University of Exeter Observatory
User Note: Observatory safety
Tim Harries, September 2003

Observatory safety

Working at night in proximity to moving equipment is potentially hazardous, and safety is our primary concern when observing. Each observing session is overseen by a member of academic staff or a postgraduate demonstrator, who is designated as the Night Officer. The Observatory is covered by the School of Physics safety rules, but in addition there are the following:

All users should also be aware of the following important aspects of Observatory safety:

Observers who behave recklessly will be asked to leave the building, and will be reported to the Head of School