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Bylaws

Bylaw 1: Concerning the general administration of the college

Concerning the general administration of the college. This bylaw is intended to respect the requirements of the General and Vocational Colleges Act, government and ministerial regulations, and all other provincial laws and regulations

Bylaw 2: Concerning the collection of student fees

                    Reference Document B2.1

                    Reference Document B2.2

Concerning the collection of student fees. The General and Vocational Colleges Act specifies clearly the circumstances under which a college may collect fees from students. These fees fall into two general categories, “tuition fees,” and “other fees.”

Bylaw 3: Concerning conditions for admission

                    Reference Document B3.1

                    Reference Document B3.2

                    Reference Document B3.3

Concerning conditions for admission. The present Bylaw is established in accordance with the Règlement sur le régime des études collégiales, from now on referred to as RREC (College Education Regulations) and the Loi sur les collèges d’enseignement général et professionnel (General and Vocational Colleges Act).

Bylaw 4: Concerning the academic senate

Concerning the academic senate. In accordance with article 17 of the General and Vocational Colleges Act, the Board of Governors shall establish an Academic Council (Senate) and determine its composition.

Bylaw 5: Concerning support for student success

                    Reference Document B5.1 - Academic Probation Contract

                    Reference Document B5.2 - Appeal Guide

                    Reference Document B5.3 - Nursing Program Academic Standing and Advancement Procedure

Concerning support for student success. In accordance with Article 4.1 of Le Règlement sur les règlements ou politiques d’un collège d’enseignement général et professionnel, a college must adopt a bylaw favouring student success. Cégep Heritage College is committed to student success, at the centre of which is academic success.

Bylaw 6: Concerning the ethics and professional conduct of board administrators

                    Reference Document B6.1

                    Reference Document B6.2

                    Declaration Form B6

Concerning the ethics and professional conduct of board administrators. The present ethics and professional conduct regulations are adopted by virtue of the Act to amend the Act respecting the Ministère du Conseil exécutif and other legislative provisions as regards standards of ethics and professional conduct. These measures complete the ethics and professional conduct regulations already provided for in articles 321 to 330 of the Québec Civil Code and in articles 12 and 20 of the General and Vocational Colleges Act. The legislative provisions of a public nature, in particular articles 12 and 20 of the General and Vocational Colleges Act prevail, in case of conflict, over the provisions of the present bylaw.

Bylaw 7 

                   Reference Document B7.1

Repealed on March 21, 2018

Bylaw 8: Concerning the delegation of power given by virtue of the law respecting contracting by public bodies

Concerning the delegation of power given by virtue of the law respecting contracting by public bodies. Cégep Heritage College is a public body as stipulated by the Law respecting Contracting by Public Bodies (RLRQ c C-65) and its relevant regulations (hereinafter called “the Law”), which gives certain powers and responsibilities to the governing authority of a public body. By virtue of article 8 of the Law, the Board of the College is its governing authority and as such is able, by bylaw, to delegate all or part of its functions as governing authority of the College to the Executive Committee or to the Director General.

Policies

Policy 1: Financial Management

Concerning financial management. The present policy is established in accordance with provincial law concerning management of the financial and personnel resources of Cégep Heritage College in order to ensure that the College can fulfil its mission.

Policy 2: Signing Authority

Concerning signing authority. The purpose of the present policy is to define how Cégep Heritage College signing authorities are to be designated.

Policy 3: Personnel Management

Concerning personnel management. The purpose of the present policy is to promote and support the just and equitable management of the personnel of Heritage College.

Policy 4: Appointment, Evaluation and Renewal of Mandates of the Director General and Academic Dean

Concerning the appointment, evaluation and renewal of the mandates of the director general and the academic dean. The terms of the present policy are in accordance with the provisions of the Regulation respecting Certain Conditions of Employment of Senior Executives of General and Vocational Colleges.

