News from SRS

Update on UBC’s Approach to Controversial Speaker Bookings

UBC President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Santa Ono, provides an update on recent activity towards UBC's Approach to controversial speaker bookings.

New stormwater monitoring system installed near South Campus

Team members from Safety & Risk Services and Energy & Water Services recently oversaw the installation of a new hydrometric station near UBC Vancouver's South Campus.

Non-medical masks still not recommended at work, following VCH guidance update

Following a recent update in guidance from the Public Health Agency of Canada, Vancouver Coastal Health and WorkSafeBC continue to not recommend the use of non-medical masks in the workplace.

Serving our diverse campus

UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Santa Ono recently released a statement about systemic racism at UBC. We at Safety & Risk Services and in the VPFO portfolio want to ensure we create a sense of safety, trust and security among all campus users. We can only achieve this when we recognize and address racism and unconscious bias at an individual and institutional level.

A friendly reminder to run the cold water taps to ensure water is fresh

As many buildings on campus have reduced occupancy, we want to remind everyone that running the cold water taps until the water is cold is an important step before drinking or using for food preparation.