EHS General Information

Updated November 1, 2016 - 15:30

BANNATYNE EHS OFFICE IS NOW IN A PERMANENT LOCATION

The Bannatyne EHS offices are now in P310 Pathology Building at the Bannatyne Campus

Our internal mailing address is P310 Pathology Building. 

Our full mailing address is:
Environmental Health and Safety
P310 Pathology Building
770 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, MB  R3E 0W3

Thank you for your patience during this transition.

UNIVERSITY HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY STATEMENT
In 2011 the University adopted a revised Health and Safety Policy. The revision retains the University's committment to provide a safe and health workplace for staff, students and visitors but clarifies that the responsibility and accountabiity for health and safety is an integral part of the duties of supervisory staff at all levels, including the seniour executive.

HEALTH & SAFETY PROCEDURES
Specific Procedures have been adopted under the Health and Safety Policy.  The latest Procedures are available on the UniversityGovernance page. 

HEALTH & SAFETY GENERAL ORIENTATION
The Introduction to Health and Safety Programs at the University of Manitoba presentation provides an introduction to the safety and health programs in place at the University of Manitoba. You may work through it at your own pace and complete the acknowledgement at the end of the presentation.The information provided is general in nature, and highlights many of the programs in place. It is not intended to be a comprehensive review of all elements of the program. For further information on the details of the program, contact the Environmental Health & Safety Office at 474-6633 or visit other areas of this website.

HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEES
Health and safety committees allow front-line staff to actively participate in health and safety matters at the University and assist supervisors in recognizing and responding to workplace safety and health issues.

SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS
The Environmental Health and Safety Office offers a variety of training seminars and workshops to U of M staff and students. If you wish to attend any of these seminars or workshops please click on the Seminars and Workshops link in the right hand column.

WORKING ALONE PROCEDURE
Sets out the Procedures secondary to the Health and Safety Policy, for identify the risks arising from the conditions and circumstances of a worker's working alone or working in isolation and to ensure that, so far as it is practicable, steps are taken to eliminate or reduce the identified risks to workers.