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You’re Invited! Information Security Standards Town Hall

UBC is committed to protecting its confidential data and information systems. As part of this commitment, we have established Information Security Standards that govern how everyone at UBC uses and safeguards university data and computing resources. We invite you to learn more about the proposed revisions to the Information Security Standards and have your questions answered by members of the ISSWG.

Daylight Savings time can affect workplace health & safety

Daylight Savings Time takes place this year on March 10, where we “spring ahead” and advance our clocks forward by one hour. Here are some tips to follow to help your body prepare for the time difference with the following tips.

Safety & Risk Services is one of the recipients of the Campus as a Living Lab ‘Grand Challenge’ funding award

The Campus as a Living Lab ‘Grand Challenge’ encourages faculty and staff to work together on a project to effectively respond and adapt to the climate emergency. Safety & Risk Services, in collaboration with the School of Community & Regional Planning and the Faculty of Applied Science, received a funding award to undertake the Resilience Hubs for UBC Campus Communities project.

Eric Alister joins PrISM as Privacy & Information Security Risk Advisor

Eric Alister joins PrISM as Privacy & Information Security Risk Advisor

Eric Alister joins Safety & Risk Services’ Privacy & Information Security Management (PrISM) team, stepping into the role of Privacy & Information Security Risk Advisor. Learn more about Eric.

Learn about electrical safety

The available electrical current in regular homes, offices, and workplaces have enough power to be a dangerous hazard. Electrical equipment has the ability to cause fires, electrical shock, skin burns and tissue damage, and disruptions to heart & breathing patterns. Learn how to reduce your risk of a fire, shock, or injury.

Derek Ho joins PrISM as Lead Advisor, Privacy & Information Security Risk

Derek Ho joins Safety & Risk Services’ Privacy & Information Security Management (PrISM) team as Lead Advisor in Privacy & Information Security Risk. The SRS PrISM team delivers privacy and security risk assessments, campus-wide training and risk advisory services to UBC.

Get to know the senior leadership team: Rae Ann Aldridge

Fostering a culture of purpose driven leadership, get to know Rae Ann Aldridge, Executive Director, Safety & Risk Services and her leadership vision: “I am a highly collaborative leader who works with her teams to inspire, influence and innovate towards a safe, secure and resilient UBC. Employing a strategic leadership approach, I empower my teams to lead in managing operational risk to position UBC as best-in-class.”

Step up your safety game with UBC Alert

Download the UBC Safe Vancouver App and turn on push notifications to receive alerts for safety and security risk to the community. Check to make sure your contact information is up to date in Workday/SSC to ensure you receive UBC Alerts.