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Wilfrid Laurier University Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management
April 30, 2016

Canadian Excellence

Contractor Safety

Laurier University is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all of its employees, students and visitors.To fulfill this commitment, the university must ensure that all contractors and sub-contractors are meeting or exceeding the requirements and standards of health, safety and environmental legislation.

Laurier's Contract Labour Policies must be followed by all contractors prior to initiating work at Laurier.


Advance planning and quality site preparations are important for a safer, environmentally conscious, well organized construction site. The following document is a policy that applies to all contractors, general contractorsand subcontractors that provide services to Laurier University.For further information, please contact Geoff Schwarz To view the Contract Labour Policy Click Here.


In order to be considered a contractor in good standing, the following documentation must be received bySHERM and be valid:

- Proof of Insurance
- Valid WSIB clearance certificate (only valid for a maximum of 90 days)
- WSIB Safety Record
- Current Health and Safety Policy - (must be reviewed annually)

NOTE:A Contractor in Good standingdoes not provide approval for work at Laurier University.

In order to be approved for work at Wilfrid Laurier University all applicable documents outlined in the Contract Labour Policy must be received by the Laurier Project Administrator and considered acceptable with respect to the specific project. The project administrator will review the documents taking into account the scope of the intended work. The Project Administrator will consult with SHERM as required. All documentation must be valid for the duration of the project or must be resubmitted. Should the scope of the project change, a review of the submitted contract labour documentation should be conducted by the Laurier Project Administrator to ensure it is acceptable.

If you have any questions specific to your project, please direct them toyour Laurier Project Administrator.

For general inquiries regarding contractor required documentationplease contact Geoff Schwarz CONDITIONS FOR CONTRACTORS WORKING ON LAURIER PROPERTY

This booklet is provided to contractors to inform them of Laurier's safety requirements.

To view the Contractor Safety Guidelines Booklet Click Here.


Ministry of Labour (MOL)

Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA)