EduCativ Posted June 16, 2020 Share Posted June 16, 2020 The history of UQ Gatton dates back to 1897 when the Queensland Agricultural College (QAC) opened as a combined agricultural college and experimental farm. This concluded a 20-year debate by farmers and politicians on ways to boost agricultural production in Queensland. The history of UQ Gatton dates back to 1897 when the Queensland Agricultural College (QAC) opened as a combined agricultural college and experimental farm. This concluded a 20-year debate by farmers and politicians on ways to boost agricultural production in Queensland. UQ Gatton Campus combines the rural traditions of its Queensland Agricultural College heritage with state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities in agriculture, animals, veterinary science, and the environment. The University of Queensland, Gatton Campus is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for staff, students, volunteers, contractors, visitors, and neighbors by the Queensland Work Health and Safety Act (2011). As such, the primary objective is to ensure that Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) is integrated into all our management systems and operations to prevent occupational injury, illness, and incidents. The UQ central OH&S division is based at the St Lucia campus that promotes Occupational Health and Safety within the University of Queensland and seeks to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and national standards. The campus also has OH&S personnel based in Gatton and St Lucia, who facilitate UQ’s OH&S management system within the Faculty of Science, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, School of Veterinary Science, Property and Facilities, and the Office of the Director, Gatton Campus. The UQ Gatton Campus Biosecurity Advisory Committee is a sub-committee of the UQ Gatton Occupational Health & Safety Committee. The Chair of the Committee is a member of the UQ Gatton Occupational Health & Safety Committee and the UQ Institutional Biosafety Committee (UQ IBC). Biosecurity is about managing animal and plant health and the risks and impacts of animal and plant pests and diseases, weeds, pest animals, marine pests, and contaminants. The purpose of the Biosecurity Management Plan is to provide information to staff, students, and visitors of The University of Queensland Gatton Campus on Biosecurity and the procedures to follow to comply with the Queensland Biosecurity Act 2014 (The Act) and the Queensland Biosecurity Regulation 2016 (The Regulation). View full university Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
Join the conversation
You are posting as a guest. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.