The University of Toronto Scarborough, as an employer, is responsible
under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) for establishing and
maintaining a Joint Health and Safety Committee. This advisory
committee, which consists of worker representatives and management
members, meets quarterly to discuss health and safety concerns, review
progress, and make recommendations to management. The committee also
conducts monthly inspections of the workplace.
The JHSC is co-chaired by one worker and one management member and also
has at least one Certified worker and one Certified management member.
The committee has a written Terms of Reference which specifies the
membership, its method of selection and defines the workplace which the
Full details regarding the composition and operation of the Committee
can be found in its Terms of Reference, which are available upon
request. Please contact Kerri Kistnasami, Administrative Assistant, in
the Office of Campus Safety & Security at 416-208-4834 or by email at