Environmental Health and Safety Award

Each year, the Dalhousie Environmental Health and Safety Committee recognizes an individual or unit for their contributions to improved safety or health initiative with the Annual Environmental Health and Safety Award at a Board of Governors meeting.

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Promoting safety through awareness and training

A variety of courses are available on a regularly scheduled basis, including WHMIS, Biosafety and Radiation Safety.

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Ensuring an effective fire safety program

The Environmental Health and Safety Office works closely with the HRM Fire Service to promote fire safety throughout the campus.

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Working to ensure environmental protection

Hazardous Waste Disposal Program provides guidelines for the disposal of all chemical, radiological, biological, and potentially unstable waste produced at the university.

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Biosafety

The Dalhousie Biosafety Officer acts as a resource for Faculty, Staff and students, assisting them in complying with safe biomedical laboratory practices, as set out by the Canadian regulatory agencies.

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Mission

To facilitate continuous improvement in environmental, health and safety management through engagement, consultation and collaboration with all members of the Dalhousie University community.

Vision

A sustainable workplace culture throughout all of Dalhousie University in which environmental, health and safety management processes are an integral part of all activities.