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Rachel Doyle - Head of OHSaW

 As the Head of OHSaW, my role is to ensure that the University meets the necessary legislative obligations and drives the continuous improvement of health & safety Management at Strathclyde.

I have also developed a University wide Safety, Health & Wellbeing strategy to ensure that Strathclyde is a leader in the field of health & safety.

Prior to joining Strathclyde, I worked for the Health & Safety Executive as an H.M Inspector as well as various companies in senior health & safety management roles.

I hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety and I am also a Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH).

Rachel is supported by Irene. If you have any queries that need to be directed to Rachel, please contact Irene here.

Pamela Loughlin - Risk & Resilience Manager


 As well as acting as the line manager for the team of Safety Advisers, my key role is to act as the lead for the OHS audit programme to monitor the University's health & safety management performance, which ensures compliance with our statutory duties.

Where opportunities for improvement are identified, I support the relevant personnel with implementing the required changes.

Initially starting work in Risk Management, I have worked in various health & safety roles in the public sector for over 20 years, advising on a wide range of safety matters. I am also a Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH).

Pamela is supported by Jo. If you are unable to contact Pamela, then please contact Jo here.

Health & Safety Adviser


This position is currently vacant.

Wes Boulstridge - Fire Safety Adviser


 As the University's Fire Safety Advisor, my role is to carry out fire risk assessments, deliver fire safety training and to provide advice and guidance in all fire safety related matters.

This is done to ensure that the management of fire safety throughout the University complies with current legislation and sector specific guidance.

I previously worked in the Royal Air Force as a firefighter and the Fire & Rescue Service as a fire safety enforcement officer before joining the University in 2014.

Richard Wright - Radiation Protection Officer


As the University's Radiation Protection Officer, my role is to ensure that work with all forms of radiation within the University is carried out as safely as possible, and in accordance with all relevant legislation to protect both people and the environment.

This involves liaising with the various departments who are using radiations, the University's RPA and government organisations.

I previously worked for the Royal Navy as a member of the various health physics teams, before joining the University in 2015.

Sarah Carroll - Biological Safety Adviser


As the University's Biological Safety Adviser, I am responsible for the management of health & safety matters related to biological risks within the University to ensure legal compliance.

This includes providing advice to the University's biological community on both strategic planning for biological safety and daily operational issues, to promote a positive health & safety culture.

I completed my Ph.D at the University of Glasgow in 2002 after which I worked in the field of cardiac research, before joining the University in 2016.

Katrina Rae - Chemical Safety Advisor


As the University’s Chemical safety Adviser, my role is to provide support and advice on chemical health and safety matters within the University community.

This includes maintaining up to date guidance, managing chemical safety to ensure legal compliance within the organisation and delivering training.

I previously worked with the Cancer Research UK Formulation Unit before joining the University in 2019.      

Health & Safety Co-ordinator


This position is currently vacant.


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