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KUST checked all the first aid boxes in the university with its requirements

As an ongoing procedure for keeping the health and safety aspects to the highest standards possible, all the first aid boxes in the university are checked and re-provided with its requirements under the supervision of the health and safety office’s …

HEALTH AND SAFETY DIRECTORATES OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES AND INSTITUTES MEETING

On 16th April 2019, Mr Kardo Jamal, Director of Health and Safety unit at Komar University of Science and Technology participated in a meeting held in the Conference Hall and chaired by Dr. Mohammed Hussein, Head of Quality Assurance Institution …

Safety checks carried out on KUST Campus

Komar University of Science and Technology, Health and Safety Department via a specialized LPG Gas System company, safety checks carried out on the university campus on November 14th, 2018. The aim of the checking was to ensure the safety of …

Health and Safety team from the MHE visits KUST

On 27th June,2018 a team from the MHE (Ministry of Higher Education) visited the Komar university campus. They were greeted by the Director of the directorate of health and safety of the university, which was then followed by a tour of …

KUST updates its fire systems

Komar University of Science and Technology, Health and Safety Department has updated its fire systems; including updating dry and powder extinguishers throughout the University.  The semi-annual process was supervised by Mr Kardo Jamal (KUST Health and Safety Director) to provide a safe …

KUST Health and Safety office held as seminar on ‘First Aid Training’

On the 11th and 12th February, KUST Health and Safety office held a seminar on ‘First Aid Training’ organised by Mr Hawkar Hama Brahim.  The aim of the seminar was to inform KUST newly students on what to do during …

Safety checks carried out on KUST Campus

Komar University of Science and Technology, Health and Safety Department via a specialized LPG Gas System company, safety checks carried out on the university campus on February 7th, 2018. The aim of the checking was to ensure the safety of …

KUST Health and Safety office held a workshop on ‘First Aid Training’

On the 28th January, KUST Health and Safety office held a workshop on ‘First Aid Training’ organised by Mr Hawkar Hama Brahim.  The aim of the workshop was to inform employees on what to do during an accident and how …

A Comprehensive First Aid Seminar at KUST

Komar University of Science and Technology, Office of Health and Safety arranged a comprehensive seminar on “First Aid” for KUST staff members on November 22nd, 2017. The seminar was conducted by Mr. Karzan M. Fuad from Faruq Medical Center FMC. …

Mission

The department of health and safety in KUST aims to monitor and insure that safety rules are being followed and implemented.

The department of health and safety in KUST aims to monitor and insure that safety rules are being followed and implemented.

:ئامانج

به‌شی ته‌ندروستی و سه‌لامه‌تی له‌ زانكۆی كۆمار بۆ زانست و ته‌كنه‌لۆجیا ئامانجى به‌رده‌وام چاودێری جێبه‌جێكردن و دڵنیا بوونه‌وه‌یه‌ له‌ شێوازى جێبه‌جێكردنى یاساكانی ته‌ندروستی و سه‌لامه‌تی له‌ زانكۆدا

Vision

Our department’s vision is to protect the health and safety of all students, staff, faculties and visitors of KUST by providing an environment free of hazards.

:دیدگا

به‌شی ته‌ندروستی و سه‌لامه‌تی له‌ زانكۆی كۆمار بۆ زانست و ته‌كنه‌لۆجیا كار ده‌كات بۆ پاراستنی ته‌ندروستی و سه‌لامه‌تی گشتی فێرخوازان و كارمه‌ندان و مامۆستایان و میوانانی زانكۆ به‌ دابینكردنی ژینگه‌یه‌كی دوور له‌ مه‌ترسی

Responsibilities of KUST Employees

Employees

All employees, students and individuals working for the University have a duty to:

· Take reasonable care for the health and safety at work for themselves and any other people who might be affected by their acts or omissions.

· Observe safety rules at all times and co-operate with the University in matters of health and safety.

· Not intentionally or recklessly misuse anything provided in the interests of health, safety and welfare.

· Report all accidents and dangerous occurrences whether persons are injured or not.

· Always use equipment provided in the interests of safety in case of need.

· Follow health and safety instructions and report anything considered a serious danger.

· Report any shortcomings in the protection arrangements for health and safety to the health and safety Directories.

Resolution of Health and Safety Issues

Employees

All employees, students and individuals working for the University have a duty to:

· Take reasonable care for the health and safety at work for themselves and any other people who might be affected by their acts or omissions.

· Observe safety rules at all times and co-operate with the University in matters of health and safety.

· Not intentionally or recklessly misuse anything provided in the interests of health, safety and welfare.

· Report all accidents and dangerous occurrences whether persons are injured or not.

· Always use equipment provided in the interests of safety in case of need.

· Follow health and safety instructions and report anything considered a serious danger.

· Report any shortcomings in the protection arrangements for health and safety to the health and safety Directories.

Safety of Visitors:

Visitors must be given appropriate information and instruction regarding relevant risks to their health and safety. This should include information about emergency procedures.

Adequate supervision of visitors whilst on the premises is necessary to ensure they do not endanger themselves or other personnel.

Access to laboratory areas, workshops and similar areas should be restricted and only allowed under supervision.

The University does not encourage the presence of children on site. At the same time it is recognised that emergency arrangements may occasionally be necessary for working parents. On these occasions, it is the responsibility of the parent to make the Head of Unit aware of the child’s presence and to discuss health and safety aspects with the Head of Unit at the time.

GENERAL SAFETY RULES

1. Report all work injuries and illnesses immediately.

2. Report all Unsafe Acts or Unsafe Conditions to Health and Safety Unit.

3. Use seat belts when in KUST vehicles.

4. Firearms, weapons, or explosives are not permitted in KUST Campus.

5. Use, possession, sale or being under the influence of illegal drugs, misuse of prescription drugs and/or alcohol is not permitted in KUST campus.

6. Only authorized and trained Employees may repair or adjust machinery and equipment.

7. Only qualified and trained Employees may work on or near Exposed Energized Electrical Parts or Electrical Equipment. Follow Electrical Safety Rules when working with electrically powered machines and equipment.

8. Keep work areas clean and aisles clear. Do not block emergency equipment or exits.

9. Wear and use the prescribed Personal Protective Safety Equipment. This includes foot protection, head protection, gloves, etc. (based on the task requirement)

10. Smoking is permitted only in the designated “Smoking Areas”.

11. Never take risks when it comes to safety

12. Obey safety signs, stickers, and tags.

13. Do not perform a task unless you’ve been trained and you are aware of the hazards as well as how to eliminate them.

14. Never leave machinery running unattended.

15. Never walk in front of a forklift, tractor, or any other heavy machine; the operator may not have seen you—and, even if he has, there’s always room for error, so make sure that error isn’t you being trampled.

16. In case of emergency follow the exit signs.

17. Know and plan the nearest emergency exits near you and know the locations of the assembly point.

Rules for Animals

Dogs and/or other animals are not allowed in KUST campus.

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Kardo Jamal

Acting Director