About Safety Office

The Safety Office serves as a Health, Safety and Environment resource to assist members of the institution community in meeting their obligations to provide a safe, healthy work and educational environment.

 

Emergency Procedures

Understanding the main issues of emergency situation is very important for each member (student, administrative staff and academic staff) of Canadian Institute of Technology.Each member of CIT should know whom and how to contact in a case of emergency.The Safety Office administers university-wide emergency programs such as fire and large scale spills of hazardous materials. Information on university-wide procedures is presented here in this section of the Safety Office website.

Individual faculties/departments and shops/studios/laboratories must also have their own emergency procedures in place that are specific to their work/study areas and ensure that CIT employees and students know and understand these procedures.

Committees and Representatives

To increase security measures and to cope in any emergency situation, it is decided to set up a working team.

This team is composed by:

  • Chancellor
  • IT
  • Human Resources
  • Security Expert
  • An employee of physical security
  • Reception
  • The building maintenance technicians
  • Member of Students Government

 Emergency Contact Numbers

 

Emergency contacts should be posted in a location accessible to responding emergency services (recommend location on visible parts of the building/offices).

Internal emergency contact number:

CIT                  042229778

Other important emergency contacts:

Police              129

Urgency           127

Firefighters      128

Road Police      126

Healthy and Safety Office Policies

 

Policies of Healthy and Safety Committee:

  • The committee is not responsible on Health and Safety at work. It only inspects workplaces, signals anomalies and insufficiency, and offers recommendations.
  • Meets at list once each term.
  • Recognizes workplace hazards.
  • Evaluates the risk of accidents/incidents, injuries and illness.
  • Participates in development and implementation of programs to protect the employees’ safety and health.
  • Responds to employee complaints and suggestions concerning safety and health.
  • Monitors and follows-up hazard reports and recommend action.
  • Participate in safety and health inquiries and investigations, as appropriate.
  • Consults with professional and technical experts.
  • Makes recommendations to management for accident prevention and safety program activities.
  • Monitors effectiveness of safety programs and procedures.
  • Perform an inspection each beginning of a term and fills the two appended templates