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.

Working at heights

Working at heights poses a risk of suffering serious injury including death. Anyone working or performing activities at heights (including ladders) must adhere to the University of Waterloo's Working at Heights Program.

See the Working at Heights Program for more information. 


The following training programs are offered by the Safety Office:

Elevated Work Platforms

Fall Protection

Ladder Safety

Refer to the Working at Heights Program for more information on the training you need to complete.