Occupational Health & Safety

The University of Lethbridge considers health and safety to be a priority and is committed to providing a safe and healthy work and study environment for the entire University community. This is achieved by meeting or exceeding all regulatory requirements and ensuring that the University fully implements its Health and Safety Management System. The goal of the University of Lethbridge is to integrate health and safety into all aspects of University activities.

All faculty members, employees, students, volunteers, contractors and visitors are required to comply with the University’s safety policy as well as all related procedures, codes of practice, guidelines and all applicable legislation.

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and Code

All workers have 3 basic rights:

  • the right to refuse dangerous work
  • the right to know the hazards of their work
  • the right to participate in health and safety activities and committees

The following resources from Alberta Occupational Health and Safety outline roles and responsibilities for employers, supervisors and workers:
Occupational Health and Safety_Employer's Guide_LI009.pdf

Occupational Health and Safety_Worker's Guide_LI008.pdf

Supervisor Roles and Responsibilities_BP020.pdf