During the COVID-19 emergency, the Safety Office is continuing to provide services.

Click here for more information on essential services that will continue, work that will be suspended, the laboratory shutdown checklist, and changes to the ESF hours.

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. 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.


Additional resources and information

Annual reports and meeting minutes

Policy 60 - University of Waterloo emergency response