Memorial University strives to develop a health and safety culture with special emphasis on the prevention of injuries and illnesses. Health and safety is a shared responsibility. Everyone is personally and directly responsible for health and safety as an intrinsic part of their job. EHS provides oversight and guidance on health and safety compliance.
Automated external defibrillator program
Memorial University has a new automated external defibrillator (AED) installed in every building on campus.
Memorial University Drinking Water Quality Guide
Memorial University is committed to ensuring that every person on campus has access to safe drinking water. In 2016, the University initiated a sampling and testing program to test drinking water quality.
University Health and Safety committee (UHSC) established a Drinking Water sub-committee to systematically assess the key parameters of drinking water quality in all buildings at Memorial and ensure that the intake of drinking water falls within the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality, published by Health Canada.
Memorial Drinking Water sub-committee developed a Terms of Reference and Drinking Water Quality guide that have been approved by the UHSC.
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