Occupational Health, Safety & Environment

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Classroom under water

Classroom under water

UVic's scientific diving program takes students to a whole new world of learning.

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Lab safety for non-lab workers

Lab safety for non-lab workers

This course provides information for UVic staff and contractors to safely perform their duties when they are required to enter laboratories.    

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WHMIS

WHMIS

WHMIS training has been updated based on new regulations and includes the Global Harmonized System (GHS) of chemical classification and labelling.  Please enroll to ensure you have the lastest WHMIS certification.

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Occupational health

Occupational health

We provide many resources to assist in promoting and maintaining employee health in the workplace.

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Research safety

Research safety

Our research safety program supports faculty, staff and students to create a safe working environment.

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Occupational Health, Safety & Environment

 

OHSE website for COVID-19 Health and Safety Information 

 

Service Notice in Response to COVID-19

OHSE staff are primarily working from home at this time and will respond to requests remotely via email or phone.  For health and safety support or questions, please contact your OHSE Consultant or email ohs@uvic.ca.  For any issues that require on-campus support we will make the appropriate arrangements on a case-by-case basis.

Our team provides health and safety support to UVic faculty, staff and students in the areas of research safety, occupational health and environmental protection.

We interpret and assist with the implementation of regulations and policies required by federal and provincial authorities, including WorkSafeBC claims management and accident prevention.

Additionally, we facilitate health and safety training for members of the campus community in order to support a safe and healthy environment for research, work and study.