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The purpose of the Health, Safety, and Environment Committee (HSEC) at Gulf Medical University is to ensure the well-being, safety, and environmental sustainability of all students, faculty, staff, and visitors on campus.




Vice Chancellor Academic

  • Vice Chancellor Academic (Chair)

  • Chief Operating Officer

  • Health and Safety Officer

  • Faculty Representatives: Nominated by each College Dean

  • Student Representatives: Nominate by the Committee Chair

  • Head of Student Affairs

  • Manager of the IT Department

  • Manage of the Learning Resource Center

Term of office

Two years (Renewable once)

Frequency of Meetings

At least two times per year

Reporting to




Decision-Making & Voting Right

The committee adopts a collaborative decision-making approach. Every member has voting rights including students. A simple majority, defined as more than 50%, is necessary for the approval of any given decision.


  • Developing and reviewing health, safety, and environmental policies and procedures for the university campus.

  • Coordinating regular inspections and risk assessments to identify potential hazards and environmental concerns.

  • Promoting awareness and training programs on health, safety, and environmental sustainability for all members of the university community.

  • Establishing emergency response plans and procedures, including evacuation plans, fire drills, and emergency communication systems.

  • Collaborating with relevant departments to ensure compliance with local health, safety, and environmental regulations.

  • Investigating and reporting accidents, incidents, and near misses on campus, and recommending corrective actions.

  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of health, safety, and environmental programs and initiatives.

  • Reviewing and recommending improvements to campus infrastructure, facilities, and equipment to enhance safety, health, and environmental sustainability.

  • Promoting environmentally friendly practices and initiatives to minimize the university's ecological footprint.

  • Maintaining records and documentation related to health, safety, and environmental activities.

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