Posting of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) information is required under Ministry of Labour, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and fire regulations.

Department Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) bulletin board(s)

These bulletin boards should be located:

  • In every building where a department has significant space.
  • Where posters/documents will come to the attention of employees (e.g. department office meeting area, lunch room, first aid station).
  • Where there is sufficient space for documents from Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) and other health, safety and environment notices.

To obtain these posters/documents, contact Safety Office at ext. 33587 or safety@uwaterloo.ca. Please identify the building and quantities needed.

Health and Safety Bulletin Board
HSE Bulletin Board(s) locations should be reported to the Safety Office and should include the following posters/documents:
Title Type Edition

Emergency Procedure - First Aid

Poster July 2015

Emergency Procedure - Fire/Evacuation

Poster July 2015 or newer

Emergency Procedure - Violent Situation on Campus

  • Only for Health & Safety Bulletin Boards and for Laboratories
Poster June 2016
Health and Safety at Work - Prevention Stars Here Poster June 2012
WSIB - In Case of Injury at Work #82 Poster January 2002
Occupational Health and Safety Act Poster November 2012
Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations Book July 2010 or newer
Employee Supervisor Safety Orientation Book 2017
Policy # 34 UW Webpage 2018
Joint Health and Safety Committee Minutes PDF Most recent
Sufficient space for the following documents related to the JHSC and other health, safety and environment notices:
Slips and Falls Prevention Poster October 2016
Winter Slips and Falls (Sand/Salt Bins) Poster 2016

General faculty/department space (office, laboratories, shops and studios)

The following posters should be located throughout buildings and work areas near common phones and room exits:

Title Type Edition

Emergency Procedure - First Aid

Poster July 2015

Emergency Procedure - Fire/Evacuation

Poster July 2015 or newer

Emergency Procedure - Violent Situation on Campus

  • Only for Health & Safety Bulletin Boards and for Laboratories
Poster June 2016

Hazardous Materials Spill

  • Chemical labs and areas with hazardous materials should post this poster or a building specific poster if it is for DWE, PHR and ARC.
Poster September 2006

Hazardous Waste Disposal

  • Chemical labs and areas with hazardous materials should post this poster or a building specific poster if it is for ESC, DWE, E6, or PHR.
Poster December 2009

Laboratory Hazards Poster

  • Academic locations with hazardous materials should post this poster. The Laboratory hazards poster must be printed in color and mounted in a plastic frame (available from the Safety Office) on or beside the main door.
Poster  

Department meeting rooms

The following poster should be located in department meeting rooms, located next to room exit.

Emergency Procedures (3-1 Classrooms/Meeting Rooms) Poster June 2016

Faculty/department classroom space (Registrar's Office handles their classroom space)

The following poster should be located in wall mounted frames (available through Plant Operations works request) usually located next to room exit nearest lecturer’s area in room.

Emergency Procedures (3-1 Classrooms/Meeting Rooms) Poster June 2016