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UBC to Co-Host the WACUBO 2019 Annual Conference

Are you looking for a fantastic opportunity to build your professional network with colleagues at UBC and beyond?

Robert Sochowski joins Building Operations as the Manager, Maintenance Planning

Robert will be responsible for developing and implementing proactive maintenance planning strategies to support excellence in research and learning.

Avoid slips, trips, and falls this winter with some simple tips

Risk Management Services reminds us that we’re coming into ice and snow season on campus, where can be a greater risk of slips, trips or falls. Practice safe winter walking to help you stay on your feet this winter.

Curt Steckhan joins Financial Operations as Procurement Services Manager

Curt is a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) with an MBA from UBC, who has many years of experience in public procurement and management.

Innovative floor-cleaning robots now scrubbing the halls of UBC

A&K Robotics worked closely with UBC Building Operations to develop the technology, which will now be used to clean the same floors the company’s founders once walked as students.

Safety Day gathers campus safety leaders for learning and recognition

On October 3, over 200 Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (JOHSC) and Local Safety Team (LST) members from across UBC Vancouver gathered in the Nest’s Great Hall to celebrate and recognize achievement in making UBC Vancouver a safer place to work.

Bright Idea: let’s improve lighting safety and save energy

A Bright Idea to identify opportunities to improve staff safety and reduce energy by including maintenance considerations in lighting upgrades and renovations.

Bright Idea: let’s improve our approach to handling depreciated office assets

A Bright Idea to identify a specific resource whose job it is to find new homes for unwanted furniture and equipment or coordinate with a furniture liquidator to avoid land fill charges and waste.

The Museum of Anthropology’s Great Hall to receive extensive seismic upgrades

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) will receive extensive seismic upgrades beginning on December 3, to augment the building’s structural integrity and help preserve the invaluable cultural significance and living heritage of the world-renowned Indigenous Northwest Coast collection.

Get to know: Steven Lee, Facilities Planner with Infrastructure Development

In the 10 years Steven Lee has been with UBC, he has learned to explore — from classroom needs to Malaysian sandbars — and to take the time to listen to what others have to say — from his toddler to visionary leaders.