Environmental Health & Safety
Our Mount Royal University Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) team is committed to delivering awareness about health and safety in the workplace through education and community engagement.
Our mission aligns with the MRU Strategic Plan 2025, Learning Together, Leading Together, by ensuring everyone has an opportunity to participate with health and safety initiatives on campus.
EH&S is now part of Human Resources. Find out more about employee well-being.
We are happy to announce the delivery of the MRU Safe Work Program: Ergonomics.
To check if your assigned workstation is ergonomically set up, please use the MRU ergonomic self assessment checklist.
When completing the checklist, please use the guidance images on the backside and adjust your workstation as needed.
If your self adjustment is unsuccessful, please reach out to EH&S for further assistance.
Robert Siklodi - EH&S Team Lead
Caroline Butler - Certified Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) - EH&S Officer
Arleta Tyzo - BSc., Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor (CPHSA) - EH&S Officer / Hazardous Waste Specialist
Raymond Yu - MSc., Lab Safety Specialist / Biosafety Officer, Laboratory Safety Officer, Radiation Safety Officer
The foundational principles of our services are governed by awareness strategies and continuous improvement methodologies.
They include, but are not limited, to:
Hazard identification, assessment, and control
Employee safety orientation
First aid program
Laboratory specific procedures
Chemical management (safe use and storage)
Asbestos program oversight
Hazardous waste management
Contractor safety orientation
For life threatening medical emergencies, call 9-1-1 , then Security Services 403.440.5900 to assist.
For immediate assistance regarding workplace incidents and injuries, please call Security Services 403.440.5900.
The following information is provided for Employees, Contractors, Volunteers, and Students injured during class or a practicum:
The Supervisor / MRU Key Contact is responsible for ensuring injury reports are submitted. They should assist Students, Contractors, and Volunteers with entering the injury into Intelex; Employees and Faculty can enter the report directly.
Injured person: Report the workplace injury to your Supervisor or MRU Key Contact (i.e program coordinator, instructor, project manager, etc) immediately.
Supervisor / MRU Key Contact: Report the workplace injury with the employee/student/contractor/volunteer within 48 hours of being notified by logging in and filling in the Intelex report form from a University desktop computer.
**MRU employees overseeing work done by students, contractors, or volunteers, please note that only MRU employees have direct access to Intelex.
**Intelex reporting only works when you are connected to the MRU internet network via desktop computer (not WiFi).
First time users will need to select 'Forgot password' to create a password, then log in to report.
If you've never used Intelex before, here's what you need to know.
If you do not have access to Intelex at the time of injury, please call or email your Supervisor / MRU Key Contact immediately to notify them of the incident.
Workplace incidents (non-injury incidents, near misses, environmental spills, property damages)
Person involved: Report the workplace incident to your Supervisor or MRU Key Contact immediately.
Supervisor / MRU Key Contact: Report the workplace incident into the Workplace Incident Report Form
All other incidents involving Students or Visitors
Report all incidents to Security Services 403.440.5900.
Safety orientation can be found in Blackboard.
Job specific safety training must be provided by the Departments. Position hazard assessments are a tool used to identify which safety training is required for each position type at MRU. (i.e WHMIS training if you are working with or around hazardous chemicals, fall protection training if you are working at heights, etc).
The EH&S team is available to consult on safety training needs.
EH&S Policies & Procedures
MRU's commitment to employee health and safety is outlined in our EH&S policy.
Every employee has a right and responsibility to a healthy and safe workplace. Not sure what that means?
Check out our health and safety policies and procedures to find out more.
Ergonomics hazards are the most common hazards identified at MRU. They are found both in office and trade environments.
If you are experiencing discomfort, please consider booking an ergonomic assessment with one of our EH&S consultants: email@example.com
Do you know the hazards of your job? Do you know how to report a hazard? It's your right to know.
To learn more about how to keep your workplace healthy and safe, including hazard assessments, hazard reporting, and ergonomic assessments, explore within.
Workplace incidents and injuries are preventable.
Do you know what to do if you were involved in an incident? Do you know how to report an incident?
Incident management involves preventive action, such as safety training, and corrective actions after incidents occur.
Do you work with biological, chemical, or radiation hazards and/or primarily in a laboratory?
We have some resources for you to keep yourself and those around you safe.
Looking for our access to legislation, forms, templates, or safety tips?
You can find them here.