News archive - 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

"Get A Grip Don't Slip and Fall" Poster

Please update your Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Bulletin Boards with the new  “Get a Grip Don’t Slip and Fall” poster.  This poster replaces the poster "During Winter Give "Falls the Slip".

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Notice of Asbestos in Buildings

The following information is provided to all members of the University of Waterloo community, pursuant to Ontario Regulation 278/05 – Designated Substance – Asbestos on Construction Projects and in Buildings and Repair Operations.  Please ensure that everyone in your building or sector of responsibility has a copy of this document.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Ministry of Labour Blitzing Chemical Handling

Ontario’s Ministry of Labour (MOL) inspectors have begun to fan out across the province, visiting workplaces to check records, observe, and ask questions about your chemical handling practices.  This province-wide chemical handling blitz will be taking place from September 19th to October 31st.

What are some things inspectors will be looking for?

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

New Emergency Posters

  New Safety Posters

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

WHMIS 2015 training records

Supervisors and those with access to the training tracking webpage on the Safety Office website can now see if an employee has completed the new Employee WHMIS 2015 online training module.

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