Welcome to the Safety Office

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.

Our purpose

  1. Support the University’s strategic goals through the delivery of effective, efficient, and comprehensive health, safety and environmental program services;

  1. 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

  1. 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.

New and upcoming training courses

NEW!!! Mandatory Online Course - All Supervisors

(requires 60 minutes to complete)  Click the link and you will proceed to login for the course.

Other required mandatory courses.

Upcoming classroom training

Date Time Location
SO1003 Supervisor Training Sessions
Friday, January 29, 2016 9am-12pm COM 112D
Thursday, February 25, 2016 9am-12pm COM 112D
Thursday, March 24, 2016 9am-12pm COM 112D
Thursday, April 21, 2016 9am-12pm COM 112D
Date Time Location
SO1012 Incident Investigation Sessions
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 9am-12pm COM 112D
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 9am-12pm COM 112D
Thursday, April 14, 2016 9am-12pm COM 112D
SO2016 Safe Chemical Handling
Date Time Location
Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 9 am - 12 pm COM 112D
Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 9 am - 12 pm COM 112D
Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 9 am - 12 pm COM 112D

Register online for classroom sessions not online 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".

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.