Building Operations Weekly archive

Building Operations Weekly is published by email each week on Tuesday. It contains a summary of the news and events published that week to the Building Operations digital signage network. Below, organized by date in descending order, is the content of each week’s email newsletter since January 2015. Calendar events are not archived.

Building Operations Weekly – 10 August 2021

GOING THE EXTRA MILE—THE CUSTODIAL TEAMS HELPING UBC TRANSITION BACK TO CAMPUS When COVID-19 impacted the university last year, it meant that many of UBC’s faculty and staff had to transition to remote work. For the Custodial Services team, their role required them to stay on campus. These same staff are now working behind the […]

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Building Operations Weekly – 3 August 2021

HEAT STRESS SAFETY & NEW COURSE As the temperatures are anticipated to rise again this week, a new Heat Stress Awareness course has been developed by Safety & Risk Services 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 […]

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Kyle Whitehead starts his Landscape Technologist Apprenticeship with Municipal Services

Kyle Whitehead is the successful candidate for the recent posting of Landscape Technologist Apprentice in Municipal Services. He first joined the Municipal Services team as a seasonal employee in January 2017, and then was hired to join the Soft Landscape team within Municipal Services in September 2017.

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Building Operations Weekly- July 13, 2021

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 […]

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Building Operations Weekly- April 6, 2021

APRIL 13: CRANE LIFT FOR USB & CHEM E ROOFTOP UNIT The crane lift for USB and Chemistry E rooftop unit installation have now been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 13, 2021, starting at 7:00 a.m. This work will be conducted in two locations — above the Project Services office in USB, and then moving over to Chemistry […]

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