Health, Safety and Environment at Waterloo
The Safety Office provides consultation and support services to the University community on matters relating to environmental and occupational health and safety.
Support the University’s strategic goals through the delivery of effective, efficient, and comprehensive health, safety and environmental program services;
Facilitate successful endeavours by all members of the University community by advising on establishing the healthiest and safest work and educational environment reasonably attainable; and
Ensure that persons accountable for University operations are fully and properly informed of the legal and regulatory health, safety and environmental compliance risks and requirements, and providing advice to those persons on those risks and requirements.
Upcoming classroom training
|Thursday February 1, 2018||9:00 - 12:00||COM 112D|
|Friday March 9, 2018||9:00 - 12:00||COM 112D|
Register online for classroom sessions.
Registration for courses is done through myHRinfo. To register for the course follow the steps listed below: After logging in:
- Log on to myHRinfo.
- Select "Self Service".
- Locate "Learning and Development".
- Select "Request Training Enrolment".
- Select "Search by course" and enter course name OR number.
- To see what sessions are available click "View available sessions".
- Note - Courses without a minimum number of 6 students enrolled may be cancelled the day before it is scheduled to occur. If you are registered for a cancelled course, you will receive an email notification.
For additional help, follow the instructions on using Self Service.
The Safety Office is located in the Commissary (COM) Building. Our entrance faces the Ring Road, next to Police & Parking Services.
- Dec. 14, 2017
The Safety Office reports that for the period of 2012 to 2016, slips, trips and falls were the primary cause of employee injuries at the University of Waterloo accounting for 43 percent of employee lost time.
- Dec. 11, 2017
- Oct. 6, 2017
First aid courses have been scheduled for November and December. Please register for a session using MyHRInfo.