New and Young Worker Health and Safety Orientation

August 15, 2016
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New and Young Worker Health & Safety Orientation
The New & Young Worker Health & Safety Orientation is a mandatory workshop for all new employees hired to perform work at SFU.  This includes TAs, TMs, RAs, Postdoctoral Fellows and Events staff.  SFU is required to provide workers with orientation and training about safe work procedures and how to recognize hazards on the job before they start work. 

Topics such as hazard and incident reporting, roles & responsibilities, worker rights, health & safety committees, emergency response, working alone and workplace bullying & harassment will be covered.  

Three sessions have been organized, one at each campus.  Registration is required. Please bring your own lunch!

Burnaby campus: Monday, September 19th at 12:00-1:00 pm in BH 9655.
Update: This session is sold out.

UPDATE: Due to popular demand, a second session has been organized for Burnaby
September 26th at 12:00-1:00pm in room AQ 4140.  
Please register at: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/250645005

Vancouver campus: Tuesday, September 20th at 12:00-1:00 pm in Harbour Centre room 1510.
Please register at: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/250104485

Surrey campus: Wednesday, September 21st at 12:00-1:00 pm in room 2995.
Please register at: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/250099285

Online version
Employees who are unable to attend the above sessions due to scheduling conflicts can take the online version of the orientation, which will be available in late fall.  Please refer to the EHRS webpage for additional information: www.sfu.ca/srs/ehrs.

Questions?  Please refer to the FAQ or contact EHRS.

Event is organized by SFU Safety and Risk Services.

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