You can find more information here about the laboratories in Sport and Exercise Science, the activities you may want to undertake and the hazards you may be exposed to. The contents are intended for sports science teaching and research groups (PENRG, SPARKLE and S3G) and associated visitors.
These pages are in addition to the university health and safety pages. You must read and understand the university policies and procedures before referring to the material here.
You must not work in the Sport and Exercise Science laboratories without reading the material on this site and going through an induction with the person responsible for all areas you wish to use.
Due to the pandemic additional precautions are required to keep yourself and others safe. The university has online resources with details of how you should act here. As well as general guidance here the government has released guidance for safe work in laboratories here. The HSE has information and guidance here. There are covid related university and faculty risk assessments as well as the local risk assessments and SOPs you can find under the links above. You must not return to work without informing the head of sport. You may be required to fill in a personal risk assessment before you return to work. Returning to work means working anywhere for the university that is not your home. To help make the process easier we have put together this step by step guide to the additional process you need to go through before you return to work during the pandemic: https://sportsciencesafety.stir.ac.uk/covid-19rtn/
If you have the misfortune of testing positive for Covid-19, the university has guidance here . You will need to have a return to work interview with you line manager after self isolation just like any other absence due to illness.
The process is the same for anyone who wants to do Sports Science work at The University of Stirling.
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