COVID-19

USask COVID-19 Contractor Declaration

 As of Sept. 24, 2021, all contractors, vendors and service providers are required to be in compliance with the USask Mandatory Self-disclosure and Proof of Vaccination Status Protocol and Mandatory Rapid Antigen Testing and Daily Symptom Checklist expectation.

The COVID protocols for contractors, vendors, and service providers include:

  • Proof of having received two doses of a World Health Organization (WHO)-approved COVID-19 vaccine  (ie. E-health record or provincial vaccine proof QR code)
  • Or unvaccinated individuals or individuals having received only one does of a (WHO)-approved vaccine, must:
    • Maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test that was taken within 72 hours of arriving on campus
    • Maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test every 72 hours while working on campus
  • Daily completion of a COVID-19 Self-Monitoring Checklist as managed by the contractor for their workers

Contractors, vendors and service providers are required to be in compliance with all other current COVID-19 protocols including:

Safety Resources, the USask OHS Department is accountable for audit and spot-check for compliance of all USask Health and Safety policies, protocols and procedures.

For more information, please contact safetyresources@usask.ca or 306-966-4675.

Code of Practice

Contractor Health and Safety Code of Practice

If you are a Contractor or Service Provider, an employee of Contractor or Service Provider or a Project Manager or Contract Authority bringing Contractor(s) or Service Provider(s) to University of Saskatchewan (USask) owned or leased properties, you must adhere to the Contractor Health and Safety Code of Practice. It provides the health and safety expectations, defines roles and responsibilities and provides the processes for safely executing contracted construction or service projects at USask.

Orientation

Contractor Health and Safety Orientation

Before any contractors, employees of contractors, sub-contractors, service and maintenance providers, Project Managers or Contract Authority to perform work on University of Saskatchewan owned and leased property, they must attend the University’s Contractor Health and Safety Orientation.

Safety Resources has changed the delivery format for the contractor Health and Safety Orientation in order to protect our community's health and safety against COVID-19. We have cancelleed our Tuesday classroom sessions until further notice. However, contactors, service providers and consultants can request a Orientation Package by following the instructions below.

To register and receive the orientation package, please send an email to constructionsafety@usask.ca with the details below:

  • Attendee first and last name(s)
  • Contact information
  • Company name
  • Project name, location and Project Manager or Contract Authority

Asbestos Management

USask has an Asbestos Management Program that communicates asbestos information to campus occupants and those who are hired to work near or with asbestos containing materials. 

If you are conducting any work that may disturb areas with potential asbestos containing material, an assessment to identify asbestos containing materials is required by trained and qualified personnel prior to completing the work.  In addition, if any asbestos containing material is observed to be damaged, please report the location to Asbestos Management Program.

For any questions or concerns regarding asbestos, please contact the Asbestos Management Program.

Forms

Questions?

General Inquiries
Safety Resources
306-966-4675
safetyresources@usask.ca

Construction Safety Orientation Registration
constructionsafety@usask.ca

Asbestos Management Program
Jaime Joyes
jaime.joyes@usask.ca
306-966-7639