CERN Accelerating science

Health and Safety

Mission

The mission of the Health and Safety Commission is to examine issues related to occupational health and safety, and environmental protection, which are of interest to the Association.

 

Scope of activities

In order to fulfil its mission, the Health and Safety Commission shall:

  • examine questions relating to the interpretation to be given to a normative text of CERN in terms of occupational health and safety, and environmental protection;
  • examine, at the request of a body of the Association, or the Association itself, any document or case that requires an opinion on aspects related to occupational health and safety, and environmental protection;
  • prepare, together with the representatives appointed by the Association, the meetings of CERN bodies related to occupational health and safety, and environmental protection.

 

Means

In order to fulfil its mission, the Health and Safety Commission:

  • shall be composed of one or two coordinators and members, who are all from the Council and appointed by it; in accordance with Article V.5.7 of the Statutes of the Association, members may also be appointed by the Council from among the members of the Association;
  • shall receive, to the extent possible, logistical support from the Secretariat of the Association for document management, as well as the establishment and maintenance of tools and databases;
  • may collaborate with other internal commissions and bodies of the Association to carry out its mission;
  • may, with the agreement of the Executive Committee and/or the Council, engage the services of experts;
  • may provide its members with training related to its mission.
 

Coordinators

Oliver Boettcher, Nadine Conan