Faculty of Environment



Faculty Health and Safety Manager

Sarah Burdall (s.e.burdall@leeds.ac.uk)

Mornings: 0113 34 30480 | Staff Centre, Office 9.02

Afternoons: 0113 34 38042 | Health & Safety Services, 5-9 Willow Terrace Road

Mobile: 07506 707339

Contact in the first instance for:

  • Display screen assessments and actions
  • Hazardous and Healthcare Waste
  • DEFERA Licensed material
  • Internal inspections of the Faculty including Schools/ Institute
  • Accident and incident reporting
  • Occupational Health referrals for laboratory and workshop activities
  • Guidance on University and local Policies and procedure
  • Support for ill health concerns relating to work activities and work environment


I am an experienced and motivated Health and Safety Manager (CMIOSH) with extensive experience in the Higher Education sector.  I am responsible for the professional, operational and strategic support of health and safety across the Faculty.  I have a background in Biological Sciences and have worked in research laboratories before moving into a Health and Safety Role.

School of Earth and Environment

Health & Safety Co-ordinator (SEE)

David Banks (d.a.banks@leeds.ac.uk)

Tel: 0113 34 35244 / 31647 | SEE, Office 10.116

Contact in the first instance for:

  • Field work activities for All Faculty Staff and PGR Student activities
  • Teaching activities SEE
  • First aid SEE
  • Accidents and incidents reporting SEE
  • Management of events SEE

Health & Safety Co-ordinator (SEE)

Jerry Lee (j.lee@leeds.ac.uk)

Tel: 0113 34 35245 | Staff Centre, Office 9.07

Mobile: 07789 271418

Contact in the first instance for:

  • Health and Safety issues related to  buildings and facilities – SEE/ Faculty
  • Chief fire warden (SEE / SCR / Maths)
  • Plant and building projects
  • Accident and incident reporting
  • Insurance inspections of all equipment on the insurance register – SEE
  • Oversight of portable appliance testing compliance
  • Management of visitors including contractors

Health and Safety Administrator (SEE)

Vicki Parker (v.a.parker@leeds.ac.uk)

Tel: 0113 34 32846 | SEE Reception

  • Accidents and incidents reporting – SEE
  • Administrative support to the SEE Health and Safety Coordinators and Health and Safety Committee

Health, Safety and Facilities Technician (SEE)

John Kirk (j.kirk@leeds.ac.uk) | SEE Reception         

  • Portable Appliance Testing – SEE
  • Facilities reporting – SEE

Institute for Transport Studies

Health and Safety Co-ordinator (ITS)

Paul Adams (p.a.adams@leeds.ac.uk)

Tel: 0113 34 32708 | 36-40 University Road, Office G.02

Contact in the first instance for:

  • Chief fire warden (ITS)
  • First Aid
  • Accident and incident reporting
  • Provide manual handling advice to all members of the Institute
  • Portable Appliance Testing – ITS