HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
The purpose of the Health, Safety, and Environment Committee (HSEC) at Gulf Medical University is to ensure the well-being, safety, and environmental sustainability of all students, faculty, staff, and visitors on campus.
Vice Chancellor Academic
Vice Chancellor Academic (Chair)
Chief Operating Officer
Health and Safety Officer
Faculty Representatives: Nominated by each College Dean
Student Representatives: Nominate by the Committee Chair
Head of Student Affairs
Manager of the IT Department
Manage of the Learning Resource Center
Term of office
Two years (Renewable once)
Frequency of Meetings
At least two times per year
Decision-Making & Voting Right
The committee adopts a collaborative decision-making approach. Every member has voting rights including students. A simple majority, defined as more than 50%, is necessary for the approval of any given decision.
Developing and reviewing health, safety, and environmental policies and procedures for the university campus.
Coordinating regular inspections and risk assessments to identify potential hazards and environmental concerns.
Promoting awareness and training programs on health, safety, and environmental sustainability for all members of the university community.
Establishing emergency response plans and procedures, including evacuation plans, fire drills, and emergency communication systems.
Collaborating with relevant departments to ensure compliance with local health, safety, and environmental regulations.
Investigating and reporting accidents, incidents, and near misses on campus, and recommending corrective actions.
Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of health, safety, and environmental programs and initiatives.
Reviewing and recommending improvements to campus infrastructure, facilities, and equipment to enhance safety, health, and environmental sustainability.
Promoting environmentally friendly practices and initiatives to minimize the university's ecological footprint.
Maintaining records and documentation related to health, safety, and environmental activities.