VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Procedure to Request to Resume Research

  1. The Researcher will complete and submit their  Request to Resume Research H&S Covid 19 Plan to their Dean with the completed a) Description of research form, b) COVID-19 Risk Assessment, c) Research Space Checklist and d) People Management Plan Checklist and e) all corresponding safe work procedures. For projects that are led by a student researcher, the submission should be done by their supervisor.
  2. The Dean will review and approve this plan and then email it to Health and Safety for compliance review.
  3. Health and Safety will review the submission to ensure there is adequate planning in place to meet compliance standards and will provide feedback if required.
  4. Health and Safety will send plans that meet compliance standards to the AVP SRCA for final approval sign off.
  5. Once signed, the approved plan will be emailed to to be posted on the VIU website per Minster of Health and WorkSafeBC compliance requirements
  6. This plan will also be provided to the University Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee as an information item.