Safety Fest 2018 is coming soon!

Monday, September 10

CAB 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Meet your U of A safety and wellness providers, try your hand at Discs of Hazards, and load up on safety swag (and popcorn!). 

Tuesday, September 11

Social Street/Main Level Physical Activity & Wellness Centre (indoors) 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Exhibitors, games, and freebies PLUS, at NOON, cheer on your favorite Safety Salespitch as exhibitors vie for the coveted Hardhat Cup!

Wednesday, September 12

HUB/FAB breezeway 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

We're outdoors again and joined by the Edmonton Police Service, with displays, hands on activities, and a chance to chat with first responders.

Steps to Safety: Tour of North Campus

Meet at the HUB/FAB breezeway at 12:05 (walk is 12:05 pm to 12:55 p.m.)

Join our safety storytellers for a stroll across campus. Check out some emergency response gadgetry, visit several "high incident" locations (safely!), and discover hidden safety and wellness gems on campus! Note: Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather as we will be walking outdoors.

To register, visit the Learning Shop

Thursday, September 13

ETLC lawn 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Calling all engineering students! We'll be on the ETLC lawn and bringing the Edmonton Fire & Rescue Hazmat team with us! Check out their truck and equipment, grab some popcorn, and visit with our exhibitors. 

Friday, September 14

Lister Hall (indoors) noon to 3 p.m.

Students! Missing your pet? We'll have a wellness dog with us from 1 to 2 p.m. Join us for some pet therapy, plus lots of interactive fun, free snacks, and lots of great student safety info!

Saturday, September 15

Michener Park 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

A great event for families, we're back with crafts, games, and maybe even a giant panda! Join us!

  • Chief Information Security Officer
    The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) oversees the U of A’s efforts to protect its computing and information assets and to comply with applicable regulations, laws, and policies. The CISO reports to Vice-Provost Information Services and Technology.
  • Edmonton Fire Rescue Services
  • Edmonton Police Service
  • Edmonton Public Library
  • Emergency Management
  • Energy Management and Sustainable Operations
    Energy Management and Sustainable Operations (EMSO) plays a leading role in the advancement of sustainability within the portfolio of Facilities and Operations and throughout the university as a whole. EMSO works to minimize the University of Alberta’s impact on the environment on behalf of all members of the university community. In addition to leading the university’s multi-million-dollar energy management program, EMSO’s interdisciplinary team works with other units in Facilities and Operations to encourage and support the incorporation of sustainability initiatives into all areas of the university’s operations.
  • Environment Health and Safety

    EHS provides tools and services to support safe, healthy, and environmentally responsible research, teaching, and learning.

  • Field Research Office
    Field research at the University of Alberta makes a major contribution to our core activities of academic research and student training. Field research includes any of these activities taking place off-campus, and in recent years has covered the entire range from arts to science and engineering. Geographically, our researchers are active in the field from coast to coast to coast in Canada and internationally we have a presence on every continent. The mandate of the Field Research Office is to facilitate and support field research activities across the university, regardless of where it is being conducted.
  • Fisher Scientific
  • Health and Wellness Services
  • Healthy Campus Unit
  • Helping Individuals at Risk

    The Helping Individuals at Risk (HIAR) Program encourages the campus community to recognize and report worrisome behaviours of those at risk of harm to self or others. HIAR provides a confidential centralized location for reports of worrisome behaviours in order to connect situations that may otherwise seem to be isolated, to assess the worrisome behaviour, and to connect individuals to resources before a situation escalates. To share concerns about worrisome behavior, please contact HIAR at 780- 492-4372, or

  • Injury Prevention Centre

    The Injury Prevention Centre’s mission is to reduce the societal and economic burden of unintentional injuries in Alberta by building partnerships, promoting effective strategies and sharing knowledge. The Centre is Alberta’s innovative leader in the development, dissemination, and promotion of injury prevention evidence, programs and policy.

  • Safewalk

    Safewalk ensures your safety on and off campus by providing company on the way home at night, collaborating with other services to promote safety, and by spreading knowledge to foster health and wellness.

  • School of Engineering Safety and Risk Management
    The David and Joan Lynch School of Engineering Safety and Risk Management at the University of Alberta offers the only integrated ESRM program of its kind in Canada. The application of engineering safety and risk management within industries and institutions provides strategies for the continuous reduction of risk exposure to people, the environment, facilities/assets and business interests / productivity. 
  • Spectrum Safety Services and Apex Training Solutions

    Edmonton area business offering safety, first aid, and CPR training. 


  • University Health Centre

    Whether you are feeling unwell or it’s time for a regular check-up, the physicians and nurses at the University Health Centre are here to help and for any questions you have relating to your health. As a member of the University of Alberta community, you are welcome to use the UHC as your primary health care facility for the duration of your time at the U of A. The UHC strives to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care in accordance with the patient medical home model by providing a wide range of professional, friendly, compassionate and confidential services.

  • University of Alberta First Aid Responders
    The University of Alberta First Aid Responders is a student run group composed of volunteers with Standard First Aid and CPR-C certifications committed to providing first aid services at events in the campus community. In the 2017-2018 academic year, UAFAR members volunteered a cumulative 335 hours.
  • University of Alberta Protective Services
    As a community peace officer agency we provide a number of services to the University of Alberta, including: General Patrol and Incident Response; Complaint Investigation; Accident Response; Traffic Safety Enforcement; Public Education Services; Alarm Response; Special Duty Services; Community Liaison Officer Program; Controlled Goods Program; and Security Survey (CPTED Audits).