The new UHSC calendar will be delivered to you shortly. Due to the limited amount of copies we have available, unfortunately, we will be unable to provide copies for all members of the committee. If you are not a Co-chair of your LHSC please forward your copy to the person that took your place. As usual, do your best to use the monthly topic as an agenda item for your monthly meeting.
Violence in the Workplace
This month’s topic is violence in the workplace. Most of our work areas are safe and secure but we all need to take some time to ensure that people are free to talk about any situations where they feel unsafe whether it is a workplace hazard or a threatening individual. I have attached a WorkSafeBC document with more information about how to assess and mitigate personal threat situations. UBC Campus Security is also a great resource for you if you require UBC specific information on some measures you can take to protect yourself on campus.
UHSC Safety Day – Friday, October 4
The annual UHSC Safety Day is on Friday October 4th and you are invited to join us for some great presentations and lunch. We will have two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon – see attached poster for registration info, this year’s topics, times and location. Click here to register. See you there!
ShakeOut BC – Get Ready to Drop, Cover and Hold On!
It’s almost time for ShakeOut BC, Wednesday October 17th at 10:17 am when we will all drop, cover and hold on. I will be sending out another email closer to the date with more details about this year’s event.
UBC ALERT – Don’t be the last to know…
As we all are doing are best to be prepared for emergencies on campus we ask that you please remind your committee members about the importance of registering their personal cell phone number in the UBC Faculty and Staff Portal. I have attached the UBC ALERT poster that has more information – please print and display poster.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to send me an email.
Safety Program Advisor | Risk Management Services
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver campus
Phone 604 822 6513 | Cell 604 290 4573 | Fax 604 822 0572
50 – 2075 Wesbrook Mall | Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6T 1Z1
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