Health & Safety, Health & Wellness




Environmental Health & Safety Policies


Feeling Better Now - Mental Health Support Services


Heat Stress Bulletin - Hot Weather Plan, Working in Hot Environments, Preventing Heat Stress, Heat Stress Symptoms


HSC Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)


Illness or Injury Incident Policy and Illness or Injury Incident Report


Public Health - Rabies Exposure Report and Guidelines


Students in Distress





Wellness@Work Program & Events 


Wellness @Work Resources


As August approaches, I hope you are enjoying the summer sunshine and taking time daily for your wellness at work.  Thanks to everyone who joined the Wellness@Work Garden Gander walk this week!  Please send along any feedback you have to  If you missed it, be sure to join us next Tuesday at noon for a walk through the beautiful Conservatory Gardens.  


The Wellness@Work Advisory Committee wants to hear from you what it’s like working at U of G.  Sign up for a 1.5h session to participate in an activity to share your feedback on Wellness@Work.


A few other updates you might be interested in:

·         Registration opens August 1st for the two week FHT to Move! activity challenge. Sign up and join the “University of Guelph Wellness@Work” team. Earn activity minutes for running, walking, cycling, yoga, etc.  All participants are eligible for weekly prize draws. At the end of the two weeks, there will be a grand prize for the winning team with the highest total score!

·         The Greater Good Science Center has release their August 2018 Happiness Calendar. For each day of the month, view the calendar for links to a variety of resources related to happiness.  Interested in challenging yourself to a new practice to spread happiness?  Try out the 10:5 Way!  

·         If you haven’t yet visited the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming, take a break to check out their fresh seasonal produce each Thursday from 3-6pm.

·         Researchers on our campus are exploring factors affecting the mental wellbeing of veterinarians.  Learn more about their research in the Crest magazine.  


Join a Smoke-Free Campus Community Consultation


U of G’s Guelph campus is working toward becoming smoke-free in spring 2019. We’re helping build a healthy campus for everyone in our community.  Becoming a smoke-free campus is a complex, but important initiative. Extensive community consultation will help us create a policy that considers the various needs of our University.


All interested community members are invited to take part in any of the following consultation sessions.

  • Aug. 1 – 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. – McLaughlin Library, Room 246A
  • Aug. 15 – 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. – OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 4838
  • Sept. 12 – 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. – University Centre, Room 442
  • Sept. 27 – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – University Centre, Peter Clark Hall, Wing B (south)


Sign up for a consultation session.


On the Smoke-Free Campus website, you can also find:

  • answers to frequently asked questions about the initiative
  • information on smoking cessation resources
  • details on why the campus is going smoke-free


You can also share your thoughts through the Smoke-Free Campus website or by emailing