News from SRS

Conducting the annual Confined Space Rescue Team on-site exercises

Facilities' Energy & Water Services and Building Operations recently completed their annual Confined Space Rescue Team on-site exercises. Rescuers were presented with different scenarios that required them to take the necessary steps to recognize, evaluate and develop a rescue plan to successfully rescue an individual from a confined space. 

Christian Stockman promoted to Senior Advisor in Privacy & Information Security (PrISM)

Since joining PrISM in 2017, Christian has worked on the online Privacy and Security Fundamentals training roll-out and has been a valued member of the PIA team. 

Pilot project to increase compliance with UBC required training  

Safety & Risk Services within VP Finance & Operations (VPFO) in collaboration with VP Human Resources (VPHR), and UBC Information Technology (UBC IT) are launching a pilot project in VPHR and VPFO to increase compliance with required training, as mandated by legislation and UBC policies.   

VCH COVID-19 booster clinic is available at Life Sciences Centre

Starting September 19, 2022, a Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) COVID-19 booster clinic has opened at the UBC Life Sciences Centre. This clinic is primarily focused on immunizing those 12 years and above. You must make an appointment for a booster dose.

Register for the upcoming webinar on Chemical Inventory Management 

Join us in a webinar on September 21 at 2:00 pm to learn about inventory management requirements and best practices from UBC Safety & Risk Service's Chemical Safety Advisor, Dr. Peggy Paduraru. Click through for more information, including Zoom details.