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Due to scheduled renovations of our teaching laboratory, there will be interruptions to the practical training sessions of the RMS Biosafety, Chemsafety and Radiation Safety training programs starting February 2019.
We’re coming into ice and snow season on campus, where can be a greater risk of slips, trips or falls. Practice safe winter walking to help you stay on your feet this winter.
On October 3, over 200 Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (JOHSC) and Local Safety Team (LST) members from across UBC Vancouver gathered in the Nest’s Great Hall to celebrate and recognize achievement in making UBC Vancouver a safer place to work.
Getting vaccinated is easy. UBC offers free immunization clinics from October 24 to 26 in the Nest.
RMS invites you to learn more about UBC-V’s emergency response and UBC’s crisis management planning so you can be better informed about emergency and other incident management measures.
Everyone deserves to have their personal information protected. Privacy and information security is a top priority at UBC and keeping this information safe does not have to be difficult. Simple actions can make a big difference.
Get ready to ShakeOut on October 18, 10:18 a.m. This October, practice how to be better prepared in the event of an earthquake. The drill is a timely reminder for UBC and individuals to review and update emergency preparedness plans and supplies, and practice what to do should an earthquake strike.
We need your help! Take some time to review your biological specimen inventory and then complete the UBC Polio Survey
Join us for 30 minute CPR and AED training sessions between 5-8pm on October 4, 2018 hosted by Heart & Stroke and supported by BC Emergency Health Services!
Ever been hugged a little too long? The flu can be just like that. Don’t get hugged by a bug, get your flu shot Oct 24 – 26 at the Nest.
On Wednesday October 3, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., JOHSC and LST members from across the university will join RMS in the Nest’s Great Hall for Safety Day, a day of learning and celebration of their efforts.
The fire danger rating in areas surrounding both UBC campuses has been raised to high, or even extreme in certain areas of the Okanagan Valley. We would like to remind everyone to be extra vigilant with any flammable materials or hot machinery that you might be using.
Risk Management Services is preparing the Vancouver campus to respond to a new emergency scenario in Exercise Choke Point, a scenario involving a hypothetical motor vehicle accident and a possible Ammonia leak.
This newly-created role is the result of a recommendation put forward by the Internal Audit and Risk Management review performed in 2017. It reports directly to the President and Vice-Chancellor and the Audit Committee Chair of the Board of Governors.
Building Operations is one of the few departments that touch every part of the university every day. Often the blue personal protective equipment can fade into the background colour of a busy campus. However, on February 28th, you can expect to see a slight change in the way we look as over 700 staff take part in Pink Shirt Day against bullying.