IMPORTANT NOTICE: Services normally provided by Environmental Health and Safety will be limited during the Covid-19 pandemic, including spill and incident response assistance. Therefore, all higher risk activities and experiments on campus should be postponed.
Additional guidance is available for researchers working from home and working alone in labs.
The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) department provides educational, technical and advisory services to the SFU community by working collaboratively with academic, research and service units to minimize and mitigate safety, health and environmental risks.
Ergonomics, indoor air quality, mould, smoking on campus and respiratory protection.
General lab safety, biological, chemical, radiation, x-ray, laser safety and more.
Safe work protocols for SFU trades contractors and facilities services.
Review safety training relevant to your areas of work, research or study.
Coronavirus Notice January 24, 2020
Please visit SFU Health & Counselling Colds, Coughs and Flus webpage to learn more about...
Burnaby Mountain Wildfire Report January 13, 2020
Safety & Risk Services retained an environmental consulting firm to develop a wildfire...
Winterfest 2019 October 30, 2019
Winter is coming to Burnaby Mountain! Are you prepared? Join us for Winterfest, the annual event on...
Refer to links below for information about common hazards and how to reduce your risk:
- November 2019 - Space heaters
- October 2019 - Hazardous material spill on body
- July 2019 - Laboratory flood prevention + response