News

Joint Health and Safety Committee transitions set to begin pilot in Building Operations and Student Housing and Hospitality Services

In order to enhance our safety culture, UBC is redesigning our University Health and Safety Committee (UHSC). Starting in April, Risk Management Service (RMS) will pilot a new structure with Building Operations.

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Building Operations launches on Twitter @UBCFixMySpace

When you’re just passing through a strange building or see something outside that needs attention you can now tweet us with the location and issue—and we’ll get it fixed.

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Power Outage—a great test of our emergency response

On Monday, February 6th, at 11:15 a.m., the Vancouver campus experienced a power outage. here's how we got the campus working again.

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New equipment and new helping hands for Snow & Ice

UBC has now purchased small brining units that can fit on our small Kubota tractors that can fit between buildings and on narrow walkways.

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Help us fine-tune UBC’s new District Energy (DES) hot water system

Our ambitious conversion of UBC’s District Energy System (DES) from steam to hot water is almost complete. If you’re too hot or too cold—before you plug in a heater or a fan—we need you to tell us if something doesn’t seem typical for your building.

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