Policy 5: Evaluation of Student Achievement

                   5.1_request_for_substitutions
                  p5.3_request_for_accommodation_for_evaluation_activities
                  p5.4_request_for_grade_review_form
                  p5.5_request_for_exemption
                  p5.6_request_for_equivalence_form
                  p5.7_request_for_permanent_incomplete_form
                  p5.8_request_for_withdrawal_from_english_exit_exam

Relating to the evaluation of student achievement. Cégep Heritage College is committed to student success. To foster student success, each program clearly outlines the learning outcomes and competencies expected of students and the criteria against which students will be expected to demonstrate their learning achievement. To attest to the student’s learning, the student is evaluated at both the course and program levels. The present policy1 outlines Cégep Heritage College’s principles and methodology2 respecting the evaluation of student learning.
Policy 6: Concerning a Respectful Environment Free of Discrimination and Harassment
            P6.1: Complaint_Process_Flowchart
            P6.2: Complaints_Detailled_Process

Concerning a respectful environment free of discrimination and harassment. The College is committed to providing a respectful environment free of discrimination and harassment. Legal foundations for this policy are found in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the various collective agreements, other local working conditions documents and in the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms as mentioned in article 10:

“Every person has a right to full and equal recognition and exercise of his human rights and freedoms, without distinction, exclusion or preference based on race, colour, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, civil status, age except as provided by law, religion, political convictions, language, ethnic or national origin, social condition, a handicap or the use of any means to palliate a handicap. Discrimination exists where such a distinction, exclusion or preference has the effect of nullifying or impairing such right”. 10.1 “No one may harass a person on the basis of any grounds mentioned in section 10”

Policy 7: Parking
            Reference Document P7.1

Concerning parking. The purpose of the present policy is to establish standards pertaining to the use of the parking lots and roadways on Cégep Heritage College property situated at 325 Cité des Jeunes Boulevard in Gatineau, Quebec.

Policy 8: Conditions for Admission to Diploma of College Studies (DEC) Programs - Dissolved
Policy 9: Hiring and Evaluation of the External Auditor (Limited Distribution)
Policy 10: Human Resources Management

Concerning human resources. Cégep Heritage College supports a caring and nurturing approach for all its employees. This approach is reflected through day-to-day activities as well as the specific functions related to the hiring, the welcoming, the integration, the recognition and the professional development of all employees.

Policy 11. Professional Development for Employees - Dissolved
Policy 12: Appraisal of Non-Teaching Personnel

Concerning the appraisal of non-teaching personnel. The present policy, as described in article 5.3 of Heritage College Policy #10 Concerning Human Resources Management, is based on the values set out in the human resources management philosophy and policies of Heritage College. It has been the object of consultations with personnel, union authorities, and administrators of the College.

Policy 13: Staffing - Dissolved
Policy 14: Welcoming, Integration and Recognition of Staff Members (Limited Distribution) - Dissolved

Policy 15: Faculty Evaluation
                      Procedure 31.1 - New Teachers
                      Procedure 31.2 - Seasoned Teachers

Concerning faculty evaluation. Heritage College is committed to providing the highest quality of education to its students in conformity with its Mission to promote "academic excellence through a personal and supportive environment that recognizes the importance of continuous learning." The present policy provides a mechanism to maintain the high quality of teaching and education that the College has been fortunate to enjoy since its inception. The present policy conforms to a regulation under Article 18.02 of the College Act. Article 1 of the regulation requires the College to adopt a policy concerning unionized personnel that includes provisions concerning the hiring, orientation, evaluation and professional development of employees. Teachers are responsible for their lifelong learning and for keeping up-to-date the skills and competencies required in the performance of their duties.

Policy 16: Abolished and re-introduced as Bylaw #7
Policy 17: Program Evaluation

                      Reference Document P17.1
                      Reference Document P17.3

Concerning program evaluation. Heritage College is proud of its programs. It believes ongoing program improvement, based on reliable and valid evaluation data, is essential. The present policy rests on three pillars.

1. The College is firmly committed to the principle of evaluation.

2. Individuals directly involved with program implementation are responsible for the evaluation.

3. Widespread active participation ensures accurate results and accepted recommendations.

Policy 18: Dissolved (included in policy #5 IPESA)
Policy 19: Conditions of Eligibility for a Work Term

                      Reference Document P19.1
                      Reference Document P19.2

Concerning conditions of eligibility for a work term. The College Education Regulations stipulate the conditions governing admission to a college. The College1 may impose additional conditions which ultimately form part of the learning sequence within a discipline or program. Such conditions must, therefore, be met in order for a student to be eligible for a particular course and, more specifically, for a work term2 . Cégep Heritage College offers a variety of work terms to its students. Each work term may have different eligibility requirements. For the purpose of clarity and simplicity with regards to the present policy, the term “work term” is used to represent all types of work terms offered at the College.

Policy 20: Dissolved (included in Policy 19)
Policy 21: Smoking

Concerning smoking. College Policy #21 Concerning Smoking was first established in accordance with the Law Concerning Protection of Non-Smokers in Certain Public Places (L.R.Q. chapter P-38.01), the object of which is to regulate the use of tobacco with a view to protecting the health and well-being of non-smokers.

