Work health and safety

COVID-19 - Return to work

COVID-19 Information related to back to work phases being undertaken by the School. Please read for more information or contact your Head of Department or School Executive.

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

RSPhys WHS Manager - Craig Young - 612 57193

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

HSR (Health and Safety Representative)

     Huma Latif - 612 55028

     Ilya Shadrivov - 612 58095

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
Tim SawkinsCockcroft
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
Craig YoungWHS ManagerRSPE WHS Manager - All
Sonia PadrunWHS Officer (C3.02B)
Alex ShanahanWorkshop, Cockcroft 3 13Plant /
Last Updated: 28/11/2019

Updated:  23 June 2020/ Responsible Officer:  Director, RSPhys/ Page Contact:  Physics Webmaster