Offices and Classrooms

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:00am

Start: 10:35 a.m.

Human Resources Meeting room



Employee Members                                                                   Management Members

Cindy Haggerty (COPE)                                                      Leslie Malcolm, Director (CEDL)

Shanon Arnold (Schedule II)                                                                     

Dr. Wa Gao (LUFA)

Laura Rovere (Schedule II)



Sue Viitala (Schedule II)


Ursula MacDonald (Ex-Officio member)


1.         Outstanding Business


A)  The Annual Asbestos Removal list is complete.  This year it is based on the 2015 and 2016 audits.


B) Wellness Fair had more students than staff attend.  More advertising is required next year.


C)  All dust and air samples have been taken; and report received.  All results are within normal, acceptable limits.


Sept. 29/16: Ursula advised that Physical Plant will begin testing dust for asbestos content in CB, UC and Ryan Building.  As part of the review undertaken by Pinchin the University will test various locations for asbestos content in settled dust.  Hugh would like 2 members from each JHSC to volunteer to be a part of sub-committee which will then make recommendations on locations for testing.  Pinchin has recommended testing at least 3 areas per each air handling unit. Members interested in being on the sub-committee please contact Ursula.


2.   Inspections

Completed inspections: part of BB and TSC rooms in AT.

  • Next inspections need to be scheduled for: 
  • Residence Offices, Ryan Building, remainder of Braun Building,
  • Greenhouse, PACI, Nursing Building, Lot 5 Research
  • Library, Field/Hangar


3.  Injury and Accident Reports


  • Dec.: none
  • Jan.: one slip
  • Feb.: none
  • March: 2 slipped: 1 broken wrist, 1 sprained wrist



Ergonomic Assessments; 


There have been 30 ergonomic assessments completed to date.


4.   New Business/Open Discussion


OH&S training: May 9th & 10th






Next meeting: Date to be determined (Friday)

                            Time:  10:00 a.m. in HR meeting room

                            Human Resources Meeting Room