Work health and safety

The Research School of Physics and Engineering has an extensive work, health and safety (WHS) program that aims to provide staff and students with the structures, systems and support to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all people within the school. The School has many and varied potential hazards. These potential hazards must be identified, risk assessed, and appropriate controls implemented. The goal is to eliminate harmful incidents or injury.

For life threatening emergencies you should first call:

(0) 000 - then call ANU Security on 612 52249

Chief Fire Warden - Graeme Cornish - 612 53062 / 0404 857 302.

School WHS Contact - Sonia Padrun - 612 50105 or 612 55280

RSPE Work, Health and Safety Committee chair - Prof Tim Senden. Quick link to RSPE WHS committee

HSR (Health and Safety Representative) - Steve Marshall - 612 51572

Incidents: If a hazardous incident or injury occurs, please contact your supervisor immediately or the appropriate person for assistance.

All Hazards/Incidents/Exposures MUST be reported as quickly as practical via Figtree


WHS contacts

RSPE WHS committee

Tim Senden (Chair)Director RSPEChemistry, All
Dimitrios TsifakisCentre for Plasma and
Luda MangosCockcroft 3.02COffice Environment
Jay RidgewellDQS, Physics 1 68Office Environment
David AndersonElectronics
Julie ArnoldEMEOSLO, First Aid,
Mykhaylo LysevychEME, Leonard Huxley 4
Patrick LangFacilities, Cockcroft 4
Huma LatifLaser physics, John Carver, 3.
Ilya ShadrivovNonlinear Physics Centre, Cockcroft 5
Steve TimsNuclear
John BockwinkelNuclear PhysicsPlant /
Daniel TempraNuclear Physics 1
Graeme CornishSchool FacilitiesChief Emergency warden, Buildings, All
James IrwinSchool
Lauren BezzinaStudent
Rowena YewStudent
Jia YangStudent
James SpollardStudent
ANU WHS RepresentitiveWEGBy
Mick CraftWHS ManagerRSPE WHS Manager - All
Keerthi BettadapuraWHS Officer (C3.02B)
Craig YoungWorkshop, Cockcroft 3 13Plant /
Alex ShanahanWorkshop, Cockcroft 3 13Plant /
Last Updated: 26/06/2019

Updated:  4 September 2019/ Responsible Officer:  Director, RSPhys/ Page Contact:  Physics Webmaster