This manual documents the various health and safety programs and procedures established at the University of Toronto. Its purpose is to assist in the identification and control of workplace hazards and thereby promote a safe and healthy environment for employees, students, visitors and contractors.

The programs and procedures documented here have been developed specifically for the University of Toronto in accordance with the applicable legislation and good safety practice. Further information and resources are available centrally from the Office of Environmental Health and Safety and from Divisional Safety Officers. Comments and questions regarding the manual should be directed to the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.