McMaster University

McMaster University

Senator William McMaster statue bench at McMaster University

FHS Safety Office

FHS Safety Office Strategic Plan

Safety and Health Week

May 1-7, 2023 is McMaster's annual Safety and Health week. Please ensure your NOMINATIONS for Health and Safety Award of Excellence 2023 is submitted by April 12, 2023. Please click this link for full details of the event.

McMaster Staff at Hospitals

COVID-19: Staff & Physicians - Hamilton Health Sciences

Information for our staff, physicians, volunteers, and learners (

Special Case for Masking in Ewart Angus Centre at MUMC

Change in Biowaste Procedures in HSC/MUMC and MDCL

Please click the link to read the UPDATED memo. Please click this link to view the poster.





Volunteers are needed for minute taking support for our Joint Health and Safety Committees. If you can spare 1.5-2 hours a month (or can commit to a few individual meetings) and would like to support our JHSC, please contact

Injury/Incident Report Form

The McMaster Injury/Incident Report must be completed and submitted within 24 hours of an injury. The form must be downloaded and saved to your computer before filling. Click this link for more details related to incident reporting.

Coronavirus Pandemic

Please see the Back to Mac for all the information relevant to 2019 Coronavirus.

Site assessment process for FHS.

Safety Programs

All of McMaster's safety programs are captured in the Risk Management Manual. All staff and students should familiarize themselves with this website and the documents within.

Website Updates

NEW High Risk Hazard Lab Safety Self-Assessment Checklist Program - starting November - will be facilitated by FHSSO Lab Safety Assistant (Mohaimen Ibrahim). Emails will be sent to PIs to coordinate a time to review.

VentAlert Air Alarm System battery replacement guideleines webpage has been added

Ergonomics webpages are updated.

New Employees link added to top menu.

Injury/Incident link added to top menu and webpages added/updated.

Emergencies link added to top menu and webpages added/updated.

Lab Safety Links collated in Top Nav.

Sidebar links organized in Top Nav.


Updated 2023-03-13

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