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.


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

All Safety Office classroom training is suspended until further notice. Online training is still available through LEARN. 

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.