Where to find us


Map location (A2)

Imperial College Safety Department 
Level 4, Sherfield Building (West)
South Kensington Campus
London SW7 2AZ

Contact us

Telephone: 020 7594 9423
E-mail: safetydept@imperial.ac.uk

Mission Statement and Role

Mission Statement

Sharing our knowledge and expertise, we will work in a collaborative and trusting manner to ensure the safety of all members of the College, its neighbours and any parties affected by our activities at all times.

The role of the Safety Department is to ensure that:

  • the College provides a safe working environment for all staff, students and visitors
  • all College activities are undertaken in a safe manner, and
  • the College complies with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act and other relevant legislation

In undertaking this role, the Safety Department:

  • provides expert advice on safety matters to the College
  • develops policies on safety issues and prepares codes of practice and guidance notes on a wide range of subjects
  • audits compliance with College safety policies & national standards
  • liases with statutory authorities
  • provides safety training and advice on specialist needs
  • advises on environmental monitoring