Health, Safety & Training

The information below pertains to McGill-owned spaces/buildings on the downtown and Macdonald campuses.
In case of any discrepancy, the terms laid out in leases or Memorandum of Agreements with the University (RIAL) prevail.


Access

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
Process requests for Service Provider cards (used for identification purposes and for access to buildings and rooms)
 
Campus Public Safety Read this IT Knowledge base article for more info
  • Charge
Supply and configure Blank Access Cards for casuals and visitors to the campus, supply additional badge accessories (cardholders, lanyards, etc.)
 
Campus Public Safety

Consult the Security Services website for more information

Only Area Access Managers may submit requests

  • Charge
Arrange for access to campus and/or parking for moves (for transport truck) and oversized deliveries Campus Public Safety

Downtown:
Call Parking Services 514-398-4559

Mac:
Call Parking and Security Services
514-398-7770

  • Depends on location and duration
Arrange for parking when contractors need to leave equipment parked overnight Campus Public Safety

Downtown:
Call Parking Services 514-398-4559

Mac:
Call Parking and Security Services
514 398-7770

Consult the Parking website for more information

  • Charge

Keys - Cut new keys

Building Operations

fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email) or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555
 

To access electrical, mechanical, telecom and elevator rooms, fill out this form and return it to the fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Facilities Call Centre)

  • Charge
Keys - Lend keys Building Operations

campus.security [at] mcgill.ca (Email) Security Services


NCS managers, sector supervisors and FMAS employees can fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (email) or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555 to access electrical, mechanical, telecom and elevator rooms

  • No charge
     
  • Requestor charged a penalty for lost keys (see details in form)

Accidents

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge

Investigate workplace accidents/incidents

(e.g. slips and falls, cuts and bruises,
animal bites and scratches, etc.)

Environmental Health & Safety Fill out this form
  • No charge
Provide assistance or arrange for assistance
in the event of an accidental release of hazardous materials
Hazardous Waste Management Call Security Services
Downtown 
514-398-3000
Macdonald Campus 
514-398-7777
  • Charge if it is the result
    of gross negligence

Air quality

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge

Air quality testing / environmental studies

(in response to concerns about temperature, humidity, ventilation, odours, air pollutants, etc.)

Environmental Health & Safety

Fill out this form

ehs [at] mcgill.ca (Email)/call EHS 514-398-4563

  • No charge if standard assessment
  • Charge for larger-scale assessments

Ergonomics

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
Ergonomic assessments of work spaces Environmental Health & Safety

More info here

ehs [at] mcgill.ca (Email)/call EHS 514-398-4563

  • No charge if standard assessment
  • Charge if external ergonomist needed

Hazardous Waste

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge

Hazardous waste collection and disposal

Examples: Lab waste, chemical, biomedical and radioactive waste, oil from garages, paint

Hazardous Waste Management Visit the HWM website for more info and to view the waste disposal guidelines

No charge for research-related collection (exceptions below apply)

Charge for:

  • Non-research related requests
  • If waste is not prepared, packaged or identified according to McGill standards
  • For exceptional volumes exceeding the normal capacity of the operating budget
  • Analysis costs for unknown compounds

Health and Safety (general)

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
Adherence to occupational and environmental health and safety standards Environmental Health & Safety ehs [at] mcgill.ca (Email)/call EHS
514-398-4563
  • No charge if standard assessment
  • Charge for larger-scale assessments

Building materials testing

  • Paint (lead detection)
  • Asbestos bulk analysis
Environmental Health & Safety ehs [at] mcgill.ca (Email)/call EHS
514-398-4563
  • No charge if standard assessment
  • Charge for larger-scale assessments
Vaccines Environmental Health & Safety

ehs [at] mcgill.ca (Email)/call EHS 514-398-4563

  • Charge

Lab Decommissioning

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge

Removal, storage, or disposal of hazardous materials from laboratories that are:

  • changing vocation
  • moving
  • undergoing major renovations

i.e. check space (counter tops, drawers, fume hoods etc.) for hazards and remove all potential hazards and wastes

Hazardous Waste Management hwm [at] mcgill.ca (Email)/call HWM 514-398-5066
  • Charge for lab decommissioning 
    +
  • Additional charge if more than one drum
    of waste (80 liters)
  • No additional charge up to one drum (80 liters)

Locks

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
Install, change, re-pin and re-key locks

Campus Public Safety &

  • Building Operations (Downtown)
  • Outsourced (Mac)

See this document for more info

fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555

  • Charge

Repairs to locks, locking systems, and door hardware

Examples of issues to report:

