SOAS University of London

Health and Safety

Risk Assessment

Fire Risk Assessments

Fire Risk Assessments for all SOAS buildings can be found under the 'Fire Safety' section of this website.

Maternity Risk Assessment

New and expectant mothers will need to read and complete the form in the Guidance for New and Expectant Mothers for their working environment. Advice on completing the form can be obtained from the Health and Safety Officer.

Artificial Optical Radiation

Any manmade source of light, whether it is visible or invisible is considered to be artificial optical radiation. Office light, computer displays, blowtorches, welding arcs, and stage lighting are all examples of typical light sources. The majority of light sources in most workplaces are considered as safe and do not pose any significant optical risk to workers and therefore do not require any control measures to be put in place. Artificial Optical Radiation Risk Assessment.

Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres

This Risk Assessment covers the storage of flammable goods such as paints, solvents, reagents (paints etc.) at SOAS. Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Risk Assessment.