Health and Safety Contacts

The U of T Office of Environmental Health and Safety has a comprehensive portfolio with a broad mandate for all three campuses with the objective of ensuring and facilitating a safe environment for all employees, students, visitors and contractors who engage in activities across our community and frequent any of our spaces.

On the EHS site contact list you can connect with people in the following capacities:

Biosafety Officer 

  • Consulting on Biological Hazards 
  • Biosafety Certificates 
  • Training 

Hazardous Waste Manager 

  • Chemical Emergency Response
  • Chemical Waste Disposal Services
  • Gas Cylinder Disposal
  • Laboratory Decommissioning for Hazardous Materials
  • PCB Waste Management 
  • Radioactive Waste Disposal Services 

Health and Wellbeing Programs and Services Manager 

  • Occupational Disease Prevention 
  • Health Risk Assessment 
  • Medical Surveillance 
  • Immunization 
  • Health Promotion and Education 
  • Confidential Advice and Counselling 

Occupational Health, Physician Consultant 

Occupational Hygenist & Safety Specialist 

  • Chemical Safety 
  • Ergonomics 
  • General Safety 
  • Indoor Air Quality 
  • Laboratory Safety 
  • Noise 
  • Thermal Hazards - heat & cold 
  • Vibration 

Radiation Protection Services, Senior Safety Officer 

  • Ionizing Radiation 
  • Radioisotope Permits 
  • Radiation Safety Training 
  • Radiation Instrument Calibrations 
  • X-Rays 
  • Non-Ionizing Radiation 
  • Laser Safety 
  • Light - visible, ultra violet, infra-red

In addition to the above EHS resources, contact information for the Acting Manager, Environmental Protection is as follows:
Gord Petre
Tel: (416) 978-7000