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University Health and Safety (UHS) is a team of health, safety and risk management specialists committed to supporting the University’s commitment to creativity, innovation and excellence, and strives to achieve these standards in the areas of environmental and occupational health, safety, loss prevention and mitigation.


Heat Stress Awareness Learn More

Spring and summer have the potential for hot humid weather conditions. When heat is combined with high humidity and other stresses such as physical work, loss of fluids, fatigue, or some medical conditions, it can lead to heat–related illnesses, disability, and in a worst-case scenario, even death. 

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Home Safety

The Home Workstation Self-Assessment Safety Checklist is designed to assess the safety of the home workstation. Employees are expected to designate an adequate and separate workstation in the home. To ensure employees are working in a safe and healthy dedicated workstation, the following checklist should be completed. Please note, assessment is of the workstation only and is not reflective of the safety of the home in its entirety.


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SAFE Training Learn More

This module amalgamates and will replace four existing mandatory health and safety training modules, Slips, Trips and Falls, Asbestos Awareness, Fire Safety and Ergonomics.

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UHS Team

For general inquiries please contact us at or extension 24352.

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Leah Allan

Lab Safety Specialist

Cheryl Beecroft

Health and Safety Specialist

Stacie Cameron

Specialist, University Health and Safety Programs

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Dane DeMan

Associate Director, University Health and Safety, EOHSS

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Alicia Westfall

Health and Safety Specialist