Health and Safety

Mission Statement

The RCDSB Health and Safety Department is devoted to providing a safe work environment for all staff, administrators, students and community visitors. It is our mission to develop, promote and sustain a high standard of safety awareness and to reduce the incident of work related diseases and injury by bringing employer and employees together in a cooperative effort. We are committed to reducing injuries, setting measurable objectives, monitoring safety performance and ensuring compliance. We recognize that a safe working and learning environment is beneficial to both employee and student performance and we are dedicated to successfully achieving just that.

Health and Safety at the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) serves as a resource to employees, students and those involved in the community use of RCDSB facilities for such interests as disability management, well-water testing, training and a wide variety of safety related topics.

Visit our links to access website resources relating to workplace safety.


Public Information

Safety Guidelines

Pandemic and Epidemic Prepardness and Response Plan


Schools With Wells

The RCDSB has nine school sites with well water systems. Regular water quality tests are conducted to ensure the water is safe and meets safe drinking quality standards. To view the results of these tests click here: water test results.


Additional Resources

Administrative Procedure 543- Asbestos Management (PDF, 9 kB)

Administrative Procedure 544 - Playground Equipment (PDF, 22 kB)


Contact Us

Shane Halliday, Assistant Manager/Health & Safety Officer

613-735-0151 ext. 2274

Paula Van Hoof, Health, Safety & WSIB Coordinator

613-735-0151 ext. 2248

Board Administration Office
1270 Pembroke Street West
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 4G4