HS45 – Environmental Hygiene

Records of the monitoring and testing of environmental conditions in University workplaces.

Related Records | Responsible Unit | Information Steward | Information Confidentiality Classification | Retention | Disposition | Authority | Retention RationaleVersion Information

Content & Scope

Monitoring and testing of University workplaces to ensure that exposure to potential occupational and environmental hazards is controlled and maintained at acceptable levels is carried out as required. Potential hazards include toxic gases, mould, noise, indoor air quality, and thermal stress.

This records class excludes radiation monitoring.

The records include consultants' reports, testing results, remedial action or recommendations, and related correspondence.

Related Records

For records related to radiation monitoring, see HS36 – Radiation Monitoring.

Responsible Unit

Safety Office.

Information Steward

Vice-President, Administration & Finance.

Information Confidentiality Classification



50 years.


Secure Destruction.


Responsible Units should document the disposal/destruction of official records using the University records destruction form or equivalent documentation, to verify that we are following our records retention rules.


Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Retention Rationale

The retention period is based on operational use.

Approval Date

19 December 2011