Depending on your role at the University of Waterloo, there is specific mandatory training you need to complete as part of Waterloo's Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Program. The Safety Office serves as the primary resource for health and safety training for staff, faculty, and students. Choose a category below to continue.

Scheduled classroom training sessions

Due to COVID-19, Safety Office classroom training is being offered on a limited basis. 

Review notes below before registering. 

Emergency First Aid (SO1038)
Date Time Location
Tuesday, November 17 9:00am - 4:30pm COM 116E
Wednesday, November 18 9:00am - 4:30pm COM 116E
Wednesday, November 25 9:00am - 4:30pm COM 116E
Thursday, November 26 9:00am - 4:30pm COM 116E


First aid training sessions have been scheduled. These sessions are only open to employees that are currently working on campus for at least 14-16 hours/week. More sessions will be scheduled if and when these sessions fill up.

Participants will be expected to wear masks at all times unless otherwise directed by the instructor. The room and training materials will be sanitized before and after each session. Participants will not be allowed to eat their lunch in the training room, but consuming beverages is allowed. Participants will be allowed to lower their masks to drink but must raise their mask after each sip.

Contact Doug Dye for more information on training.

Specialty training

Specialty training not listed on the Safety Office's training programs page can be arranged for departments and individuals. Contact the Safety Office for additional information. Please note that any costs associated with specialty training are the responsibility of the individual or Department.