Health & safety

Caution wet floor

In case of emergency

In the event of a life threatening emergency contact Police/Ambulance/Fire on 0-000. Please be sure to dial the first 0 to make calls external to the University.

If you have concerns for your personal safety call ANU Security 52249. If there is no answer, and you are in an emergency call 000, otherwise keep calling ANU Security until an officer answers. Do not leave a message. Make yourself familiar with the ANU Security number or put it in your phone.

If safe to do so, note and report the incident to ANU security on 52249 or your Supervisor or Area Warden.

An Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) is located outside the Student Administration office, L2, Building 26C. 

In case of fire

  • Do not use the lifts
  • Use the fire stairs only (do not use the main, open stairs in Building 26C)
  • Feel doors for heat before you open them - if hot, do not open
  • Close doors behind you, but do not lock them
  • Follow the instructions of the emergency wardens
  • Take your personal possessions such as wallets, keys, mobile devices and handbags with you
  • Make your way to designated evacuation point and wait for further instructions
  • Be aware of the layout of the floor the location of all exits points, fire fighting equipment and red phones. Be aware of all procedures - further information can be found at the Fire Safety page of the ANU Facilities & Services Division.

Report an incident

To report an incident:

1. log in to HORUS

2. click Main Menu

3. click WHS Incident Notification

4. click Submit Incident Notification.

Stay Safe on Campus with the ANU OK app

The University has launched a free app to help students and staff remain safe on campus.

It provides quick and easy access to security and essential services in case of an emergency.

ANU OK is available for free download on Android and iOS devices.

The Key features of ANU OK are direct access to:

  • ANU security
  • All Emergency Services
  • Safety Escorts
  • Campus Community Forum
  • Support, Counselling and health 
  • Legal, financial and Housing advice 
  • Lost and found items
  • Life on campus tips 
  • Academic support

Health & safety representatives

Health and Safety representatives have wide ranging powers under the legislation to promote the health and safety at work of people in their designated work group (DWG). Broadly these powers are: 

  • represent the workers in the DWG in matters relating to work health and safety
  • monitor the measures taken by the University or the University’s representative in compliance with the Act in relation to workers in the DWG
  • investigate complaints from members of the DWG relating to work health and safety
  • inquire into anything that appears to be a risk to the health or safety of workers in the DWG, arising from the conduct of the University
  • initiating emergency stop work procedures (if trained)
  • issue Provisional Improvement Notices (PIN) (if trained)
 Linda Parker

(+61) 2 612 59343

Mr Drew Treasure

Deputy IT Manager

(+61) 2 612 52443

Updated:   16 April 2015 / Responsible Officer:  Dean, Business & Economics / Page Contact:  College Web Team