The Law, which came into force on January 1, 1987, along with la loi 44 The Tobacco Control Act, which was adopted on November 26, 2015) are intended to enhance the quality of ambient air in order to protect non-smokers in public places and provide the best possible quality of life and a healthier non-smoking environment for everyone.

Under the Law, the officials of public bodies are responsible for the protection of non-smokers in their establishments by means of the designation of certain public places where smoking is prohibited.

Policy 22: Records and Archives Management

Concerning records and archives management. The Cégep Heritage College archives are established, as required by the Quebec Archives Act, R.S.Q. Chapter A-21.1, to maintain relevant information for legal, administrative and fiscal purposes and to preserve the College history for posterity.

Policy 23: Use of Electronic Networks
                      Reference Document P23.1 for Students
                      Reference Document P23.2 for Employees

Concerning the use of electronic networks. Access to the Heritage College electronic networks is provided as a resource for students and employees to support attainment of the College mission and overall educational objectives. By encouraging effective and innovative use of the College electronic networks within Heritage College, students and employees will be able to explore new avenues of communication, share information with colleagues and the public, reach out to wide audiences to spread sustainable development messages, and foster better public education. One of these networks, the Internet, is a vast and rapidly growing system that links millions of computer users around the world. This linkage enables Internet users to access and easily share a wealth of information on an increasingly wide variety of topics throughout the world. The College electronic networks, therefore, represent a valuable resource for Heritage College, its students and its employees, for research and technical information, communication, public relations and overall College visibility. As such, these networks are a key instrument for the facilitation of learning and student success in this College.

Although the College electronic networks represent a valuable resource, they also expose Heritage College and individuals to potential harm if not used appropriately. Therefore, all aspects of the College electronic networks must be carefully managed to ensure that the Heritage College image is properly protected, that legal risks are minimized and that access and use of departmental electronic networks by Heritage College employees, students and other authorized individuals are suitable for College purposes.

Policy 24: Standards of Student Conduct

Concerning standards of student conduct. Cégep Heritage College is committed to providing a safe and peaceful learning environment. As such, in all of their relationships and interactions with College personnel and with other students, students must adhere to the College’s standard of conduct. The present Policy is established in accordance with other College Policies that define appropriate standards of behavior and ethical conduct.

Policy 25: Supplementary Working Conditions for Management Personnel (Limited distribution)
Policy 26: Assessment of Management Personnel (Limited distribution)
Policy 27: Working Conditions for Non-Unionized Support (NUS) Personnel (Limited Distribution)

Policy 28: Employment Equity
                      Supporting material for Heritage College Policy #28

Concerning employment equity. Cégep Heritage College strives for equity in all its endeavours. The College’s Mission Statement, adopted on June 6, 1990, confirms this commitment. Within the scope of its mission, the College provides educational options, services and facilities in accordance with the Quebec Act respecting Equal Access to Employment in Public Bodies (Bill 143), the College mission, and Cégep Heritage College Policy #10 concerning Human Resources.

Policy 29: Facilities Use and Rental
                      Facilities Use - Categories
                      Fee Schedule
                      Audio-Visual Equipment Rental Rates

Concerning facilities use and rental. The Cégep Heritage College Board of Governors supports the responsible use of the College facilities by the community as long as it does not impinge on regular operations. Consequently, the College shall maximize use of its facilities based on established College priorities and shall encourage use of said facilities by external groups.

Policy 30: Acquisition of Goods and Services

Concerning the acquisition of goods and services. The College is responsible for acquiring, at the opportune moment, the goods and services needed to accomplish its mission and to do so in such a way as to take advantage of the best market conditions. It must also ensure the sound management of all the goods acquired, moveable and immoveable property and consumable goods, which includes operations regarding the taking of inventories, the loan, storage and disposition of its property. Lastly, the College must carry out these operations in the most transparent, efficient and effective way possible. The College is committed to favouring the purchase of products that help maintain and improve the quality of the environment and promote sustainable development, as defined on the College Policy #38 concerning environmental management.

In compliance with its «Régime budgétaire et financiers des collèges d’enseignement général et professionnel», the College is required to adopt internal regulations with respect to its acquisition of goods and services and construction work contracts. In addition, the College is subject to the «Loi sur les contrats des organismes publics (LCOP) (RLRQ c C65.1) » and regulations passed thereunder.

