Risk and Safety Services, operating under the umbrella of Campus Safety, is committed to the education and promotion of risk control and a strong safety culture for the University’s students, faculty, staff, and to members of the external community who attend and use the University facilities and services.
Safety Services is responsible for overseeing the University’s safety programs inclusive of laboratory safety, radiation safety, laser and X-ray safety as well as biosafety. It also manages the University’s Environment and Occupational Health and Safety program. The services our team provides are multifaceted inclusive of conducting safety audits, incident/accident investigation, assisting with hazard assessments, providing safety training such as WHMIS, laboratory safety, radiation and biosafety and ensuring safety legislative compliance.
Insurance & Risk administers the University’s insurance portfolio; conducts risk assessments and risk orientations for University events, field trips, practicum, co-op, affiliations, internships, and international travel programs; waiver creation and administration; claims management; event risk assessment and contract review as it relates to the insurance requirements and indemnity agreements. The administration of University’s Alcohol Policy and the approval of events where alcohol is served as well as regulatory compliance with AGLC is managed by insurance & risk.