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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Transitioning to WHMIS 2015

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is changing to adopt new international standards for classifying hazardous materials and providing information on labels and safety data sheets (SDS). This transition will affect all employees at the University of Waterloo and especially those working with chemicals and in labs.

The University must meet the following criteria by December 1, 2018, to comply with the new WHMIS standards:

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Safety Office urges campus to get a grip already

The Safety Office reports that for the period of 2012 to 2016, slips, trips and falls were the primary cause of employee injuries at the University of Waterloo accounting for 43 percent of employee lost time.

Friday, October 6, 2017

First Aid Courses Now Available

First aid courses have been scheduled for November and December.  Please register for a session using MyHRInfo.

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