Policy 31: Allotment of the Balance of Funds (Limited Distribution)
Policy 33: Academic Integrity

Concerning academic integrity. Academic integrity is a fundamental value of teaching, learning, and scholarship. Cégep Heritage College believes that the academic value of the diplomas and attestations it grants rests upon the integrity of materials, concepts and skills taught to students, and the integrity of the students’ work. It believes in helping students learn to accept responsibility for the integrity of their work.

Policy 34: French Language

Concerning the french language. As a public college in Québec, Cégep Heritage College has the responsibility to promote the status and importance of the French language. To this end, Cégep Heritage College is committed to enabling its students to communicate effectively with their fellow citizens in French. In order to participate fully in the life and culture of Québec society, the ability to communicate in French is essential.

Cégep Heritage College is also committed to offering French second language courses for faculty and administrative staff who desire to improve their language skills. In addition, Cégep Heritage College is committed to increasing the visibility of both the French language and Québécois culture, in all its diversity, within the institution. In addition, the Charter of the French Language (RSQ, ch. C-11, a. 88.1 & 88.2 includes the following obligations:

“... every institution that provides college instruction… must adopt a policy applicable to college-level instruction regarding the use and quality of the French language…”

“…In the case of an institution that provides college or university instruction in English to the majority of its students, the language policy must pertain to the teaching of French as a second language, the language used by the administration of the institution in its written communications with the civil administration and legal persons established in Québec, and the implementation of the policy and the monitoring of its application.”

Policy 35: Naming of College Spaces and Services

Concerning the naming of college spaces and services. In academic institutions, it is an honourable custom to name existing or proposed tangible and non-tangible assets. Naming provides a meaningful opportunity to recognize the outstanding contributions of individuals or organisations who inspire and support members of the College community. Association with distinguished students, graduates, faculty and staff members, or other friends of the College strengthens the institution and its sense of pride and connection to the community. At the same time, the College may choose to align itself with a company or organisation (sponsorship) who could provide a benefit, financial or otherwise, to advance the College mission and to provide support to our students and to the institution.

Policy 36: Promotion of the English Language
                      Reference Document P36.1
                      Reference Document P36.2

Concerning the promotion of the english language. Heritage College is the only post-secondary, Englishlanguage institution in Western Quebec and thus has a responsibility to enhance students’ ability to use English effectively. Furthermore, this responsibility extends to the proficiency of the English language in the workplace.

Policy 37: International Cooperation

Concerning international cooperation. The present policy confirms the willingness of the Cégep Heritage College community to further develop the scope of its international and intercultural relations. In keeping with the College mission statement, Heritage seeks to build a common vision and promote internationalization.

It is essential to prepare Cégep Heritage College students to face the many challenges of globalization and the profound changes that it has brought about. It is through international collaboration and intercultural education that Heritage students can broaden their horizons, identify new opportunities and work on solutions to problems occurring both at home and around the world.

Policy 38: Environmental Management

Concerning environmental management. Cégep Heritage College considers that it has a responsibility to establish guidelines and actions that will make the College a more energy efficient and eco-responsible post-secondary educational establishment. The efforts towards sustainable development will contribute to lay the foundations for Cégep Heritage College to become an exemplary institution in environmental protection for current and future generations.

Policy 40: Recognition of Acquired Competencies

Concerning the recognition of acquired competencies. The present policy confirms Cégep Heritage College’s intent to comply with the principles outlined in the third orientation of the Quebec Government Policy on Adult Education and Continuing Education and Training1 acknowledging adults’ prior learning and competencies through official recognition.

Policy 42: Contract Rules Compliance Monitor (Repealed)
Policy 43: Communications Policy

Concerning communications and corporate identity. Cégep Heritage College (hereby referred to as “The College”) requires a well-structured communications strategy to properly promote its programs of studies, its activities and the achievements of employees and students. Keeping with tradition, information must be delivered in a clear, accurate and respectful manner.

Policy 44: Concerning Prevention of Sexual Violence
                      Policy 44b - Processes to be followed related to policy 44

Concerning prevention of sexual violence. Cégep Heritage College is committed to providing an environment where members of the College community can study and work free of sexual violence. Sexual Violence can result in serious negative impacts on an individual’s physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual health and well-being.

Sexual violence will not be tolerated and will be treated with the seriousness it deserves. Cégep Heritage College acknowledges the trauma of sexual violence and encourages the efforts of individuals to seek support and receive appropriate services.

