University of Saskatchewan

Policies

Compliance Enforcement Pertaining to Hazardous Agents

Health, Safety and Environment

Responsibility: President
Authorization: Board of Governors
Approval Date: May 1, 1998
Reformatted: Mar 30, 2001

Purpose

To ensure adherence to regulatory requirements pertaining to the use of hazardous agents at the University of Saskatchewan.

Policy

The University of Saskatchewan will take specific and prompt action in order to enforce compliance with the terms and conditions of various licenses issued to the University, and also with the applicable Federal and Provincial statutes pertaining to the use, handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous agents.

Procedure

Unacceptable risk

When, in the opinion of a safety manager, there is unacceptable risk to employees, public, environment, or University property, the Department of Health, Safety and Environment shall take appropriate action, which may include the immediate suspension of research activity, prohibited entry to the laboratory and/or removal of hazardous material from the premises.

Definitions

Further details can be obtained from the Department of Health, Safety and Environment.

Related Documents

There are no other documents associated with this policy.

Contact Information

Contact Person: Director, Workplace Safety and Environmental Protection (WSEP)
Phone: 306-966-8495
Website: http://wsep.usask.ca/