Risk & Safety Incident Reporting

The Risk & Safety Form should be used to report all first aid incidents; university work or premises related incidents and ill health; acts of violence (physical and verbal abuse and threats to staff, serious incidents involving students); injuries arising from road traffic accidents while at work and non-injury incidents that had the potential to cause harm (dangerous occurrences or “near misses”).

UFV is committed to the health and safety of its employees and students. To report any health and safety incident involving staff, students, tenants, contractors or visitors which occur on University owned or managed premises, or during the course of University organised activities (e.g. field trips) report the incident to your Supervisor/Instructor as soon as possible and complete an Incident Report form. Send completed reports to electronically to ehs@ufv.ca or hardcopies to EHS, Risk & Safety and your Supervisor/Instructor.

Risk & Safety Incident Report Form

Serious Incidents

Certain serious incidents must be immediately reported to WorkSafeBC. The Supervisor or another individual with knowledge of the incident must contact EHS, Risk & Safety as soon as possible for assistance with reporting to WorkSafeBC if the incident meets any of the following descriptions:

  • Serious injury or death of a worker
  • Major structural failure or collapse of a building, tower, crane, hoist, temporary construction support system or excavation
  • Major release of a hazardous substance
  • Fire or explosion that had potential for causing serious injury to a worker

Contact EHS, Risk & Safety by phone 604-557-5272 during weekday working hours. If no response or if after hours, call Security Operations Centre at 1-855-239-7654 and ask for EHS, Risk & Safety to be contacted.

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