  • Broken lock
  • Cannot close door
  • Push bar handle not working properly
  • Key keeps getting stuck
  • Card reader won’t unlock door
  • Downtown: Building Operations
  • Mac: Outsourced

fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555

No charge, except for:

Downtown:

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Faculty Club
  • MNI
  • Brown Student Services
  • Presbyterian College
  • Peel 1555

Mac:

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Student Housing and Hospitality Services
  • Faculty Club
  • Campus/Staff Housing
  • Daycare
  • Morgan Arboretum
Keys - Cut new keys Building Operations

fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email) or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555
 

To access electrical, mechanical, telecom and elevator rooms, fill out this form and return it to the fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Facilities Call Centre)

  • Charge
Keys - Lend keys Building Operations

campus.security [at] mcgill.ca (Email) Security Services


NCS managers, sector supervisors and FMAS employees can fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (email) or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555 to access electrical, mechanical, telecom and elevator rooms

  • No charge
     
  • Requestor charged a penalty for lost keys (see details in form)

Security

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
Safety escort and check-in service if working late or alone Campus Public Safety

Call Security Services 514-398-3000

Consult the Security Services website for more information

  • No charge

Procurement and installation of security devices, incl.:

  • Card readers
  • Intrusion alarm systems
  • Panic button alarms
  • Security cameras
Campus Public Safety (in conjunction with Network and Communication Services) Obtain approval from your Building Director first and then systems.security [at] mcgill.ca (email )Security Services
  • Charge
Security audit/survey of a room/building and recommendations in response to concerns raised Campus Public Safety (may be outsourced depending on request)

Consult the Security Services website for a Self-Service Physical Security Assessment

Speak with your Building Director first and then systems.security [at] mcgill.ca (email) Security Services

  • No charge

Provide extra surveillance/special patrols in special circumstances

Examples: Threat to a unit/person, concern over/fear of aggressive behavior, lost keys to certain areas

Campus Public Safety

Downtown: campus.security [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Security Services: 514-398-3000

Mac: Call Security Services 514-398-7770

  • Charge if deemed beyond reasonable accommodations/available resources (i.e. requestor must book an agent)
Installation of Security Tracking of Office Property (STOP) plate for laptops Campus Public Safety

In-person at Burnside Hall, room 120

Consult the Security Services website for more information

  • Charge

Water

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
Water quality testing Environmental Health & Safety ehs [at] mcgill.ca (Email)/call EHS 514-398-4563
  • No charge if standard assessment
  • Charge for larger-scale assessments

Training

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
Active Shooter Training Workshop Campus Public Safety See this page for info
  • No charge
Area Access Manager Training Campus Public Safety See this page for info
  • No charge
Asbestos Awareness Environmental Health & Safety See this page for info
  • No charge
Biosafety Environmental Health & Safety See this page for info
  • No charge
Construction Safety Environmental Health & Safety See this page for info
  • Charge
De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations Campus Public Safety See this page for info
  • Charge
Emergency Evacuation Training Campus Public Safety

fireprevention [at] mcgill.ca (Email) or call Fire Prevention 
514-368-3473

See this page for info
  • No charge
Emergency Management & Preparedness 101 Campus Public Safety

emergency.mgmt [at] mcgill.ca (Email )Emergency Management and Preparedness

  • No charge

 

Evacuation Team Information Sessions Campus Public Safety

fireprevention [at] mcgill.ca (Email) or call Fire Prevention
514-368-3473

See this page for info

  • No charge
Fire Extinguisher Training Campus Public Safety

fireprevention [at] mcgill.ca (Email) or call Fire Prevention
514-368-3473

See this page for info

  • No charge
First Aid in the Workplace Environmental Health & Safety See this page for info
  • No charge (if within CNESST subsidy entitlement)
Hazardous Waste Management and Disposal Training for Laboratory Personnel Hazardous Waste Management See this page for info about online and in-person training offered
  • No charge
Health and Safety for Managers and Supervisors Environmental Health & Safety See this page for info
  • No charge
Hot Work & Equipment Shut Down Information Session Campus Public Safety

fireprevention [at] mcgill.ca (Email) or call Fire Prevention 
514-398-3473

See this page for info
  • No charge
Laser Safety Environmental Health & Safety See this page for info
  • No charge
myLab Training Environmental Health & Safety See this page for info
  • No charge
Radiation safety Environmental Health & Safety See this page for info
  • No charge
Radioactive shipment: How to legally receive and open a radioactive shipment Hazardous Waste Management See this page for info about online and in-person training offered
  • No charge

Respiratory safety training and fit testing

Environmental Health & Safety See this page for info
  • Charge
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Environmental Health & Safety See this page for info
  • No charge

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