News from RMS

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.

Emergency Management @UBC wants you to get ready for a seismic emergency

This October, Risk Management Services wants you to focus on emergency preparedness, and launching two events on campus – IBC Shake Zone and ShakeOut BC. Practice what to do when an earthquake strikes, and once the shaking stops. Learn more about emergency preparedness and what to do in the event of an earthquake.

Jamiann Questa joins Risk Management Services (RMS) as Manager, Environmental Services

Effective July 31, Jami will lead the team that supports University departments seeking to meet their environmental obligations as prescribed by UBC Policy #6 – Environmental Protection Compliance and UBC Policy #9 – Hazardous Materials Management.

Pollution Prevention Plans will be coming to UBC’s research labs

Metro Vancouver is currently developing a proposal that would require research laboratories to implement Pollution Prevention Plans, similar to Pollution Prevention Plan Regulation for Hospitals, to eliminate or reduce pollution at its source.

Bringing emergency preparedness to life at UBC

As the Manager, Emergency Management, at UBC Vancouver's Risk Management Services, Danny Smutylo’s role is to build awareness and advocate for people to be prepared and know how to react when things go wrong. Learn more about Danny and this spring's Emergency Management exercise on UBC.ca's Faculty and Staff pages.