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Health and Safety

Seneca College is committed to ensure the health and safety of all students, staff, faculty and visitors in all College facilities, at all College functions and in all College sponsored programs.

It is the policy of the College, that in the circumstances, every reasonable precaution be taken to ensure that all activities are conducted in a safe manner, and to ensure that all College personnel are aware of the established safety procedures.

Seneca supervisory personnel are to be aware of the health and safety needs of all persons in their area of responsibility, and are to implement or recommend any required preventative measures or program changes for the safety of all activities or personnel under their supervision.

All Seneca employees and its safety policies will comply with the regulations/procedures as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Ontario Fire Code and all other applicable Federal, Provincial and Municipal Acts and Regulations, which apply to this institution.

Administrative requirements

The College's Health and Safety Office is responsible for the health and safety of college staff, students and visitors.  Accordingly, the Health and Safety Department will monitor the operations of college departments and advise Administrators of any contraventions of health and safety regulations.

All Administrators will ensure that their area(s) of responsibility function in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario and all other applicable Federal, Provincial and Municipal Acts and Regulations.

All Administrators are responsible for ensuring staff in their area(s) of responsibility receive any required health and safety training.

Maintained by: Health and Safety Department