The purpose of this safety manual is to establish guidelines, rules and standard operating procedures (S.O.P.’s) for the academic-research-specific safety program for the Department of Civil Engineering, Abasyn University, Peshawar. This safety program has been developed by the Department of Civil Engineering with input from faculty members and staff of Abasyn University, Peshawar Campus. This manual is intended to serve as the basis for the departmental integrated safety and health management program. The essential elements of this program include: faculty, technical staff and students commitment and involvement, the establishment and operation of safety committees, provisions for safety and health training, first aid procedures, accident investigations, recordkeeping of injuries, training and workplace safety rules, lab policies, and procedures. It is intended that this manual be enhanced and continuously improved by the Department of Civil Engineering.