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Travel and Fieldwork Safety

Fieldwork activities can expose participants to significant risks to their health, safety or well-being, and therefore, the Health, Safety & Wellness Unit has developed Travel and Fieldwork Procedures (PDF)

The Travel Authorization Form
For faculty and/or staff travelling outside of Regina, but within North America for business (conferences, seminars, meetings, etc) where students are NOT included.  Prior to departure complete the Travel Authorization Request Form (Financial Services form) and submit to Financial Services.

Risk Assessment
The Travel Authorization Request Form is a Financial Services document that also includes a Risk Assessment portion which pertains to all faculty, staff and sports teams.  Health, Safety & Environment can assist with performing comprehensive risk assessments.
Travel and Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form (DOC)
Travel and Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form (PDF)
Safety Planning Record (DOC)

Faculty, staff and/or students travelling to remote locations
If you will be travelling to remote locations, unstable countries, or performing diving operations, prior to departure please complete the Travel Authorization Request Form and submit it to Financial Services.  You must also complete the Safety Planning Record (PDF) which stays within your Faculty or Department.

Students conducting fieldwork or research off-campus
Complete the Student Agreement Assumption of Risk (DOC) and submit it to the Registrar's Office.

Student Insurance
If you are a student travelling on fieldwork or research please check with the Student Union (URSU) to ensure you have adequate health and dental insurance.

Sports Teams
For U of R Sports Teams travelling within North America - complete The Travel Authorization Request Form and submit to Financial Services.

Travel and Fieldwork Process - to be completed prior to travel

  1. If you are a student conducting fieldwork or research off-campus, complete the Student Agreement Assumption of Risk (DOC) and submit it to the Registrar's Office.
  2. If your travel requires the use of a 15-passenger van, you will need to complete the 15 Passenger Van Authorization form (PDF) and forward it to the Vice-President (Administration).
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Travel.gc.ca - if you are planning a trip outside the country, please check the Travel Reports and Warnings website for information on  precautions and travel restrictions.

Travel is the movement of persons and/or equipment to locations beyond the geographic boundaries of the University of Regina.

Fieldwork collectively means any work, study, teaching or research activity occurring beyond the geographic boundaries of the University of Regina undertaken by employees or students of the University and includes travel to these locations.