Legal foundations for this policy are found in the Quebec National Assembly Bill 151, An Act to prevent and fight sexual violence in higher education institutions (CQLR, chapter P-22.1), in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the various collective agreements, other local working conditions documents, with the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, and with the Act Respecting Access to Documents Held By Public Bodies And The Protection of Personnel Information (Chapter, A-2- 1).

Policy 45: Expense Reimbursement

                      Reference Document P45 – Travel and Representation

                      Reference Document P45 – Travel and Representation updated 2022

Concerning expense reimbursement. The present policy is established in accordance with provincial law concerning management of the financial and personnel resources of Cégep Heritage College in order to ensure that the College can fulfill its mission and adhere to provincial norms.

Policy 46: Concerning Corruption and Collusion Risk Management

Concerning corruption and collusion risk management. The College is responsible for acquiring, in a timely manner, the goods and services required to fulfil its mission. It must do so in compliance with internal rules and regulations and with government laws and policies applicable to the contract management process for public bodies. The College must carry out these transactions in the most transparent, effective and efficient manner possible, by proactively and preventively managing risks that could result in corruption and/or collusion in the contract management process.

In keeping with the various recommendations of the Anti-Corruption Commissioner, the Charbonneau Commission and the Auditor General of Québec and in order to satisfy the needs of public bodies, on June 14, 2016 the Conseil du trésor adopted the Directive concernant la gestion des risques en matière de corruption et de collusion dans les processus de gestion contractuelle (hereinafter the "Directive"). The Directive came into force on September 1, 2016.

Policy 47: Concerning Web Site

Concerning Web Site. 

Procedures

Procedure 1: Use of Parking Lot

Cégep Heritage College Procedure #1 Relating to The Use of the Parking Lots at 325, Cité des Jeunes Blvd. All persons using a parking space which is under the authority of Cégep Heritage College are required to pay fees for the use of that parking space.
Procedure 2: Specialized Ergonomic Furniture
Procedure 3: Private Records
Procedure 4: Public Records
Procedure 6: Breaches of the Rules of Student Conduct

Procedures relating to breaches of the rules of student conduct as set out in Heritage College Policy #24 concerning Standards of Student Conduct. The purpose of this document is to provide standard procedures relating to the application of Cégep Heritage College Policy #24 Concerning Standards of Student Conduct.
Procedure 7: Hazardous Materials - Identification, Storage and Handling

Procedures relating to Hazardous Materials – Identification, Storage and Handling. The purpose of this document is to provide standard procedures for a process to be followed in the college for the identification, storage and handling of hazardous materials.
Procedure 8: Locking Out and Tagging

Procedures for Locking Out and Tagging. The purpose of this document is to establish safety guidelines for employees and contractors when performing maintenance/repairs, by ensuring that all machinery, devices or objects which may endanger the safety of a worker are disconnected, locked out of service and tagged before any work is done and while it is being worked on. Locking and tagging out procedures may also be used when a hazardous machine, device or object has been identified.1 Inform employees of the risk within their current work environment
Procedure 9: Safe Disposal/Recycling of Hazardous Waste

Procedures relating to Safe Disposal/Recycling of Hazardous Waste. The purpose of this document is to establish guidelines for the disposal and/or recycling of hazardous materials (ex. chemicals, oil, lead acid batteries, special light bulbs, gasoline and PCBs) to ensure the protection of staff, students and the environment.
Procedure 10: Safety - Disposal of Sharp Items and Needles

Procedures relating to Safety – Disposal of Sharp Items and Needles. The purpose of this document is to reduce the risk of infection or injury by ensuring the safe disposal of sharp items and needles
Procedure 11: Safety - Eyewash Stations

Procedures relating to Safety - Eyewash Stations. The purpose of this document is to ensure that eyewash stations are available where required and that they are maintained in order to ensure the health and safety of staff and students. Where a worker is exposed to a potential hazard of injury to the eye due to contact with a biological or chemical substance, an eyewash fountain shall be provided.
Procedure 12: Evacuation Plan - English Français
                               
Safety surveillance team contacts - English Français

Procedures relating to the evacuation plan. According to the stipulations of Article 3 of the “Règlement sur la sécurité dans les édifices publics, S-3, r.4”, owners have the responsibility to ensure a prompt evacuation in case of a disaster, fire, bomb threat, risk of explosion, demonstration, power failure.
Procedure 13: Facilities Use and Rental

Procedures relating to Facilities Use and Rental. The purpose of this document is to provide standard procedures for the use and rental of Cégep Heritage College facilities.
Procedure 16: A Respectful Workplace Free of Discrimination and Harassment
                            
