COVID-19 Health & Safety

Safety & Risks Services is working to provide UBC with timely advice that is coordinated to the efforts of the BC Ministry of Health, Vancouver Coastal Health, WorkSafeBC, and others. In this section you will find tools and information to help you be safe at work, whether you’re on campus or working remotely.

For information and support on working during COVID-19, including health & wellbeing resources, visit the UBC Human Resources website.

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Working Safely on Campus During COVID-19

1. H&S Guidance | 2. Risk of Infection | 3. Self-Assessment | 4. In-Person Meetings | 5. UBC Vehicles | 6. Work Outside Primary Building | 7. Safe Work Procedures | 8. BERP | 9. Safe Work Consultations

Reporting COVID-19 Exposure

If you think you've been exposed to COVID-19 due to your work activities, it's important to notify your supervisor immediately.

Personal Protective Equipment

The effective use of PPE can help to reduce the risk of infection by diseases such as COVID-19.

Non-medical masks at UBC

UBC students, faculty, staff and visitors are required to wear non-medical masks, when indoors on our campuses.

FAQ: COVID-19 Virus Transmissions, Contact Tracing & Vaccinations

Useful information about how notifications of COVID-19 infections and contact tracing are handled at UBC.

COVID-19 self-assessment requirements

Faculty, staff and contractors working on campus are now required to directly confirm to a supervisor (or designate) that they have completed a daily self-assessment for symptoms of COVID-19 on arrival at their workplace (regardless of campus location).

Carpooling safety

UBC recognizes some faculty and staff rely on carpooling to come to campus. If you need to carpool, please follow UBC Employees Covid-19 Use of Shared UBC Vehicles guidelines and guidelines from the BC Centre for Disease Control.

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