Safety Seminar booking form

What is the seminar?

The seminar runs every Tuesday morning and provides an introduction to the University, explores some hazards that may be faced on site and explains the key safety rules for working at UWE Bristol. It is followed by a free but mandatory UKATA accredited asbestos awareness training. Available dates are shown on the booking form.

The seminar consists of a one hour presentation followed by a half hour for administration and comfort breaks. The asbestos training follows and lasts approximately three hours.

Important: If you have a valid UKATA or IATP accredited certificate then please send a copy 48 hours after your booking to

Who has to attend and why?

All contractors and consultants working at UWE Bristol must carry a valid contractor pass. We will only issue passes to contractors with a reasonable level of safety awareness. Therefore, to obtain a new pass or renew an existing pass you must attend the UWE Bristol Safety Seminar.

Your contractors pass will be produced within five working days and can be collected by the individual person from the Security Office in room 1E20 on Frenchay Campus. The pass is valid for two years.

Documents required

New pass applications

Please bring two current colour photographs of passport size and quality, printed on photo quality paper to the seminar.

Renewal pass applications

Please bring your existing Contractor Pass to the seminar. If it has been lost, then a charge of £5 will be payable for a replacement card in the first instance.

Lost, damaged or stolen passes

Please contact the Estates and Facilities department for a replacement c ard form. A charge of £5 will be payable in the first instance. You do not need to book on to the s eminar if you attended within the last two years.

CSCS cards/Safety Passport Scheme

To complete the booking form you must supply a valid Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) or industry affiliated card number (e.g. CPCS, CISRS, JIB etc.) or for non-construction operatives, a valid Safety Passport Scheme card. Please note that these details will be checked. Without this number you will not be able to complete the booking form and will not be able to attend. Operatives must bring their cards with them to the seminar and carry them at all times while at work on UWE Bristol sites.

Asbestos training certificates

Once you have attended the asbestos awareness course and passed the asbestos test following the training you will automatically be registered as a valid contractor to work on UWE Bristol premises. If you require your asbestos training certificate an administration fee of £50+VAT per certificate is applicable. Please make the your request via email to

Contact details of the Estates Office

If you need help, please ring the Facilities helpdesk on 0117 32 81222*

(*just dial 222 if on campus)

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