Safety Training

Throughout the year, York offers a number of different training opportunities to learn how to keep yourself and others safe.  Topics include general workplace safety, creating a positive space, and self defense classes.  Take a moment to find out about all the courses offered.

Centre for Human Rights

The Centre for Human Rights (CHR) provides human rights education promoting a culture of equity and mutual respect.  Workshops include Inclusivity Training, Respect in the Workplace and Positive Space.

Emergency Preparedness

Learn how to be prepared in case of an emergency, at home, at the office or in class from the Office of Emergency Preparedness

Health Education & Wellness for Students

For students looking to stay healthy while at York, Health & Promotion offers a number of programs and resources from managing stress to eating healthy.

Occupational Health & Safety

Occupational Health and Safety provides a number of different training programs ranging from office safety to laboratory safety and much more.

Selected general workplace safety programs:


Wen-Do is an empowering, educational and extremely fun self-defense course for women, by women. At York, Wen-Do is offered by SASSL and Sport York (listed under Recreation > Special Events).  Please check their websites for scheduled classes.