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

Stigma is not a disease

Reducing stigma and positively changing people’s perceptions is a lofty goal. Despite the challenge, Kenneth Joshua wants to make a difference. His area of interest is stigma related to physical disabilities. In Mr. Joshua’s home country of India and other South Asian countries, stigma surrounding physical disabilities, in particular leprosy, is prevalent and significantly affects […]

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PhD researcher Rachel Landy

Creative solutions

For Rachel Landy, there’s a natural bond between the creative arts and medicine. As part of her doctoral research, Ms. Landy is looking at ways the arts can help communicate information, reduce stigma and prevent HIV infection with a number of populations, including Aboriginal youth. ‘Engaging and effective’ research “In Canada, Indigenous Peoples face a […]

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People walking on Memorial's St. John's campus

We have a plan

A few weeks ago, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary was on the St. John’s campus investigating a possible suspicious person. On June 13, the downtown campus of the University of Toronto was on lockdown while police there investigated a suspicious person on campus. There have been several events over the last few weeks, including the mass […]

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