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Heat Stress Awareness course available

The Heat Stress Awareness course is recommended for all workers that are at risk of heat exposure, and for their supervisors to complete. The course was developed to increase your awareness of the risk factors and associated heat disorders related to heat stress. The course will also identify controls to protect yourself against heat stress.

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Dean Gregory joins Building Operations as the Municipal Landscape Architect

Dean’s journey with the university began 13 years ago as the Campus Landscape Architect in Campus & Community Planning (C&CP). Dean has been instrumental in transforming both the UBC Point Grey and Okanagan campuses through the planning and implementing of extensive public realm plans.

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UBC’s HVAC teams are making sure we can breathe easy

Over the past 18 months, learning, research, and work at UBC have been taking place remotely, wherever possible. But one group of people has diligently stayed on campus to keep its infrastructure humming through all this time: the teams responsible for ensuring that heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are functioning properly across the university.

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The Centre for Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing reopens its doors

The Centre in the University Services Building (USB) has reopened its doors for individual exercise as of Monday, July 5th, 2021. To request access to The Centre, please submit an access form and adhere to some important protocols to keep our community safe.

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Jason Wright promoted as Senior Manager, Mechanical in Building Operations

Jason held the leadership role of People & Process Manager with UBC Building Operations, leading our Mechanical Maintenance team since September 2018.

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