Health, Safety & Wellness

Contact us

Report all incidents, injuries, emergencies, security issues, suspicious or criminal activity to Public Safety & Security as soon as possible.

For severe life-threatening emergencies call 9-1-1 and then contact security.

Download Take 5 for Safety document for more information:

Take 5 for Safety

Take 5 for Safety - COVID-19 edition

Public Safety & Security:

Available 24/7

Dial 0 on a college phone.

Phone: 416-415-4000
Text: 416-723-4761

Visits Public Safety page

Facilities Help Desk:

Dial 2 on a college phone.

Casa Loma: 416-415-5000, ext. 2360
St. James: 416-415-5000, ext. 2040
Waterfront: 416-415-5000, ext. 5365

Health, Safety & Wellness:

Casa Loma: 416-415-5000, ext. 3607
St. James: 416-415-5000, ext. 3499
Waterfront: 416-415-5000, ext. 4799

ACCIDENT REPORTING

All student, staff, or visitor accidents and injuries must be reported. Please download and complete the SUPERVISOR’S ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REPORT FORM. The report MUST be completed within 24 HOURS. 

(i) In-Class Student Accident
The Professor/Instructor is responsible for completing and returning the Supervisor’s Accident Investigation Report.

(ii) Out-of-Class Student Accident
The Campus Manager is responsible for completing and returning the Supervisor’s Accident Investigation Report.

(iii) Staff Accident
The staff member’s direct Supervisor/Manager is responsible for completing and returning the Supervisor’s Accident Investigation Report.

(iv) Visitor Accident (includes external contractors)
The Campus Manager is responsible for completing and returning the Supervisor’s Accident Investigation Report.

STUDENTS ON WORK PLACEMENT WHO HAVE A WORK RELATED ILLNESS OR ACCIDENT INCLUDING NEEDLE STICK INJURY

Please download and follow the instructions provided in the guidelines below.

  • Management Guide - Students on “Unpaid” Work Placements/ Work Related Illness or Accident/ and Needle Stick Protocol for Faculty. (NOTE: This document is only available locally, on the George Brown College intranet site)

WHMIS TRAINING

WORKPLACE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION SYSTEM (WHMIS) 

R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 860, as amended O. Reg. 36/93 WHMIS training is an annual requirement for employees that work with chemicals. Employees who do not work with chemicals must complete WHMIS training every three (3) years.

WHMIS training is mandatory for all employees and offered through Cornerstone.  In person classes are no longer offered.

Go to the Employee Learning & Development website to check course availability and enrol. To get more details and to schedule your annual safety training check the calendar of events and register with Employee Learning & Development.