News from SRS

Compliance Support Program wins nationally at the 2024 CAUBO Conference

The program won a CAUBO Quality and Productivity (Q&P) Award for the its excellence in fostering cybersecurity compliance and safety. The Compliance Support program is made of a partnership between Safety & Risk Services, the Office of the University Counsel, the Office of the CIO, and UBC IT.

Resources to be prepared during wildfire season

As we head into summer, you are encouraged to bookmark these resources to be prepared in the event of extreme heat, wildfires and smoky weather conditions across the province.

Staying safe around coyotes

Have you seen the coyotes around campus? If you see one, keep your distance, for their safety and yours. Learn more about coyote safety.

Staying safe in the heat

Get ready for rising temperatures and learn how to identify signs and symptoms, the risks related to heat-related illnesses and how to protect yourself by completing the Heat Stress Awareness course on the WPL website.

Emergency Preparedness Week is May 5–11, 2024

Join us during Emergency Preparedness Week (EP Week) to increase our community’s resilience by learning about emergency preparedness. EP Week is a provincial and national event supported by the BC Government and Public Safety Canada. Preparing for an emergency does not need to be difficult. Start by getting informed on the risks in your community, make a plan, and then build a kit.