Health and Safety Services works with employees, students, and contractors along with municipal, provincial and federal authorities to ensure that everyone at Vancouver Island University has a safe and rewarding experience in their work and studies.
VIU has established clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities for health and safety at Vancouver Island University. VIU utilizes an internal responsibility system where all workers have a shared responsibility for health and safety. The concept of an internal responsibility system is based on the principle that employees are in the best position to identify health and safety concerns and to identify and to develop solutions in their work areas. This organizational structure is outlined in the Administrative Oversight Plan.