Safety Policies & Information


On this page:
Working Alone Safety Policy / Fire Safety Plans / Material & Process Restrictions /
WHMIS / Ceramics & Sculpture / Painting & Drawing / Print Making
 



WORKING ALONE

In Case of Emergency
(24 hours, every day of the year)


DIAL    #555 from your MTS or Rogers cell phone
555 from the University Telephone System, or
204.474.9341 from any other phone

204.474.9312 for Safewalk
    
Code Blue Poles and Red Phones also have direct access to Security Services on Campus.

 

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL WORKING ALONE POLICY ››

 



Fire Safety Plans

Here are the Fire Safety Plans for all of the School of Arts buildings in PDF form.

 



MATERIAL & PROCESS RESTRICTIONS

Flammables, poisons, potentially bio-hazardous materials, aerosol sprays, and high-temperature processes are strictly prohibited in the School of Art classrooms, adjoining hallways, and the vicinity of the ARTlab. The instructor must be consulted before any materials or processes not on the class materials list are used. If there is any doubt as to the safety of work to be undertaken, work must be halted until the instructor has been consulted.

 



WORKPLACE HEALTH MANAGEMENT
INFORMATION SYSTEM (WHMIS)

▶ WHMIS PROGRAM AT UOFM
▶ MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS (MSDS) ONLINE RESOURCES

 



CERAMICS & SCULPTURE

(The following links go to Princeton University's Art Safety Training Guide)

▶ CLAY ▶ SALT GLAZING & RAKU FIRING
▶ GLAZES ▶ METAL LEACHING FROM POTTERY
▶ KILNS ▶ STONE CARVING
▶ PLASTER ▶ MODELLING MATERIALS
▶ WAX ▶ CARVING & MACHINING WOOD
▶ WOODWORKING  

 



PAINTING & DRAWING

(The following links go to Princeton University's Art Safety Training Guide)

▶ DRY DRAWING MEDIA ▶ LIQUID DRAWING MEDIA
▶ WATER-BASED PAINTS ▶ NON WATER-BASED PAINTS
▶ PIGMENTS ▶ AIRBRUSH, SPRAY CANS, & SPRAY GUNS

 



PRINT MAKING

▶ LITHOGRAPHY
▶ INTAGLIO
▶ RELIEF & OTHER PRINTING PROCESSES
▶ GENERAL CHEMICALS