The Universities Safety and Health Association (USHA) promotes safety and health in higher education ensuring the wellbeing of university staff, students and visitors.

It produces statistical analysis of the sector’s H&S performance, runs events seminars and conferences, and publishes professional standards and guidance documents.

USHA leads the way with consultation and lobbying on national policies on the world stage, and offers members a community of support, knowledge sharing and networking.

USHA Estate Group - One Day Seminar - March 6th 2015


The USHA Estates Group is hosting a one day seminar at Eversheds in London on March 6th.

The event is looking at CDM regulations and issues with Asbestos and is sponsored by HBE Risk Management. Follow the links for:


USHA'S 43rd Spring Conference 2015

"A healthier future in higher education"


How can you change and influence the culture and behaviour in your Institution to get healthy?

Our 2015 spring conference will be thought provoking, giving you the tools to influence staff and students alike.

This is a quality 3 day event open to USHA and HEOP members and sponsored by Sevron - online safety management specialists.

It has attracted leading speakers in their field and relevant to the sector plus UK and overseas Institutions keen to share some innovative projects.

Plus there will be plenty of time to interact and mix with fellow delegates and exhibitors.You will get to sample a traditional 'fish n chip' supper in a restaurant at the end of Bournemouth Pier; the Black Tie Gala Dinner on the second evening is at the Highcliff Marriott Hotel and our after dinner speaker is the TV celebrity, broadcaster, comedian and health campaigner Dr Phil Hammond.

For more information on the conference sessions and keynote speakers, please visit www.usha-conference.org.uk


USHA's Autumn Seminar


Over 100 delegates attended USHA's Autumn Seminar held at the Royal York Hotel which looked at training and competency

The one day seminar focused on developing skills and abilities to identify training needs and design appropriate training, how to engage with those who are disengaged with health and safety, start a training needs analysis, develop an e-learning strategy and discover the advantages of 'blended learning'.

A full report with articles from speakers and delegates appears in the USHA Autumn newsletter

For seminar presentations click here


For seminar photographs click here