Risk Management Manual

RMM

This manual contains programs and policies designed to implement and support the Risk Management System approved by the McMaster University Board of Governors in March 2002.

The important contribution being made by many subject matter experts and Joint Health and Safety Committee members, who ensure the effectiveness of this key component of the risk management system, is greatly appreciated.

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Please click any of the numbered headers below for specific programs and policies.

 

1. Administration (click here to expand)

100 Workplace and Environmental Health and Safety Policy January 2018

101 McMaster University Risk Management System November 2009

102 Occupational Health and Safety Act  October 2015

103 Environmental Protection Act  May 2012

104 Central Joint Health and Safety Committee May 2014

105 McMaster University Joint Health and Safety Committees  April 2014

106 Biosafety Committee - Terms of Reference February 2017

107 Health Physics Advisory Committee - Terms of Reference

108 Nuclear Facilities Control Committee  September 2017

108 Current Membership September 2017

109 Student Event Risk Management Committee - Terms of Reference

110 Crisis Management Group Terms of Reference/Membership August 2012

111 Contracting Work Safety - Due Diligence Program  January 2009

112 Volunteers in the Workplace Program

113 Children in the Workplace Program September 2015

114 Work Refusal Program March 2014

 

2. Loss Prevention

201 Hot Work Program November 2013

3. Occupational Safety

300 Health and Safety Training Program February 2015

300 Appendix - Matrix February 2017

301 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Program April 2011

302 Safety Audits and Inspections April 2016

303 Stop Work Procedures October 2017

304 Working Alone Program February 2011

305 Confined Space Entry Program November 2014

306 Lockout / Tag-out Program June 2016

307 Scaffolds and Powered Elevated Work Platforms Program November 2016

308 Occupational Diving Program

309 Laboratory Safety (see Lab Safety Manual)   Laboratory Safety Handbook   July 2008

309 Appendix 1 - HF Emergency Protocol

310 Eye Protection Program March 2012

311 Respiratory Protection Program March 2013

312 Foot Protection Program March 2013

313 Head Protection Program April 2013

314 Fall From Heights Protection Program September 2015

315 Explosive Actuated Tools Program July 2016

316 Electrical Safety Program January 2010

317 Machine Shop Safety Program February 2009

318 Care and Control of Golf Carts & Other Off Road Vehicles May 2013

319 Health and Safety Board Maintenance Program June 2017

320 Personal Protective Equipment Program July 2015

321 Hand Protection Program June 2013

322 Health and Safety Training Needs Program March 2009

323 Health and Safety Goals and Objectives Program January 2011

324 Job Hazard Analysis Program September 2013

325 Process and Equipment Purchases and/or Modifications September 2018

4. Occupational Health and Hygiene

5. Hazardous Materials

6. Biosafety

600 Biosafety Program February 2017

601 Hepatitis B Policy - The content of the previous RMM 601 can now be found in RMM 603.

602 Rabies Policy - The content of the previous RMM 602 can now be found in RMM 603.

603 Medical Surveillance Program March 2018

7. Radiation Safety

8. Event and Contract Planning / Approvals

9. Loss Mitigation - Insurance Programs

10. Loss and Claims Management

11. Litigation Management

12. Emergency Preparedness