Safety Day

Due to COVID-19, Safety Day has been cancelled for 2020. JOHSC members are still entitled to their 8 hours of annual educational leave and JOHSC and LST members can consider the following options to enhance their safety knowledge. As always, please remember to obtain your supervisor’s approval prior to taking time off work to attend any sessions below:

What is UBC Safety Day?

Safety Day is a one-day educational and recognition event that celebrates Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (JOHSC) and Local Safety Team (LST) members from across the university.

Why attend Safety Day?

  • Engaging speakers carefully selected to provide you with useful tools to practice health & safety in the workplace and beyond
  • Meet and learn from UBC and other partners involved in supporting health & safety
  • Network with 300+ UBC safety committees members just like you
  • Be acknowledged for your commitment to safety at UBC
  • Great prizes and awards
  • Great food including catered breakfast, coffee breaks and lunch

This event can be used towards a Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee’s 8 hours of educational leave. If you’re a committee member, you really don’t want to miss out.

When is the next Safety Day?

Safety Day will be held on Tuesday October 6, 2020 from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm in the Great Hall which is located on the 2nd floor of the AMS Student Nest.

Not sure you want to attend? Here’s what your peers have to say:

  • “Safety Day was a great opportunity to network with colleagues, learn new skills, and feel recognized for the work we do in this area. I would attend again in a second!”
  • “Safety Day introduces me to many safety-related departments at UBC that I was not aware of previously and all the talks have increased my knowledge regarding safety.”
  • “A fantastic event that help me improve the safety in both my work and personal lives!”
  • “Fun, chill, inclusive, engaging, delicious–best-disguised safety training ever!”

See more from UBC Safety Day 2019

How do I register for Safety Day?

Safety Day 2020 has been cancelled in response to the current state of emergency surrounding COVID-19 infection control.