EH&S COVID-19 Information

Environmental, Health and Safety continues to work with other areas on campus to monitor the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and take appropriate precautions to limit the impact to our campus community.

Employee Wellness oversees the management of self-isolation and quarantine requirements related to COVID-19. Visit the HR COVID FAQ and Resource page for more information.

Visit Mount Royal’s COVID-19 Updates and Resources page for general information for students and employees, including staying home when ill, where to get masks and rapid testing kits, and frequently asked questions.


Wearing a mask properly, including N95  |  Frequently asked questions


Working on campus


Wearing a mask properly, including N95


Frequently asked questions

What are my rights with regards to refusal of unsafe work during COVID-19?

The Right to Refuse Dangerous Work is a component of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Alberta. You can review the legislation online here. The MRU Unsafe Work Refusal procedure can be found here.


Employees have a right to refuse unsafe work, but it must be based on a reasonable assessment of the risk. What is considered 'reasonable' and who defines this?

It is defined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Alberta.


What are the on-campus safety protocols?

  • Review Mount Royal’s COVID-19 website for the latest updates.
  • Don't come to campus if you feel unwell, or have symptoms/have tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Mount Royal recommends that everyone on campus wears a three-layer mask while indoors.
  • Be courteous: support and respect the choices of others, and maintain a respectful distance. Choose your time in high-traffic areas based on personal comfort.
  • Disinfect your hands with sanitizer upon entering the building.
  • Wash your hands frequently and for a minimum of 20 seconds (or apply hand sanitizer), particularly if you have touched items in public or common areas.
  • Avoid touching your face, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with others who are sick.


What are the cleaning protocols?

CCeaning practices and protocols include prioritizing high-touch and high-traffic areas.

How do I obtain additional safety or cleaning supplies for my work space on campus?

Safety and cleaning supplies such as hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, and reusable and disposable masks are available for employees working on campus. To request supplies for your area, please complete the Safety and Cleaning Supplies Request form, and someone from the EH&S team will be in touch.


COVID cleaning supply SDS

To request supplies for your area, complete the Safety and Cleaning Supplies Request form.