safety and security

reporting hazards and incidents


please report hazards and serious injuries to safety and security immediately by calling 585-1103. any incident or injury involving a visitor must be reported.


health and safety hazards

if you know of a hazard that poses an immediate risk to health or safety, report it.

your responsibilities when you observe a hazard:

  • notify your supervisor immediately, or safety and security in the absence of a supervisor.

your supervisor's responsibilities when there has been a health and safety hazard:

  • complete and send a hazard report (ideally within 2 business days).
  • take appropriate corrective actions to reduce the hazard.

accidents, incidents, and near-misses

serious injuries and all occurrences involving visitors must be reported immediately to safety and security.

your responsibilities when you have a health and safety occurrence:

  • if you are injured, promptly receive first aid.
  • if necessary, obtain medical treatment.
  • notify your supervisor immediately.

your supervisor's responsibilities when there has been a health and safety occurrence:

  • ensure that the first aid and other medical treatment is received.
  • promptly investigate the occurrence to determine the causes.
  • complete and send an occurrence report (ideally within 2 business days).
  • take appropriate corrective actions to prevent a recurrence.

contact

occupational health and safety
ohs@acadiau.ca
(902) 585-1199