Contact us

General inquiries:

Phone: 250-721-8971
Fax: 250-721-6359

Mailing address:

Occupational Health, Safety and Environment
University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 2Y2

Courier or in-person address:

Occupational Health, Safety and Environment
University of Victoria
3800 Finnerty Road
Sedgewick Building, room B130
Victoria BC V8P 5C2

Andy Mavretic, Director 

Provides overall direction and leadership to the OHSE department and the university's health and safety programs.  

Jaclyn Davidson, Associate Director

Provides leadership and coordination with university research safety programs, including senior biosafety officer role; and management support to the OHSE department.

Elizabeth Errington, Administration Manager

Responsible for WorkSafeBC claims administration; departmental finances, website, training and projects; safety committees and research safety support.

Troy Hasanen, OHSE Consultant

UVic Radiation Safety Officer. Responsible for ionizing radiation and x-ray equipment; and laboratory safety including training and chemical inventory system. General research safety support for the departments of Physics & Astronomy, Biology and the school of Earth & Ocean Sciences.

Paraskevi Lagaditis, OHSE Consultant

UVic Laser Safety Officer. Responsible for class 3B and 4 lasers; and laboratory safety including WHMIS, fumehoods, and special chemical hazards. General research safety support for the department of Chemistry and faculty of Engineering & Computer Science.

Amanda Muench, OHSE Consultant

Responsible for field activities and off-campus programs, marine vessel safety, wilderness first aid; and environmental programs including pollution prevention, laboratory sustainability and regulatory reporting. 

Graham Rhodes, OHSE Consultant

Hearing Conservation Officer. Responsible for occupational hygiene program, including indoor air quality, campus smoke-free program, respiratory protection, hearing conservation, and shop safety.

on leave

Jason Serpa, OHSE Consultant

UVic Biosafety Officer. Responsible for biosafety, biosafety cabinet certifications and medical surveillance. General research safety support for the department of Biochemistry & Microbiology and Island Medical Program.

Diving Safety Officer