Occupational Hygiene and Safety

The Occupational Hygiene and Safety Group provide occupational hygiene and safety services to support University Operations in meeting its goal of providing safe workspaces and facilities for students, faculty, staff and visitors.  This includes health and safety programs, training, guidance on regulatory compliance and best practices, workplace exposure assessments, job safety analyses, incident investigations and safety inspections.

The University’s Manager of Occupational Hygiene and Safety, Manuela Racki may be contacted by email or by phone at 519 824 4120 ext. 58860

The University’s Occupational Hygienist, Rachel Pinto may be contacted by email or by phone at 519 824 4120 ext. 54855

The University’s Safety Specialist, Jeff Dafoe may be contacted by email or by phone at 519 824 4120 ext. 52524

Occupational Hygiene Services Areas include:

Safety Services Areas include:

  • Asbestos Management
  • Confined Spaces
  • Contractor Management
  • Elevated Work Platforms
  • Freight Elevator Handling
  • Fume Hood Re-Certification
  • Ladder Safety
  • Lifting Devices
  • Lock Out Tag Out
  • Machine Shop Safety
  • Restricted Spaces
  • Working at Heights