Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is one method of controlling exposure to hazards. Before using PPE, assess risks and determine if the hazard can be eliminated or controlled through other measures.
Please find the relevant information on PPE below. Note that clicking a link on this page will open the respective document in the existing tab.
The following PPE information is not intended to protect against viruses or other infectious diseases. Information on COVID-19 precautions can be found on UWaterloo's official COVID-19 website.
|PPE Program||PPE Program Manual for faculty, staff, students, visitors and volunteers.|
|Eye and face protection||UWaterloo's eye and face protection guideline.|
|Foot protection||UWaterloo's foot protection guideline.|
|Hand protection||UWaterloo's hand protection guideline.|
|Head protection||UWaterloo's head protection guideline.|
|Hearing protection||UWaterloo's hearing protection guideline.|
|Respiratory Protection Program||UWaterloo's Respiratory Protection Program and training information.||webpage|
|Risk Assessment Program||UWaterloo's Risk Assessment Program and training information.||webpage|
|Working at Heights Program||UWaterloo's Working at Heights Program and training information.||webpage|
More information about Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can be found in the Safety Office.
Bulletin Board Requirements
Posting of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) information is required under Ministry of Labour, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and fire regulations. Please find the informative signage below and put-up relevant information on your bulletin board. More Information about specific bulletin board requirements and how to obtain posters is available at the Safety Office.
The table below contains the relevant HSE signage for the department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering.
Please note that clicking on one of the links below will open the poster in the existing window.
|Poster||Staff and supervisor responsibilities in case of injury.||2002-01|
|WHMIS 2015 Program Manual||Module||WHMIS 2015 Training Manual for students and workers.||2021-01|
|Fire and Evacuation Emergency Procedure||Poster||What to do in case of fire.||2015-07|
|First Aid Emergency Procedures||Poster||What to do in case of injury and how to deliver first aid.||2015-07|
|Violent Situation Emergency Procedures||Poster||What to do in case of lockdown initiation.||2012-09|
|Slips and Falls Prevention||Poster||How to prevent slips and falls.||2016-10|
|Occupational Health and Safety Act Poster||Poster||UWaterloo's Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Policy #34||2012-11|
|Health & Safety at Work||Poster||Worker, employer, and supervisor responsibilities for prevention.||2012-06|