Archaeological Fieldwork H&S information

Archaeological field-class in Connemara, Co. Galway.

Student Participant Health & Safety Statement (Staff, Postgraduate & Undergraduate Students)

Students/participants attending field-classes, field-excursions or assisting in field research must fill-out a 'Student/Participant Health & Safety Statement 3023' form. On completion, please save this form with a filename formula consisting of your surname, student number, degree year (e.g. 1BA, 2BA or 3BA) followed by 'H&S Statement' (e.g. Murphy 012345 2BA H&S Statement.doc). On completion it may be submitted to the relevant module coordinator, supervisor or principal investigator (PI) or to Fiona McInerney, Administrative Assistant, Room Arc217, Archaeology Corridor. 

Fieldwork Risk Assessment (Staff and Students)

The Generic Archaeology Fieldwork Risk Assessment 2023 document may be used as a template or general guide to formulating your own bespoke 'Fieldwork Risk Assessment', which will also require the approval of your module coordinator/supervisor/principal investigator (PI).

On completion, save a copy with the filename formula 'date Y-M-D, Risk Assessment Archaeology Fieldwork, Site name, Your name.doc' (e.g. 2021-05-17 Risk Assessment Archaeology Fieldwork Corcomroe Murphy.doc) and a copy of the finalized document may then be emailed to your module coordinator/supervisor/ principal investigator, and also to Joe Fenwick, Archaeology H&S Coordinator, at

[Note: Fieldwork Risk Assessments are required to be filled-out for all individual field projects, field-classes or field-excursions]

All queries or concerns relating to Archaeology H&S matters may be addressed to/brought to the attention of: 
Joe Fenwick, Archaeological Field Officer, Room Arc206, Archaeology Corridor, and/or the Head or Discipline, Archaeology, School of Geography, Archaeology & Irish Studies.