About us

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.

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Automated external defibrillator program

Memorial University has a new automated external defibrillator (AED) installed in every building on campus.

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Report an Incident

How to report a hazard or incident

Did you see a hazard around campus? Was there an incident that needs attention so it doesn't happen to someone else? Find out how to report it with eAlert.

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Automated external defibrillator program

Memorial University has a new automated external defibrillator (AED) installed in every building on campus.

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From the Gazette

Diver underwater holds piece of equipment to study sea cucumbers

Dive safe

For the first time, Memorial University will host the annual general meeting of the Canadian Association for Underwater Science.

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Amy Butt, co-chair of the University Centre OHS Committee, stands beside the AED located in the Student Health Centre

In a heartbeat

Every year, more than 45,000 Canadians suffer from a sudden cardiac arrest, according to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The person’s heart stops beating or stops beating effectively, they lose consciousness and blood flow to the brain, and vital organs are cut off. If their heart is not restarted within a few minutes, brain damage […]

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