University of Saskatchewan

Policies

Workplace Safety and Environmental Protection (WSEP)

Health, Safety and Environment

Authorization: Board of Governors
Approval Date: Sep 23, 1999
Reformatted: Mar 30, 2001

Purpose

The objectives of this policy are to:

Policy

The University of Saskatchewan provides a place of employment and learning that is as free as possible from recognized hazards. A safe and healthy environment is created and maintained through the provision of proper facilities, equipment, training, services, and by promoting safety consciousness. The Board of Governors shall meet these objectives through the assignment of duties and responsibilities to the President, Vice-Presidents, Associate Vice-Presidents, Deans, Associate and Assistant Deans, Department Heads, Heads of Administrative units, Principal Investigators, Managers, Supervisors, and all other employees in positions of authority.

The Department of Health, Safety and Environment is empowered by the University of Saskatchewan to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate to meet all health, safety and environmental legislative requirements. This may include entering any work place to make inspections, ensure compliance with the legislative requirements or to assist in an emergency. The Department of Health, Safety and Environment has the authority to stop any work or close any facility deemed necessary.

Procedure

This policy is accomplished by:

Definitions

Further details can be obtained from Workplace Safety and Environmental Protection.

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/