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Biohazard protocol

Dealing with suspicious envelopes or packages

Please follow this protocol to identify and handle suspicious envelopes or packages. This checklist outlines common features of anthrax threat letters.

Safety and crime prevention

For a safe and pleasant work environment

 The Campus Security Department would like all members of the campus community to feel safe.

Card access (Macdonald campus only)

Overnight and week-end access

Most of the mail buildings on the Macdonald Campus are controlled by Proximity Readers, for overnight and week-end access. The system includes card readers at the following locations:

Emergency phones

Outside emergency phones across the campus

 A network of Emergency Phones cover the Macdonald / John Abbott Campus. These phones are found outside buildings, along walkways, in parking lots and structures at various locations where they are most visible.

Department staff and contact information

How to contact us

For general information

Fax number

Patrick Blue
Operations Manager
patrick [dot] blue [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Helen Dicso

Emergency numbers

Emergency (primary) 911
Emergency (follow-up) 514-398-7777
Campus Security (non-emergency) 514-398-7770
Poison Control Centre 1-800-463-5060
Lakeshore General Hospital (Emergency) 514-630-2163
Lakeshore General Hospital (Information) 514-630-2225
Île Perrot MédiCentre 514-453-1100
Lac St-Louis CLSC

Mission statement

Security Services is committed to supporting the goals and mission  of the University by providing a safe and secure environment for all.

We achieve this through guidance, prevention and response.