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Submit your questions for the VPFO Townhall on July 15

Submit your questions for the VPFO Townhall on July 15

Peter Smailes, Vice-President Finance & Operations, is hosting a townhall for our portfolio to look back on our experiences over the past year and a half and forward to a brighter fall and beyond. The agenda will include: Our last 18 months COVID-19, working apart and coming together. Where we are today Equity, Diversity & […]

New mandatory training for working on campus

New mandatory training for working on campus

A new Mandatory Training ‘UBC Go Forward COVID-19 Safety Planning Training’ must be completed by all faculty & staff currently working on campus or returning to campus. This course replaces the previous “Preventing COVID-19 Infection in the Workplace” course, and must be completed even if you have taken the previous course. This course consists 1 x […]

Updated information on UBC’s building ventilation systems and spaces

The COVID-19 Heating, ventilation & air conditioning (HVAC) working group has included updated information regarding building ventilation for UBC buildings, in preparation for increased campus activity for Winter 2021/2022 Term 1. For details, please visit the Facilities website: https://facilities.ubc.ca/hvac

Campus Security will be attending to First Aid calls

As of July 2, Campus Security is attending to all First Aid calls for faculty, staff, students, and visitors on the UBC Vancouver campus. Campus Security Patrols Officers are now Occupational First Aid Level 2 (OFA2) level certified and will respond and provide initial care and implement any critical interventions up to the scope of […]

Workplace Learning Goes-Live August 16th

Workplace Learning Goes-Live August 16th

A reminder that we’re moving safety training tracking online! Starting on August 16th, safety training data will be saved using two systems, Canvas and Workday.  You’ll be able to view your safety training and certifications in your Workday profile, by visiting the careers application, and viewing the certifications page. You’ll also be enrolled in a safety […]

Searching for Materials in PMFS and Planon

Searching for Materials in PMFS and Planon

PMFS App: For best search results when requesting materials for a work order using the PMFS app (Materials section within the work order), enter the partial words of the item you are looking for separated by spaces into the search bar. Not adding spaces could result in no items being retrieved from your search.    Planon Back Office: For best […]

Shiraz Khan joins Customer Services & Informatics as Service Centre Coordinator

Shiraz joined UBC in 1995 and has had a variety of experience on campus including Bookstore warehouse, Parking, and Campus Mail. Shiraz then joined Facilities where he was a labourer with the Municipal team for a number of years before transitioning into a temporary role within the Clerical team. During his time with the Clerical […]

UBC’s EFAP provider Morneau Shepell is changing its name to LifeWorks

UBC’s EFAP provider Morneau Shepell is changing its name to LifeWorks

As of July 1, 2021, our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) provider, Morneau Shepell, has changed its name and branding to LifeWorks. UBC’s EFAP gives you access to unique, short-term solution-focused confidential counselling services, work-life services, and clinically-developed resources to help you and your family with a wide range of issues. You will still have access to these […]

Weekly Emergency Tip: Beware of aftershocks

Weekly Emergency Tip: Beware of aftershocks

After an earthquake, expect hundreds if not thousands of smaller earthquakes called aftershocks. They can continue for weeks, if not months after the initial event.   Remember to Drop, Cover and Hold on for each aftershock you experience. For more information on earthquakes, visit the UBC Emergency preparedness website: https://ready.ubc.ca/take-action/earthquake/ For more information, visit the Government of […]

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