An incident is an event resulting in damage, or potential damage, to property and/or the environment such as a fire, spill, breakage, etc. We understand that certain incidents may happen in the course of your work.

To report any emergency incidents, please call Protection Services immediately at x5411.

Report any non-emergency incidents to Health and Safety.

Finally, all incidents must be reported to the University through the Accidents, Incidents, and Occupational Disease form as soon as possible to aid in the investigation of causes, remediation of issues, as well as helping any potential insurance issues. 

Building Maintenance

Any non-urgent problems relating to building maintenance should be reported to Facilities Office.

All maintenance emergencies should be directed to x2222 or to emergency number x5411, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. A maintenance emergency is a situation where the condition of a building, grounds or vehicles can affect the safety of users or can create a dangerous situation.

Examples of maintenance’s principal functions:

  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
  • Electricity and plumbing
  • Campus roads
  • Traffic signs
  • Housekeeping
  • Maintenance of ground (icy or unsafe conditions)
  • Transportation

Hazardous Material Emergency Management

If this is an emergency, call protection services at 613-562-5411 or by dialing extension 5411 from a landline.

The University has an emergency management plan in place to address any potential hazardous material incidents or spills at the University. All spills are reported to Protection Services by calling 613-562-5411 or by dialing extension 5411 from a landline. Small-scale spills with limited to no health hazards are generally cleaned up by lab personnel using spill kits that include absorbent materials and other safety equipment. If it is determined that the spill is beyond our immediate emergency response capabilities, protection services will dispatch a specialized emergency response contractor to assess the situation and coordinate the cleanup in collaboration with the Office of Risk Management.

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