Health and safety guidance during COVID-19

Navigate the Health and Safety Guide guide:

Summary | Background | Roles and responsibilities | Health protocols | Risk assessment and controls for COVID-19 prevention | Eliminating hazards | Visitor policies | Travel guidance | Employee policies and guidelines | Re-entry training and verification | Vehicle use guidelines | Resources

This guide includes important health and safety information for employees returning to campus. It will help the University of Waterloo community manage the risks related to the COVID-19 pandemic as we plan for a gradual and safe return to campus.

  • Supervisors, managers, and directors: use this information to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in your workspaces.
  • Employees: find health and safety guidance to apply to your work environment

It is important that we all diligently follow these guidelines to minimize the risk of spreading of the virus.

This guide covers roles and responsibilities of supervisors and employees, instructions and tips for maintaining a healthy campus, and information about group protective equipment (GPE) or personal protective equipment (PPE) to be used on campus.

Table of Contents


Roles and responsibilities

Health protocols

Risk assessment and control for COVID-19 prevention

Eliminating hazards

Visitor policies

Travel guidance

Employee policies and guidelines

Re-entry training and verification

Vehicle use guideline