Safety Programs

Health and safety programs are aimed at ensuring workers are protected, risks are minimized, and a healthy and safe workplace is maintained.  The Health and Safety Program Manual (HSPM) Template (WORD)  outlines all the safety programs at the university.  Further information on specific elements of the program can be found below.


Accident/Incident Reporting

All incidents and accidents must be reported to a supervisor and on-line through the UBC CAIRS as soon as possible following the incident/accident.

First Aid

Information on First Aid services for faculty, staff, students and visitors at UBC Vancouver campus.

Mandatory Training for All UBC Workers

As a new employee, a number of courses are mandatory to meet WorkSafeBC and UBC requirements.

Personal Safety

UBC is committed to providing a safe environment for all members of the University community.

Risk Assessment & Safe Work Procedure

A safe work procedure incorporates all the information from the risk assessment in a manner that allows one to carry out the task safely.

Safe Work Processes

Asbestos Management, Confined Spaces, Contractor Safety, De-Energization & Lockout and Fall Protection

Workplace Inspections

Workplace Inspections are a proactive means of preventing the development of unsafe conditions in the workplace. There are many different types of inspections which are performed by different groups.