The University is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its students when undertaking study, research or other work at a University campus or facility or undertaking approved field work activities.
Useful guides including emergency phone numbers for all campuses are available to download
- Get Safe Stay Safe
- Guide to security and personal safety for University students and staff (PDF 149.7 KB)
Student Health and Wellbeing
Work Health and Safety (WHS) Training Online
All students should complete the MyLO Work Health and Safety - Induction and Training module.
Also available, is a specific course located within this module for Post Graduate XGR501 students.
Online Incident Notification System
Please use your University username account and password to login. If you have difficulties logging in, phone 1818.
When notifying via this online form, the system automatically generates a record and emails it to Officers, Business Managers, local Health Safety Representative (HSR) and the Work Health Safety (WHS) Staff. It is important that anyone raising an online incident is mindful that circulation of confidential inappropriate or sensitive information may offend. In accordance with the University Issue Resolution for Work Health and Safety Procedure (PDF 573.9 KB) if you select Work Health and Safety as the Organisational Unit, the information is only sent to WHS until the matter has been discussed with you.
Incident and Investigation Response Procedure
- Insurance Guidelines (includes information on Student Insurance including Graduate Research) (PDF 552 KB)
University of Tasmania
Safe Work Australia
Safe Work Australia is a tripartite body with the primary responsibility to lead the development of policy to improve work health and safety and workers' compensation arrangements across Australia.
- WorkSafe Tasmania works with the Tasmanian community to improve standards of safety and health in workplaces.