News Archive


2018


May

Be safe and prepared - NAOSH and Emergency Preparedness weeks kick off at Memorial

Office of the Chief Risk Office is celebrating and promoting its programs and initiatives during May with events recognizing NAOSH Week (North American Occupational Safety and Health).

April

Committee/Representative/Designate Online Re-certification Course

On July 1, 2015, WorkplaceNL introduced new guidelines that required Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Committees, Worker Health and Safety (WHS) Representatives and Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Designates to re-certify every three years.

Hearing Conservation Program Consultation

The Office of the Chief Risk Officer has developed a pan-university Hearing Conservation Program. This document will provide guidance for those at the University who are potentially exposed to high noise levels.

January

Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls at Memorial

In 2017, slips, trips, and falls (STF) accounted for 41 per cent of all reported incidents through Memorial’s reporting channels like MUN Safe app and MIMS.


2017


October

Contractor Safety Management Procedure Consultation

Contractor Safety Management procedure consultation

THe Office of the Chief Risk Officer and Facilities Management has developed a university-wide Contractor Safety Management procedure. This document will provide guidance for contractor safety management at the university. The proposed draft procedure is currently available for consultation.

Members of theuniversity community are invited to review the procedure. Feedback is welcome and may be directed to Environmental Health and Safety (health.safety@mun.ca) until Nov.1.

 

Need 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 or MUN Safe report

September

Health and Safety Management System Manual Consultation

The Office of the Chief Risk Officer has developed a university-wide Health and Safety Management System manual. This document will provide guidance for environmental health and safety at the University. The proposed draft manual is currently available for consultation. Members of the University community are invited to review the draft manual here .

Feedback is welcomed and may be directed to Environmental Health and Safety (health.safety@mun.ca), until October 9, 2017.

 


2016


February

Memorial University water quality

Health and safety officials at Memorial University lifted the drinking water restrictions that were implemented on the St. John’s campus this summer.

For more information and too view our latest water sample chart, visitwww.mun.ca/health_safety/Waterqualityupdate.php.

 

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 or MUN Safe

2015


December

Automated external defibrillator program

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

October

Memorial holds its first Safety Summit

“It is so important for us to lead from the top down to establish a culture of health and safety at the university.”

Contact

Environmental Health & Safety

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000