Work Health and Safety
Our Health and Safety team provide work health and safety advice to help keep our campuses safe for all staff, students, contractors and visitors.
Contractor sign-in at Curtin
From November 1st, 2023, contractors are required to sign-in when arriving on Curtin premises.
Sign-in is required via an app on mobile devices or through the use of static QR codes available on location at Bentley, Perth City, Midland, Tech Park and Kalgoorlie campuses.
For more information, please refer to the website.
Safety on Campus
In recent months there have been several incidents on campus related to interactions between cyclists, vehicles and pedestrians. These incidents have occurred on roadways, shared zones, crosswalks, within carparks and on internal pathways. Thankfully in each of these instances the incidents only resulted in minor injuries to those involved.
Report incidents and hazards in CHARM
Staff and students must be aware of the hazards and appropriate controls prior to handling a chemical. You can access ChemAlert to obtain this information so that you can accurately complete a risk assessment for your process, project, reaction, or task.
Policies and Procedures
View our health and safety Policies, Procedures and Guidelines.
Health and Safety Representatives
Health and Safety Representatives are Curtin staff who are elected to identify, communicate and respond to health and safety issues in the workplace.
Safety alerts and bulletins
Keep up to date with the latest safety alerts and bulletins
Health and Safety Alerts are prompted by significant incidents that occurred across our campuses.
Hazardous materials include asbestos, chemicals, biological materials, poisons, radiation and lasers.
Contractors & Consultants
Assistance for Contractors, Sub-Contractors and Consultants to carry out their work in a safe and compliant manner.
Health and safety training
Online health and safety training is available for staff and students.
The Operations and Maintenance Team have noted several requests to repair/replace power points that are being damaged due to the use of unsuitable power chargers/adapter plugs.
In recent months there have been several incidents on campus related to interactions between cyclists, vehicles and pedestrians.
It does not take much power to do eye damage with a laser pointer. Access the safety alert to learn about laser pointer safety.
Our staff member fell from a ladder and dislocated their shoulder. Access the safety alert to learn about ladder safety.