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Departmental Safety Representative Conference

​​Departmental Safety Representative Conference 2024

 

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​Agenda:

  • Introduction to Conference

  • Safe Community Pledge

  • A Recap and Update of the Dangerous Goods Ordinance

  • Review of Year and discussion of recent trends in reported accidents

  • Safety Training Workshops

  • Update on measures being taken by Safety Office to ensure University complies with the new Dangerous Goods (DG) regulations

  • HeartSaver & First Aid Training - Role of HKUMed American Heart Association International Training Centre (HKUMed AHA ITC)

​​Departmental Safety Representative Conference 2023

​Agenda:

  • Introduction to Safety Office and the Role of DSR's in HKU

  • Safety Office Website Refresh and Specialised Safety Training Workshops

  • Update on measures being taken by Safety Office to ensure University complies with the new Dangerous Goods (DG) regulations

  • Update of provision of AED

  • New training by Faculty of Medicine for First Aid, CPR and AED training

Links to the presentations of the confernece can be found here: 

  • Presentation by Dr Paul Hunt, Director of Safety

    • Safety Office and DSR 2023

    • Web site and Training talk DSR meeting 2023

    • First Aid and AED

  • Presentation by Dr Arthur Leung, Assistant Director of Safety

    • The new Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR)

      • Slide 35​

      • Slide 36

  • Presentation by Ms Yvonne Wong, Nurse In-charge

    • HKU Health System Clinical Centre - HKU Med

Departmental Safety Representative Conference 2010

Two examples of good practice were presentations given by Mr Dickson Lau of the Laboratory Animal Unit and by Ms Esther Woo from the Library at the Departmental Safety Representatives (DSR's) workshop on the 4th of March 2010.

  • Presentation by Mr Dickson Lau

  • Presentation by Ms Esther Woo

  1. Clearly defined areas of responsibility are extremely helpful. DSR's were appointed for functional areas.

  2. Identify the hazards and institute the appropriate controls. What was interesting here was the variety of hazards in both work settings; some were common issues but others were quite unique.

  3. Feedback and communication is important. We can all learn from staff "on the front line".

  4. The importance of training.

The presentations highlight the safety management system adopted in their respective departments and illustrate the importance of a well organised, systematic, proactive management scheme. A number of common themes emerged from these talks:-

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