The University of Toronto, EHS Occupational Health Services provides several health surveillance, testing and immunoprophylaxis programs for University employees.
Animal Care Workers Surveillance
Communicable Disease Surveillance:
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Nursing
Student Health Services
Research Laboratory Personnel
HIV Research Laboratory Personnel
Hepatitis A Virus
Hepatitis B Virus
Measles, Mumps and Rubella
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio Virus
Anonymous HIV testing
Epstein Barr Virus testing
Hepatitis C Virus testing
Mantoux testing (Tuberculosis screening)
Q Fever serological testing
Immunizing agents are available for the protection of laboratory personnel against the etiologic agents of the following diseases:
|Hemophilus influenzae type b||Pertussis||Typhoid|
|Influenza A||Polio||Yellow fever|
Immunoprophylaxis and information pertaining to the availability and the advisability of immunizing agents are available through EHS Occupational Health Services.
Laboratory personnel should be protected against laboratory-acquired infections by appropriate immunization with relevant, licensed vaccines unless they already have documented protective levels of pre-existing immunity. Hepatitis B immunization is strongly recommended for all workers who routinely handle or have occupational exposure to human blood, body fluids, organs or tissues. The University of Toronto offers and provides hepatitis B immunization free of charge to its employees through the EHS Occupational Health Services.