Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak Campus transforms lives through quality education and society through world class research. An essential element of our vibrant organisation is the provision of a safe and supportive working environment for our staff and students. To this end, Swinburne is fully committed to the principles of Occupational Health and Safety and to providing healthy and safe work and learning environments for all persons involved in our activities.
Swinburne University is committed to:
|Role/Decision/Action||Responsibility||Conditions and limitations|
|OHS commitment statement||DVC/CEO|
|OHS Strategic Plan||OHS Section, F&S||Should be prepared based on the consultation of Occupational Health & Safety Committee, taking into account legislative and community expectations.|
|Specification of requirements, guidelines and systems for OHS||OHS Section, F&S|
|OHS risk assessments and OHS performance|
|Risk assessments must be consistent with the University’s Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS) requirement.|
|OHS incident and hazard reporting|
|Must use the University’s OHS incident reporting system.|
The University is smoke-free, as part of the commitment to ensuring a safe and healthy environment for staff, students and visitors.
Smoking is not permitted on University premises including outdoor areas in and around the campus. This includes the electronic cigarettes – or vaping.
The University will support staff and students in promoting and upholding the smoke-free environment.
Staff and students who smoke in contravention of this policy may be disciplined.
Offenders may also be subject to fines of up to RM 10,000 and/or 2 years imprisonment by the enforcers from the State Health Department.
Definitions: Smoking refers to the use of traditional tobacco products. Vaping refers to the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems or electronic smoking devices. These are commonly called e-cigarettes, e-pipes, e-hookahs and e-cigars.