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Emergency Management @UBC Wants You to Prepare for a Seismic Emergency

This October, Risk Management Services wants you to focus on emergency preparedness, and launching two events on campus – IBC Shake Zone and ShakeOut BC. Practice what to do when an earthquake strikes, and once the shaking stops. Learn more about emergency preparedness and what to do in the event of an earthquake.

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New Expenditure Guidelines now available

The new guidelines are now available on the VP Finance & Operations and University Counsel websites in advance of their October 1, 2017 implementation.

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A New Way for UBC to Plan for Seismic Risk

In 2016 UBC hired ARUP, a multinational professional services company, to create a prioritized action plan for the buildings, utilities, and operations of our campus. This is a significant expansion for our understanding of seismic risk.

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New expenditure guidelines for all UBC faculty and staff

The university has developed new expenditure guidelines to help everyone improve transparency and enhance stewardship of public funds by providing clear, supplemental guidance on what is reasonable and appropriate when faculty and staff spend, or are reimbursed with, UBC funds.

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UBC’s Safety Committee Transformation Almost Complete

UBC's transition to distributed multiple Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee (JOHSC) structure is on-target to be completed this November.

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