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.

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is one method of controlling exposure to hazards. Before using PPE, assess risks and determine if the hazard can be eliminated or controlled through other measures. Select a PPE category below for more information. 


Additional resources and information

Risk Assessment Program - University of Waterloo