News from RMS

Jennifer Kain appointed as Chief Audit & Risk Officer

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.

A sea of pink in Building Operations for Anti-Bullying and a Respectful Workplace

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.

Emergency Management @UBC: New Snow Annex to the Emergency Response Plan

Over the past year, Risk Management Services and Building Operations conducted a cross-campus review leading to a new snow annex to the Campus Emergency Response plan.

Emergency Management @UBC: What to do when the fire alarm sounds

Sometimes they ring, sometimes they beep, or even flash… What does it mean when the fire alarms go off? What is the emergency response to a fire alarm? What are you supposed to do?

Who wants a hug from a bug? Get your free flu shot!

The flu bug wants to get up close and personal. But who wants a hug from a bug? Promote a healthy campus by getting your free flu shot—it’s your best protection against the flu. Drop in at a clinic of your choice during October 31-November 9.