Resource Index

The Office of Risk and Safety Services has many different resources available from forms, policies, procedures, training and news. Below they are divided by unit; Campus Security & Emergency Services, Environmental Health & Safety, Insurance & Risk Management.

Emergency Management Plan

Forms

Biological Safety

Chemical and Laboratory Safety

General Safety

Radiation - Laser & X-Ray Safety

Waste Disposal  

Please use the link below to be directed to the Waste Disposal Form.  For Radioactive waste disposal email: jamie.coad@queensu.ca and tom.martinek@queensu.ca for specific instructions. 

  • For a large amount of chemicals, or a mix of waste types (i.e. biological, chemical, empty etc.) fill out the excel sheet below and upload it in section 11 of the Waste Disposal form listed directly above. 
    • Chemical Waste Disposal Excel Sheet (XLSX 16.4 KB) - (for bulk disposal submissions, download this excel sheet, fill it out and upload it on the Chemical Waste form listed directly above)

For specific waste disposal information and assistance contact Tom Martinek at ext. 74976 or email tom.martinek@queensu.ca

WSIB

 

Procedures

Should you be involved in any of the possible emergency situations detailed below, knowledge of the appropriate procedures to follow will greatly reduce the threat of harm to yourself and others. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the following procedures, do not hesitate to contact us via email at campus.security@queensu.ca or by phoning 613-533-6733.


Providing Assistance to People with Disabilities during an Emergency

Non-Ambulatory

The person in charge of each class, meeting or other activity must ensure that each person who is non-ambulatory receives assistance from two helpers:

  • The helpers assist this person to proceed to the nearest safe exit or stairwell on that floor.
  • One helper is to remain, while the other proceeds to the ground level exit to notify the fire department, police or campus security, which will complete the rescue.

Elevators are not used unless specifically operated by fire fighting personnel.

Visually impaired

The person in charge of each class, meeting or other activity must ensure that the nature of the emergency is explained to the individual quickly and clearly. The person must then be guided to the nearest safe exit and provided any further assistance necessary.

Hearing impaired

The person in charge of each class, meeting or other activity must ensure that the nature of the emergency is explained by speaking slowly, clearly or by writing a note to the individual quickly and clearly.

The person must then be guided to the nearest safe exit and provided any further assistance necessary.

University members are obligated to assist these community members, if they are on their own, during building evacuations and other emergencies.

Environmental Health and Safety Policies & Procedures

The University policies listed below are specific to the area of health and safety and have been created, and are maintained by, the Department of Environmental Health and Safety. Queen's is committed to an inclusive campus community with accessible goods, services, and facilities that respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. The Adobe Acrobat (pdf), Word (doc) and Excel (xls) files found on this site are available in an accessible format or with appropriate communication supports upon request. Please contact safety@queensu.ca if you need any assistance.

Chemical

Radiation Safety

Biosafety

Laboratory Safety

General Safety

Fire Safety

Incidents/WSIB

Health and Safety Bulletins

Policies

Weapons and Replica Weapons Policy

Queen鈥檚 University is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for University Community Members. Accordingly, the presence of Weapons and Replica Weapons are prohibited on Queen鈥檚 University Property.

This Policy outlines the conditions under which an exception to the use of Weapons and Replica Weapons on University Property can be approved, the process for requesting approval, and identifies authority for addressing non-compliance issues.

The 成人大片 Weapons and Replica Weapons Policy was updated in November 2023.  The most current version of the policy can be found in the University Policy Library 

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If you wish to apply for an exemption under  this policy, please print out and complete the Weapons Policy Request Form.

The form should then be passed to your dean, director or department head for their concurrence and then forwarded to the director of Campus Security for approval.

成人大片 Policies and Terms of Reference

The University policies listed below have been approved by the Senate and/or the Board of Trustees and can be accessed from the website of the 成人大片 Secretariat and Legal Counsel. 

鈥嬧嬧嬧嬧婹ueen鈥檚 has a number of policies and accompanying procedures related to student rights, rules and responsibilities.

Many of these are related to student conduct, safety and wellness, including (but not limited to):

For a comprehensive list of policies, please consult the website of the .

Training

View Detailed Information for all Environmental Health & Safety Training

News