This manual is provided to all “members” of the Management Sciences Department. “Members” include all MSci faculty, staff, students (undergraduate and graduate), postdoctoral fellows, research personnel, work term placements, volunteers, and visitors (paid or unpaid).
All members are required to read this manual in its entirety and sign the safety manual acknowledgement form (PDF) acknowledging that they understand these regulations and will comply with them.
This manual is also available to download in PDF format:
At this time, COVID-19 procedures are only found in the PDF and not on this site.
Pages included in this manual: First aid | Fire/evacuation emergency procedures | Emergency procedures | Mandatory safety training | General safety | Laboratory safety | Safety training for undergraduate students | Teaching assistants working in teaching laboratories | Students on unpaid work placements | Safety procedures for persons working in research laboratories | Visiting researchers/scientists | Field work risk management | Responsibilities | University safety committees
Health services/first aid
Monday – Thursday 8:30AM – 7:30PM, Friday 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Monday – Friday 8:30AM – 5:00PM
|Director of safety - Kate Windsor||35814|
MSci health and safety coordinator - Dayna Chan CPH 1324A
|Administrative officer - Louise Green CPH 4301B||32150|
|Department chair - Qi-Ming He CPH 4301C||35907|
All department telephones should have a yellow emergency sticker affixed to them. If you see an MSci phone without a sticker, please notify the administrative officer.
|Management Engineering Undergraduate Laboratory||CPH 1324A||Ken McKay|
|Touchlab||CPH 3641/3643||Mark Hancock|
|Waterloo Optimization Lab - WatOpt||CPH 3609/3612||Samir Elhedhli / Fatma Gzara|
|Uncertainty Management Lab||CPH 4366||Frank Safayeni / Rob Duimering|
|Natural Language Processing Lab||CPH 4365||Olga Vechtomova|
|Information Retrieval Lab||CPH 4363||Mark Smucker|
|Data Science Lab||CPH 4359||Lukasz Golab|
|WatMIMS Lab||CPH 4341||Jim Bookbinder|
|Undergraduate Computer Lab||CPH 4335||Vu Huynh|
Laboratory supervisors/contacts are responsible for their labs and to ensure that all safety guidelines are being followed by anyone they have given permission to have access to their labs.