Policy

Lifting Devices Policy

Effective: September 2000
Reviewed: June 2017
Revised: June 2017
Signature/Position: Vice-President, Finance, Administration and Risk

Applicable Legislation

Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), R.S.O. 1990
O. Reg. 213/91 19941 (as amended), Constuction Projects

O. Reg. 851 R.R.O. 1990 (as amended), Industrial Establishments

Radiation Safety Policy

Applicable Legislation:

Nuclear Safety and Control Act and Regulations:

  • General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations
  • Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations
  • Radiation Protection Regulations
  • Class II Nuclear Facilities and Prescribed Equipment Regulations
  • Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices Regulations
  • Nuclear Security Regulations

Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations

Substances Regulated Under the Chemical Weapons Convention Policy

Effective: September 2000
Reviewed: July 2017
Revised: July 2017
Signature/Position: Vice-President, Finance, Administration and Risk

Respiratory Protection Programs Policy

Applicable Legislation:

Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), R.S.O. 1990, Sections 25 to 28
O. Reg. 851, R.R.O. 1990, Industrial Establishments, 79, 127, 128(2)(b), 130, 137, 138
O. Reg. 833/90 Control of Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents, Sections 3,7, and Schedule [1]

Relevant Standards:

Canadian Standards Association (CSA):
Z94.4-93 (R1997): Selection, Use, and Care of Respirators
Z180.1-M85: Compressed Breathing Air and Systems

Joint Health and Safety Committees Policy

Effective: June 2017
Reviewed: June 2017
Revised: June 2017
Signature/Position: Vice-President, Finance, Administration and Risk

Applicable Legislation:

Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), R.S.O. 1990, 

Applicability:                                                           

This policy applies to all University employees (faculty and staff) at the Guelph Campus, Ridgetown Campus and Research Stations. 

Barriers, Covers, and Guardrails Policy

Applicable Legislation:

O. Reg. 851, R.R.O. 1990, Industrial Establishments, Sections 13, 14, 15, 20
O. Reg. 213/91, Construction Projects, Sections 85, 86
O. Reg. 145/00, Regulation to Amend O.Reg. 213/91

Relevant Standard:

Ontario Building Code (O. Reg. 419/86)

Intent:

To promote the use and maintenance of barriers, covers, and guardrails for workplace safety.

Off-Campus Activities, Research and Field Trips

Effective:  September 2000
Reviewed:  June 2017
Revised:  June 2017
Signature/Position: Vice-President, Finance, Administration and Risk

Applicable Legislation:

Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), R.S.O. 1990.

Applicability:

This policy applies to all University of Guelph employees (faculty, staff), students, volunteers and visitors involved in the organizing and/or participation in off-campus activities and travel related to sanctioned off-campus activities of the University.

Traffic Control Policy

Applicable Legislation:

O. Reg.851, R.R.O. 1990, Industrial Establishments
O. Reg. 231/91, Construction Projects Sections 67,68,69
O. Reg. 145/00, Regulation to Amend O. Reg 213/91

Intent:

To reference prescribed requirements for personal safety in vehicular traffic control.

Working With Animals Policy

Effective: September 2000
Reviewed: July 2017
Revised: July 2017
Signature/Position: Vice-President, Finance, Administration and Risk

Applicable Legislation:

Occupational Health and Safety Act, (OHSA), R.S.O. 1990

Applicability:

This Policy applies to all University of Guelph employees (faculty and staff) and students whose work and/or academic activities require them to handle animals.

Electrical Safety Policy

Effective: September 2000
Reviewed: March 2020
Revised: March 2020
Signed/Position: Vice-President, Finance, Administration and Risk