   Reference Document P16.1
                               Procédure 16-Formulaire de plainte
                               Procedure 16-Incident report

Procedures relating to the Complaint Process arising from Policy #6 concerning a Respectful Environment Free of Discrimination and Harassment. The purpose of the present document is to outline the complaint process to be followed by students, staff and individuals who enter into a working or service relationship (i.e.: volunteers, external contracts, etc.) with Cégep Heritage College.
Procedure 19: Selection of a Financial Institution

Procedures relating to the Selection of a Financial Institution. The purpose of this procedure is to outline the steps to be taken leading up to the selection of the financial institution where the College will carry out its banking transactions. Every five years, or as required, the College will call for tenders to ensure that it has the banking services which are the most appropriate to its needs at the lowest cost.
Procedure 27: Purchasing

Procedures relating to purchasing at Heritage College. The purpose of this document is to provide standard procedures that support the Heritage College Policy #30 concerning the acquisition of good and services.
Procedure 38: Environmental Management

Procedures relating to the environment. The purpose of this document is to provide standard procedures relating to environmental management at Cégep Heritage College.
Procedure 39: Academic Review, Support and Appeal

Procedure relating to Bylaw 5: Concerning Support for Student Success. The purpose of this document is to outline the procedures involved in the application of Bylaw 5: Concerning Support for Student Success.
Procedure 40: Safe Disclosure

Procedures required by law facilitating the ability of an employee or student to raise an improper act without reprisal. To establish a process whereby all employees and students of Cégep Heritage College (hereby known as the “College”) can safely raise an improper act without fearing reprisal.
Procedure 41: Procédure #41 portant sur la réception et l'examen des plaintes (Purchasing and Procurement)

Procédure portant sur la réception et l’examen des plaintes prévues à l’article 21.0.3 de la loi sur les contrats des organismes publics (LCOP).  La présente procédure vise à assurer un traitement équitable des plaintes formulées auprès du Cégep Heritage College dans le cadre d’un processus d’adjudication ou d’attribution d’un contrat visé. Elle définit les étapes de réception et d’examen de la plainte ainsi que les modalités applicables à sa communication.

Procedure 42: Relating to External Digital Signage

Procedures relating to the management and control of External Digital Signage at Heritage College. The Cégep Heritage College External Digital Signage project provides a central resource for services across the college. Under the direction of Heritage Communications & Marketing, the external digital signage provides the visual and technical architecture required to share diverse messaging consistently and efficiently from a central source. This system also provides the functional capacity to deliver campus updates and emergency information.

Guidelines

Guideline 1: Staff Recognition

Guidelines relating to Staff Recognition. The purpose of this document is to provide information with respect to the official recognition of staff by the College, represented by the Board of Governors.
Guideline 2: Development of College-Wide Administrative Documents

Guidelines relating to the Development of College-wide Administrative Documents. The purpose of this document is to provide information with respect to the development of College-wide administrative documents such as bylaws, policies, procedures and guidelines.
Guideline 3: Network User Agreement
Guideline 6: Biosafety

Guidelines Relating to Biosafety for the Biology Laboratory and Preparation Room. The purpose of the Biosafety Guidelines at Heritage College is to articulate the objective of providing a safe, healthy and secure work and learning environment while handling biohazardous materials and to delineate responsibility for achieving it.

The Biosafety Guidelines establish a framework of responsibility to manage biohazardous materials while undertaking its teaching mission. All possible preventive measures are to be taken to eliminate accidental injury, occupational risk and disease.
Guideline 7: Work-Alone Laboratory Situations

Guidelines relating to working alone in the Biology Laboratory and Preparation Room. The purpose of the Work-Alone Guidelines is to minimize the risks and ensure the health and safety of individuals required to work-alone in the Biology Laboratory and Preparation Room at Heritage College.

Working in the Laboratory and Preparation Room involves the presence and manipulation of biohazardous materials and procedures that pose particular risks to individuals working alone. This is especially true in the event of an incident, accident, or emergency when an immediate response is required. Nevertheless, work-alone situations are sometimes unavoidable.
Guideline 8: Fundraising Guidelines

Fundraising. This guideline is intended to aid effective planning and administration of fundraising activities in the College through the identification of guiding principles and best practices.
Guideline 9: Graduation Ceremony

Guidelines relating to the College’s Graduation Ceremony. The purpose of this document is to provide general guidelines to aid in the management of the College’s graduation ceremony.