Travel insurance form
The University provides Emergency Travel Insurance Cover for Staff and Postgraduates traveling abroad on University business and undergraduate students who are traveling on an approved programme abroad under the supervision of an academic department. The insurance cover is only effective if prior notification has been received by the Health & Safety Office. The insurance covers trips up to 30 days. Trips over 30 days must be advised to the Insurers by the Health & Safety Office. An additional premium may be required which is paid by the Department undertaking the trip. The insurance does not cover any other persons accompanying staff, postgraduates or students when traveling abroad. The insurance is provided for University business only, e.g. travel to destination, cover while on University business and travel back to Ireland.
If you are planning a trip abroad on University business or are organizing a trip for undergraduates please complete Travel Insurance Application Form (above) and send to Health & Safety Office giving as much prior notice as possible.
Staff, Postgraduates and supervisors of undergraduate students must give adequate prior notification to the Health & Safety Office if they are planning to travel outside Europe or USA. Your destination will be checked and confirmation received from the Insurers that you are covered. In some instances an extra premium may be levied.
Trips to the following territories/countries are not covered by the insurance unless declared to and agreed by the the Underwriters prior to travel:- Afghanistan, Chad, Chechnya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, Iraq, Israel, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen. This list is not exhaustive, please contact the Health & Safety Office for clarification if you are travelling to any destination outside Europe or the USA.
The University Travel Insurance Policy excludes expenses incurred within two months of the expected due date. The Insurers will not pay any expenses which are the result of or are contributed to by pregnancy or childbirth
if incurred within two months of the expected date of confinement
if incurred more than two months before the expected date of confinement unless such expenses are incurred for emergency treatment
Airlines have their own procedures in place and generally require that an Expectant Mother Travel Advice Form be completed by a Doctor prior to travel being undertaken by a pregnant woman after 28 weeks. If you are traveling by plane it is your responsibility to verify with the airline what their requirements are as they vary between airlines.
Please complete Travel Insurance Application Form (above) and email to Brendan Ashe, Health & Safety Officer - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emergency Contact: FROM 10 MARCH 2016 INSURANCE PROVIDER HAS CHANGED TO CAPITA INSURANCE. CONTACT PHONE NUMBER AND FAX NUMBERS REMAIN THE SAME AS PREVIOUSLY WITH FIRSTASSIST HOWEVER THE EMAIL AND WEB SITE DETAILS HAVE CHANGED. DETAILS BELOW:
In the event of a medical problem contact CAPITA WORLDWIDE EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE:
Tel: Access Code + 44 208 763 3315
Fax: Access Code + 44 208 763 3035
Capital, 32-42 High Street, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2PP, England
Vaccinations and Inoculations
Staff, Postgraduates or students traveling abroad should consult the Tropical Medical Bureau website at tmb.ie for up to date information regarding vaccinations and inoculations against infectious diseases, well in advance of any planned travel, three months minimum.
If you have any further queries please contact:
Health & Safety Office,
Lyreen Building (Old Computer Centre)
Phone 01 7086251 or 01 7084720.
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If you are a postgraduate researcher or a academic staff member you can arrange for a consultation in the Library or a visit in your own office with the Research support Librarian.
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Providing a introduction to the library's information services and databases within your field of research
Advise on conducting your Literature Review or how to develop more effective search strategies
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