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Scheduled disruptions to SRS safety training practical sessions

Due to scheduled renovations of our teaching laboratory, there will be interruptions to the practical training sessions of the SRS Biosafety, Chemsafety and Radiation Safety training programs starting February 2019.

Avoid slips, trips, and falls this winter with some simple tips

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.

Safety Day gathers campus safety leaders for learning and recognition

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.

Ubyssey Op-ed: Get vaccinated this flu season

Getting vaccinated is easy. UBC offers free immunization clinics from October 24 to 26 in the Nest.

Revised Emergency Response Plan and new Crisis Management Plan now available

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.

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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

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.

BioSafety Alert: Global Polio Eradication Initiative Survey

We need your help! Take some time to review your biological specimen inventory and then complete the UBC Polio Survey

CPR & AED Training for the UBC Community

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!

Get the flu shot: Your best protection against the flu bug

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.

Celebrate Safety@UBC: Safety Day is Coming on October 3, 2018

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.

Summer fire risk on the increase

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.

Emergency Management’s Exercise Choke Point set for June 19

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.

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.