Health and Safety Guidance during COVID-19
Laurentian University’s Commitment – The University is committed to provide and maintain healthy and safe working and learning environments for all workers, students, volunteers visitors and stakeholders. This is achieved by observing best practices which meet or exceed the standards to comply with legislative requirements. Our workers’ commitment to the University community is integral to the success of the institution. Laurentian continues to take every reasonable precaution to ensure the health and safety of the campus community.
COVID-19 is a new hazard in the workplace. Hazard mitigation should always focus on implementing measures to eliminate or reduce the risk – which, in this case, is contact with COVID-19.
For this purpose, the hierarchy of measures to control the hazard must be considered, as outlined below (modified to apply to the current circumstances).