Forms and Policies


Waivers/Informed Consent Forms

Waiver Forms or Informed Consent Forms are required for all unpaid personnel working at the Health Sciences Campus. Please note that waiver forms and the informed consent forms are tailored to specific situations, so supervisors, students and volunteers are required to contact the Health, Safety and Risk Management Office ( to start the process of creating the appropriate form.


The University of Ottawa has many policies governing health and safety in the workplace, including:

Policy 33 - Security

Policy 66 – Violence Prevention

Policy 67 – Sexual Harassment

Policy 72 – Environmental Management and Sustainability

Policy 77 – Occupational Health and Safety

Laboratory-specific Policies

Policy for Pregnant Women in Laboratories

Policy on after hours access by research personnel to research laboratories

PPE for Hazardous Equipment

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