Health, Safety, and Environment


Coronavirus update

The University of Prince Edward Island continues to monitor developments about the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). UPEI recommends that you seek information from official government sources. Learn more.

COVID-19 Resources

The Health, Safety, and Environment team believes that keeping the lines of communication open in the workplace—wherever its location—is crucial in helping us stay mentally and physically healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are checking the incident@upei.ca inbox every day for any submitted incident reports. A Health, Safety, and Environment drop box installed with signage in Memorial Hall. The door to the foyer is always open and the drop box is located to the left as you walk in.

You may also contact the department at hse@upei.ca. In some situations, we may not be able to answer all your questions, but we can certainly help direct your concerns to the appropriate resource, so please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Many individuals, teams, and groups have been responsive and creative in developing resources to support their UPEI colleagues during this COVID-19 situation: 

It is our commitment to ensure UPEI is a healthy and safe environment to work, study, and visit. The Health, Safety, and Environment team will demonstrate and promote an internal responsibility system that expects all workplace parties to collaborate to identify, assess, and control all workplace hazards/risks to demonstrate our due diligence. We will provide oversight and guidance to ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Legislation of PEI.


Contact

Liz Rostant-MacArthur, BSc, MSc

Health, Safety, and Environment Manager

Email: hse@upei.ca

Phone: 902-566-0516