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

SO 1003 - Supervisor Safety Training
SO 1012 - Incident Investigation
SO 2016 - Safe Chemical Handling

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.