Environmental safety

Environmental Safety - Freedom from physical hazards

If you've ever been hurt at work yourself or you've been near an accident which caused injury, then you understand why safety is so important. It really doesn't matter what your role is on campus, we all have a responsibility in preventing accidents and increasing our understanding of what contributes to making Western a safe place to work and learn.

Western is committed to providing campus members with the resources necessary to support a culture which recognizes the importance of a safe and healthy environment.

  • Health and Safety, Overview: As safety standards change the University is committed to keeping abreast of these changes, to communicating these standards within the campus, and to ensuring compliance on an ongoing basis.
  • Ergonomics and Rehabilitation Services, Human Resources: Rehabilitation Services promotes employee health and wellness and strives to minimize the impact associated with disability throughout the organization.