Backing up files is one of those easy-to-do procedures that many people ignore. Consider checking your strategy during World Backup Day to see if it is still performing correctly.
Due to unexpected equipment (i.e. heat exchanger) failures, HOT WATER quality is being monitored across campus. In an abundance of caution, we are posting notices at all HOT WATER faucets in 56 building complexes that contain the problematic heat exchangers. In effected campus buildings we have begun daily visual inspections of mechanical rooms and their […]
Infrastructure Development is creating a prioritized action plan for each at-risk building on the Vancouver campus using the work of UBC’s seismic researchers as well as the most current thinking in seismic engineering, building resilience, and business continuity. With a campus the size of a small city, each step of our plan will take some time […]
People who want to steal your information can be clever. There has been a dramatic increase in phishing emails over the years and it’s important to be able to spot a suspicious email that’s angling to steal your information. The most common information security breaches are due to unintended disclosures and hacking or malware, often […]
Joint Health and Safety Committee transitions set to begin pilot in Building Operations and Student Housing and Hospitality Services
In order to enhance our safety culture, UBC is redesigning our University Health and Safety Committee (UHSC). Starting in April, Safety & Risk Services (SRS) will pilot a new structure with Building Operations, Energy & Water Services, and Student Housing and Hospitality Services (SHHS)—departments whose work puts them at higher risk for safety issues. Once […]