Biological Safety Adviser (UBSA) - TBC - please contact safety@essex.ac.uk 
  • University Ionising Radiation Protection Adviser, Suffolk Radiation Protection Services
    Mr Niall Higbee, contact via UIRPO
  • University Ionising Radiation Protection Officer (UIRPO) - TBC - please contact safety@essex.ac.uk  
  • University Non-Ionising Radiation Protection Adviser (UNIRPA) - TBC - please contact safety@essex.ac.uk  
  • Noise and vibration advice - Dr Adam Woodhouse

Department biological safety officer (DBSO)

Department ionising radiation protection supervisors (DIRPS)

Department non-ionising radiation protection advisers (DNIRPA)

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