News from SRS

Planning for disaster a campus-wide initiative for UBC Vancouver

Perched on an isolated cliff-top peninsula, surrounded by ocean, and separated from Vancouver’s urban core by a sprawling, lush rainforest, UBC falls outside the City of Vancouver’s jurisdiction. As a result, the university is responsible for the types of services most universities typically don’t manage — including staffing and sourcing their own emergency response operations (with the exception of police, fire and ambulance).

Rae Ann Aldridge appointed as Executive Director, Safety & Risk Services

In her new role, Rae Ann will be charged with working across campus to enhance UBC’s safety and security. She will be responsible for leading Safety & Risk Services, a new department which is the result of a merger between Risk Management Services and Campus Security.

UBC Expands Occupational First Aid Program on Vancouver campus

All faculty, staff and student-staff on UBC’s Vancouver campus can now enlist the help of the UBC Occupational First Aid Team, 24 hours a day. Call 604-822-4444 for assistance.

Who wants a hug from a bug? Get your free flu shot!

Boost your wellbeing and promote a healthy campus by getting your free flu shot at the UBC Flu Clinic — it’s your best protection against the flu.

Get ready to ShakeOut

This October, practice the Great BC Shakeout, an annual province-wide earthquake drill for everyone to practice how to protect themselves and to be better prepared in the event of an earthquake.