Faculty Statement

The Faculty of Natural Sciences is committed to pursuing excellence in research and teaching and, ensuring the health and safety of staff, students, visitors, contractors and members of the public who are, or may be, affected by Faculty activities.

Risk assessment of health, safety and environmental hazards and the identification of the relevant control measures, is a vital part of good management.

Read the full Faculty Health & Safety Statement

Faculty Health and Safety Team

The Faculty of Natural Sciences Health and Safety Team advise on health and safety matters across all Departments in the Faculty. The aim is to support the academic mission by coordinating the implementation of College policies consistently and efficiently while ensuring the health and safety of those working for and in Faculty and Department locations.

The team members have a range of experience and technical expertise from different subject areas of scientific research and industry. The team work closely with Departmental appointed safety advisors and the central College support services (Safety, Occupational Health and Fire) to provide competent safety advice. The team members have office locations within the Departments, with some members rotating around different offices during the week.

The subject areas of expertise and contact details are included in the table below. Please contact a member of the team if you have any health and safety related questions.

H&S team

  • Mr Stefan L.B. Hoyle MSc CMIOSH

    Mr Stefan L.B. Hoyle

    Personal details

    Mr Stefan L.B. Hoyle MSc CMIOSH Faculty of Natural Sciences Head of Health and Safety

    07872 850018 or Skype: stef1885

    Particular subject areas of expertise:

    Biological safety
    Offsite working
    Genetically Modified Organisms
    Chemical Safety
    Risk assessments
    Computer Health
    Outreach and events safety

    Location

    Chemistry building – 242

    Sir Alexander Fleming building - 518

    Silwood Campus – Hamilton building – G.16

  • Dr Olga Kuzmina FHEA CSci CChem MRSC

    Dr Olga Kuzmina

    Personal details

    Dr Olga Kuzmina FHEA CSci CChem MRSC Faculty of Natural Sciences Safety Adviser

    07566950899

    PARTICULAR SUBJECT AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

    Chemical Safety / Chemical Storage/ Chemical Handling
    Safe experimental/equipment design
    Risk assessments
    Standard Operating Procedures
    Outreach and events safety

    Location

    Chemistry building – 242

    Blackett Building - 325

  • Mr Anthony Marchant MSc

    Mr Anthony Marchant

    Personal details

    Mr Anthony Marchant MSc Faculty of Natural Sciences Safety Officer

    07714051673

    Particular subject areas of expertise:

    Workplace Inspections
    Incident Investigation
    Chemical Safety
    First Aid
    Hydrofluoric Acid Safety
    Manual Handling
    Ladders & Steps Safety
    Computer Health
    Booking Fire Training

    Location

    Chemistry building – 242

    Sir Alexander Fleming building - 518

    Blackett Building - 325

  • Dr Mehriban Ulusoy AMRSC

    Dr Mehriban Ulusoy

    Personal details

    Dr Mehriban Ulusoy AMRSC Faculty of Natural Sciences Safety Officer

    07714051234

    Particular subject areas of expertise:

    Workplace Inspections
    Incident Investigation
    Chemical safety
    Nanotechnology
    Biological Safety
    Computer Health

    Location

    Chemistry building – 242

    Blackett Building - 325

    Sir Alexander Fleming Building - 518

  • Mr Richard Price

    Mr Richard Price

    Personal details

    Mr Richard Price Faculty of Natural Sciences Electrical Testing Technician

    07714051693

    Particular subject areas of expertise:

    Electrical Safety
    Portable Appliance Testing

    Location

    Sir Alexander Fleming building  - 375A

    Silwood Campus – Hamilton building – G.16