Health & Safety Management

The University of Waterloo’s structure of health and safety management provides the framework to enable compliance with legislation and prevent incidents by establishing duties and responsibilities that align with the requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act. Policy #34 – Health, Safety & Environment provides the foundation for compliance, while effective health and safety management improves the University's ability to identify and remove hazards to reduce risk in the workplace.

The following pages provide more information on the different aspects of health and safety management that employees should be aware of.