Health & Safety
The Institute has a plan in place to respond to the potential threat from Influenza A(H1N1)/Swine Flu to the health of students and staff, and the operation of the Institute. The management of this plan is initially overseen by the Senior Management Team.
This site will keep you up-to-date with the precautions and actions the college is taking to mitigate the impact of Influenza. Please check regularly for updates. Select here to view important information.
What should I do in the event of an accident?
In the event of an accident on Institute premises or a sports injury off campus students should immediately notify an appropriate staff member and the Institute Nurse - [particularly where an injury has occurred]. In addition, an Accident/Incident Report Form, available from the School Secretary/Health Centre/Caretakers Office must be completed and returned within 24 hours of the accident.
What is the situation regarding Health & Safety in the Institute?
A number of staff are trained in First Aid and First Aid kits are available throughout the Institute. Kits are also available to Clubs and Societies. Students will be briefed on particular procedures within their own individual academic Departments.
IT Tallaght is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for students and staff in accordance with the Health & Safety & Welfare at Work Act 2005. In order to maintain health and safety standards, students are obliged to comply with certain rules, regulations and procedures as contained in this Handbook or as notified from time to time.