York University (Toronto, Ont.). Safety, Security and Parking

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York University (Toronto, Ont.). Safety, Security and Parking

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Safety, Security and Parking (formerly the Department of Safety and Security Services) is responsible for the operation and oversight of all parking facilities on campus and it facilitates the safe and orderly conduct of University business on a year-round basis. At the same time the office is responsible for accident investigation, Workers Compensation, inspection of hazardous conditions and wastes, pest control, radiation safety, health and safety education, indoor air quality and ergonomic assessment. York Student Security began in 1977 as a adjunct security service staffed by student volunteers. It is now a paid, unionized security service whose members participate in the Night Security Patrols, operate the Student Security Escort Service and work alongside the Parking Authority.


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2019/06/11 J. Grant. Creation.




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