News from SRS

Safety Day 2023 — A great success!

Safety Day 2023 was a huge success with the largest attendance than ever before — 276 people! On October 3, Safety & Risk Services brought together all of UBC’s Joint Occupational Health & Safety  Committee (JOHSC) and Local Safety Team (LST) members for an opportunity to connect with each other and engage in a full day of learning. It is also a day to celebrate those who have made safety not just a priority, but a way of life on our campus.

Lance Xu joins Campus Security as Secure Access Technician

Lance Xu joins Campus Security as a Secure Access Technician. Lance is a dedicated security access technician with a profound passion for the physical security industry. He joins us from Chubb Security and is currently attending BCIT and working towards his Bachelors of Technology Management. With nearly a decade of hands-on experience in the field, he’s had the privilege of contributing to different projects and honing his skills in different areas such as access control, alarm systems, CCTV, door hardware, and IP networks.

Megan Edmunds and Daniela Ramirez joins Campus Security as Project Coordinators

Daniela is joining the Campus Security team as a Project Coordinator, after acquiring two years of experience in the physical security field. Megan Edmunds is a project management and operations professional with over four years of experience in public service and education settings.

Safety on the go. Download the UBC safe Vancouver App

Download the UBC Safe Vancouver app and make sure you turn on your push notifications to receive timely updates and urgent notifications. The UBC Safe App is free and recommended for UBC students, faculty, staff and campus visitors.

Are you prepared for an earthquake?

On October 19, 2023, practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:19 am during the annual Great BC ShakeOut earthquake drill. Learn more about the drill and earthquake safety at