News from SRS

Announcing the creation of a new department of Safety & Risk Services

As part of UBC’s commitment to creating a safe, secure and resilient environment for our students, faculty and staff, Risk Management Services (RMS) will be joining with Campus Security to create a new department of Safety & Risk Services (SRS) for the Vancouver campus.

Emergency Management Training available for 2019

Emergency Management Training, Exercising and Engagement program courses are now available, at no cost to all UBC faculty and staff throughout the year.

VPFO Gathers for Pink Shirt Day 2019

When you're part of a 24-hour operations group, Pink Shirt Day is really an all-day event. Staff from the Vice President Finance & Operations (VPFO) gathered across UBC to on February 27 in the morning, evening, and night for cake, coffee, and an opportunity to connect and talk about respect, diversity, and inclusion.

After the shaking stops: continuing to plan for a resilient campus

Since 2016, a team of UBC staff, leading faculty earthquake experts, and engineering consultants has been studying how to protect lives, research programs, infrastructure, and assets on the university’s Vancouver campus in the event of a catastrophic earthquake.

Scheduled disruptions to RMS safety training practical sessions

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.