The Senior Management Committee met on December 19, 2022 for review and approval of the following policies:
Video Recording and Surveillance Policy
This policy regulates the use of automated license plate recognition (ALPR) and closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras or other video equipment that is employed to monitor and record public and restricted areas for the purposes of parking/traffic control, safety, and security on the Carleton University campus.
Updates to the existing policy include:
- General housekeeping and language update
- Clarification of procedures and confirmation that CCTV technology is strictly limited to CSS and saved for 30-days.
- Removal of reference to employee in the workplace as this information is covered under collective agreements.
The purpose of this policy is to ensure that Carleton University remains an active and committed member of the community with focused appeals for fundraising campaigns that align with the University’s mission and vision without diluting centralized fundraising efforts and ensuring that the main philanthropic business of the University supports Carleton’s own priorities and complies with all charitable and legal obligations.
- All fundraising activities must comply with and be consistent with Carleton’s charitable and legal obligations.
Workplace Harassment Prevention Policy
This Policy fulfills the legal obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act for a Workplace Harassment Prevention Policy which is renewed annually. Further, this Policy confirms the university’s commitment to ensure a respectful learning and working environment that is free of harassment, including sexual harassment.
Updates to the policy include:
- Administrative clean-up and wording changes under the scope
- Reference to social and electronic media
- Name of training update to “respect and safety”
This Policy fulfills the legal obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act for a Workplace Violence Prevention Policy which is renewed annually. Further, this Policy confirms the university’s commitment to ensure a respectful learning and working environment that is free of violence, including sexual violence.
Updates reflect minor wording changes and references to social and electronic media.
Environmental Health and Safety Policy and Guidelines
This Policy fulfills the University’s legal obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act to have a Health and Safety Policy which is renewed annually. Further, this Policy confirms the University’s commitment to ensuring a strong and sustainable health and safety culture.
- The University will adopt best practices that exceed minimum legislated requirements as may beconsidered reasonable and appropriate to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of the Carleton community.
- Managers/Supervisors will identify and inform their direct reports of all hazards in their workplace including addressing and correcting health and safety hazards or non-compliance when identified.
- Carleton University’s Guideline on Impairment at Work updated