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University specific online WHMIS Course for training university staff, students and visitors

The development of the program was a collaboration between the Office of Risk Management (ORM) and the Centre for e-Learning (TLSS). ORM developed the technical content and Centre for e-Learning developed the WebCT learning and programming framework, as well as the learning outcomes. ORM also established a working group of management, members of the Health … Continue reading "University specific online WHMIS Course for training university staff, students and visitors"

April 16, 2007


Academic Equipment – Life Cycle Replacement Program

The development of the program required extensive assistance from ail levels within the University. Before the project was undertaken, significant meetings were held with key University personnel. The project was initiated with a campus wide inventory requiring the collaboration and support of faculty and staff members. The aim was to compile a complete itemized list … Continue reading "Academic Equipment – Life Cycle Replacement Program"

April 16, 2006


Automating the Risk Self-Assessment Process Using a Website Interface

By its nature, the methodology involves obtaining self-assessments from all administrative and academic department heads. In addition, senior management and other key stakeholders that included amongst others, deans of multidepartment faculties, members of finance and planning and budget and academic staff are periodically surveyed by Internal Audit to provide individual assessments and ranking of identified … Continue reading "Automating the Risk Self-Assessment Process Using a Website Interface"

April 16, 2006


Integrated Risk Management Program

These advances in our risk management program have been achieved only through extensive consultation with our faculties and services. We have regular meetings with our research, high, médium and low risk faculties, Physical Resources Service and Materials Management Service, and student organizatiôns among many others. Thèse meetings have served to transfer spécifie knowledge and training … Continue reading "Integrated Risk Management Program"

April 16, 2006


Automated Purchasing Card Management: Internet Applications for Administration and Control

Senior departmental business officers were surveyed for their input on how to improve the pCard administration program. Their suggestions were essential in creating the initial requirements before beginning the development of the applications. We continually receive and encourage feedback from our departments on improvements and enhancements to the present applications. The formatting of the electronic … Continue reading "Automated Purchasing Card Management: Internet Applications for Administration and Control"

April 16, 2006


University specific online WHMIS Course for training university staff, students and visitors

The development of the program was a collaboration between the Office of Risk Management (ORM), the Centre for e-Learning, and the Centre for Mediated Teaching and Learning of the Teaching and Learning Support Service (TLSS). ORM developed the technical content and Centre for e-Learning developed the WebCT learning and programming framework, as well as the … Continue reading "University specific online WHMIS Course for training university staff, students and visitors"

April 16, 2006


Risk-Based Workplace Hazard Analysis and Database

The following are departments or stakeholders that were involved in and contributed to the project: Department/Stakeholder Contribution to the project Vice-President Finance and Administration Project approval and financial support Department of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) Project planning, coordination and implementation. DOHS hygienist participated throughout the process (e.g., interviewing workers, grouping job positions etc.). Department … Continue reading "Risk-Based Workplace Hazard Analysis and Database"

April 16, 2005


The Pro-Active Management of Air Quality

The results of each survey since 1992 were communicated to both the Operating and Planning departments in the Physical Resources service. An initial Task Force was commissioned which drew from both Operating and Planning groups with the purpose of improving air quality related comfort in the classroom. This Task Force was charged with the objective … Continue reading "The Pro-Active Management of Air Quality"

April 16, 2005


The implementation of a Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) program for Management and Professional Staff at the University of Calgary

The concept was first presented during 2001 when focus groups were held with Management and Professional Staff about proposed changes to improve and update coverages under the core benefits program. Feedback was positive that this type of benefit would be favorably received if offered. The MaPS Steering Committee, which is composed of MaPS staff members, … Continue reading "The implementation of a Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) program for Management and Professional Staff at the University of Calgary"

April 16, 2005


Partnering to Project Success

“Partnering” as an approach to the design and construction of major capital projects, means steady involvement for the projects numerous Stakeholder Groups. The task of the Design Team is to translate the User requirements and aspirations into a building to support the intended functions. This cannot be accomplished without extensive involvement of Stakeholders. Indeed our … Continue reading "Partnering to Project Success"

April 16, 2005


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