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DAY ONE SAFETY INDUCTION

This form is to be used for all staff, students and visitors on site EXAMPLES OF SAFETY
for greater than 5 days SIGNS

Yellow triangle
The inductor must: Hazard warning
e.g Bio Hazard
Inform new starter of the building evacuation procedures and alarm system
Blue circle
Inform them of the campus emergency telephone number giving the extension with
Mandatory
STD code in case call made from a mobile. Instruct them to call this number to obtain e.g you must
the Emergency Services instead of dialling 999 wear safety
specs
Inform of frequency of fire drills/testing alarms
Red circle
Show location of: Forbidden/
prohibition
Fire alarm call points
e.g No Entry
Emergency exits Black and
yellow
Evacuation routes Hazardous
Assembly points locations
e.g low
Fire extinguishers (and fire blankets where present) headroom

Show safety notice board (which should give much of this information) Green and
white
Give list of department safety personnel, Divisional/Departmental Safety Advisor Safe condition
e.g fire exit
Inform of local first aid arrangements, giving names and location of first aiders
Red square
Inform of procedure for notifying accidents, near misses and occupational ill health Fire equipment

Inform of function of Safety Department, Occupational Health and Security Orange square
containers of
Show Staff home page indicating sites for staff or student safety/personnel issues, dangerous
Occupational Health, Safety Department, Estates Helpdesk, HR, substances
Divisional/Departmental website e.g flammable
Inform of departments normal working hours and building access hours. Explain lone Red circle
working/outside normal working hours procedures (e.g. signing-in book, buddy system, Highly
informing Security, swipe card system) Restricted
Access
If the person is required to work at different locations, advise on travelling safely
between sites (i.e. cycle safety, areas to avoid if known to be unsafe, safe parking Amber circle
when dark) Restricted
Access
Inform of any known significant hazards or health risks in work environment e.g.
Laboratories, Workshops, Plant Room etc.
Yellow circle
Inform of any Personal Protective Clothing/Equipment (PPE) required if appropriate. Limited
Access
Inform of frequency and function of department/divisional safety committees
Inform of how to obtain safety training (via Line manager or Dept Safety Officer)

REQUIRED INFORMATION
Name of new starter Signature Date

Department name Faculty CID NO:

Status: STAFF STUDENT VISITOR CONTRACTOR OTHER


Name of inductor Signature Date

SECURITY will require this form, appropriately signed, along with other types of identification before
they will issue a College Swipe Card http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/facilitiesmanagement/security/services/idcard
Imperial College Safety Department December 2007 Version 1