List of H&S Committee Members

Last updated: 24 October 2017

Introduction

At the University of Ottawa, there exists a single joint occupational health and safety named the University Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (UJOHSC) which includes representation from the 3 Functional Occupational Health and Safety Committees (FOHSC).

University Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee

The UJOHSC is predominantly concerned with university-wide issues, with emphasis on 
(i) policy recommendations
(ii) activities which concern several FOHSCs, and 
(iii) coordination of information received from the FOHSCs.

Co-Chairs : Elvio Buono; Meg Peters

The Vice-President, Resources, or his/her delegate

Elvio Buono Ext. 5168
The Vice-President, Research, or his/her delegate Terry Campbell Ext. 1242
Two members appointed by APUO

Jennifer Haire 
Alexandra Gregory

Ext. 3615
Ext. 3908
Two members appointed by APTPUO Paula Sauveur
Akhtar Hossain
N/A
N/A
One member appointed by IUOE, local 772A Marcel Gagnon Ext. 4313
One member appointed by IUOE, local 772B Marcel Gagnon Ext. 4313
Two members appointed by OSSTF Scott Dick
Gabriel Ramsay
Ext. 1983
Ext. 2510
Two members appointed by CUPE. local 2626 Meg Peters
Graham Colby
N/A
N/A
One member appointed by CUPE, lifeguards Graham Ford N/A
One member appointed by PIPSC Alain Le Hénaff Ext. 6257

One person elected by and representing the non-unionized group

Joanne Chartrand Ext. 4026

JHSC Inspector (non-voting member)

Martine Bergeron  Ext. 2256

The term of office of an appointed UJOHSC member is one calendar year. 

In addition, the following persons attend meetings of the UJOHSC as resource people:

Representing the Office of Risk Management Mike Histed Ext. 5273
Representing the Office of Risk Management Céline Clément Ext. 3052
Representing Deans Nada Nagy Ext. 4685
Representing Deans Silvana Gandolfini Ext. 5485
Representing Directors Vacant N/A
Representing Directors Sonya Nigam Ext. 3103
Assistant Director; Health and Wellness Lise Griffith Ext. 1472

Certified Members for the University of Ottawa are:

Representing U. of O. Workers

Joanne Chartrand
Scott Dick
Alexandra Gregory

Ext. 4026
Ext. 1983
Ext. 3908
Representing U. of O. Management Martin Gregoire 
Denis Bouchard
Ext. 6654
Ext. 3543
Office Safety Committee

This committee will include all areas excluded from the Laboratory Committee and the Facilities/Protection Committee.  It will comprise computer laboratories, offices, classrooms, pools, common areas, kitchens, arenas, libraries, auditoriums, etc.

The Office Safety Committee has 17 voting members, as follows:

Co-Chairs: Denis Bouchard and Joanne Chartrand

Two employees appointed by and representing the deans or directors from all areas Vacant
Denis Bouchard
Ext. 3543
Three employees appointed by the APUO Alexandra Gregory *
Vacant
Agnieszka Szczotka
Ext. 3908 

613-798-5555

Two employees appointed by the APTPUO Joe Lostraco
Sheri Zhang
N/A
N/A
Three persons appointed by the CUPE, local 2626 Cynthia Cheney
Susanna Cheung
Radamis Zaky
N/A
N/A
N/A
One person appointed by CUPE, lifeguards Vacant N/A
Two employees appointed by the PIPSC Alain Le Hénaff 
Vacant
Ext. 6257
Three employees appointed by the OSSTF

Alain Léger
Elizabeth Campbell-Brown 
Sheena Levesque

Ext. N/A
Ext. 3564
613-798-5555 ext. 16072

One person elected by and representing the non-unionized group

Joanne Chartrand Ext. 4026
Non-voting undergraduate student member

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In addition, the Committee has non-voting undergraduate student members appointed by the SFUO and non-voting resource employees representing ORM. Other resource persons can also be included based on the Committee’s request.

* receives accident reports

Lab Safety Committee

The Laboratory Health and Safety Committee will be comprised of specialized and technical employees from areas where scientific research, scientific experiments or preparation for scientific experiments are taking place.  This will also include all areas which support laboratories.To name a few examples, it will comprise of areas dealing with x-ray, instrumentation, chemistry, biochemistry, hazardous waste rooms, storage rooms for chemical, biological or radioactive products, physics, animal care services, engineering, machine shops, woodworking shops, high temperature ovens, arts laboratories, autoclaves, radiation laboratories, etc.

The Laboratory Health and Safety Committee has 15 voting members, as follows:

Co-Chairs: Erfan Niazi and Paul Middlestead

Two employees appointed by and representing the deans or directors from faculties or services which have laboratory environment settings, machine shops or industrial
settings
Paul Middlestead
Nada Nagy
Ext. 6839
Ext. 4685
Three employees appointed by the APUO James Gomes
Vacant
Vacant
Ext. 8426
N/A
N/A
Two employees appointed by the APTPUO

Vacant
Fadi Malek 

N/A
N/A
Three persons appointed by the CUPE, local 2626 Erfan Niazi
Kim Mitchell
Ahmad Shahroodi
N/A
N/A
N/A
One employee appointed by the PIPSC Alain Le Hénaff * Ext. 6257
Three employees appointed by the OSSTF Monique Maisonneuve
Patrick D'Aoust
Scott Dick

Ext. 7247
Ext. 6154
Ext. 1983

One person elected by and representing the non-unionized group

Vacant  
Non-voting undergraduate student member

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In addition, the Committee has a non-voting undergraduate student member appointed by the SFUO and non-voting resource employees from ORM, Other resource persons can also be included based on the Committee’s request.

* receives accident reports

Protection and Facilities Health and Safety Committee

The Protection and Facilities Health and Safety Committee comprises all employees employed in Facilities and all employees employed in the Protection Services, regardless of their principal work locations.

The Protection and Facilities FOHSC is concerned with health and safety matters affecting the workplace of the employees employed in this sector, as well as those affecting University of Ottawa premises which are not within a specific building (for instance, parking lots and University-owned roadways).

This committee will include areas affecting University of Ottawa premises which are not necessary within a specific building (for instance, parking lots, underground parking, grounds and University-owned roadways) as well as locations used by staff from PS or Facilities but which are usually not accessible by the public (for example, the tunnel, electrical and mechanical rooms, housekeeping area, roofs, etc.). 

The Protection and Facilities FOHSC has 11 voting members, as follows:

Co-Chairs : Jacques Nadeau and Claude Lecuyer

One employee appointed by and representing the director of the Physical Resources Service Jacques Nadeau Ext. 6619
One employee appointed by and representing the director of Protection Services Martin Gregoire Ext. 6654
One member appointed by IUOE, local 772A Allan Hager * Ext. 6731
One member appointed by IUOE, local 772B Claude Lecuyer Ext. 6589
One employee appointed by the APUO Vacant  
Two employees appointed by OSSTF Andrée-Anne Caron
Joanne Cousineau
Ext. 6594
Ext. 6568
One person appointed by CUPE, local 2626 Malcolm Hughes N/A
One employee appointed by PIPSC Alain Le Hénaff Ext. 6257
Two employees elected and representing the non-unionized group Ryan MacDonald 
Daniel Lavergne
Ext. 6651 
N/A
Non-voting undergraduate student member

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In addition, the committee has one non-voting undergraduate student member appointed by the SFUO and non-voting resource employees representing ORM. Other resource persons can also be included based on the Committee’s request.

* receives accident reports

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