Safety Day 2022

Thank to everyone who attended on October 4th. We hope to see you again next year.

Safety Day is a full day educational and recognition event that celebrates Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (JOHSC) and Local Safety Team (LST) members from across the university.  Safety Day is an excellent opportunity to engage with your campus colleagues who sit on safety committees and teams just like you.

Date: Tuesday October 4, 2022
Time: 8:00am – 3:30pm
Location: Great Hall 2nd Floor, AMS NEST Building 6133 University Boulevard
Registration: Use the registration tab


  • Engaging speakers selected to provide you with useful tools to practice health and safety in the workplace and beyond
  • Network with UBC Safety committee/team members
  • Meet and learn from supporting health and safety partners
  • The event can be used towards a JOHSC member’s 8-hours or education leave
  • Be acknowledged for your commitment to safety at UBC

Prizes and Food

  • Catered breakfast, coffee breaks and lunch
  • Great prizes


Safety Day Agenda

View the presentation slides

8:00am – 8:30am: Registration/Vendors

8:00am – 8:30am: Coffee/Tea/Continental Breakfast

8:30am – 9:00am: Thank you from Santa J. Ono, President and Vice Chancellor and Vice Presidents

9:00am – 10:15am: Healthy Brain, Resilient Mind – 5 Steps to a Calmer, Happier and Sharper You – Terry Small

10:15am – 10:45am: Break/Vendors (Refreshments provided)

10:45am – 11:45am: Personal Emergency Preparedness – Francois Desmarais

11:45am – 1:00pm: Lunch/Vendors (Lunch will be provided)

1:00pm – 2:00pm: Identifying and Responding to Warning Signs of Violence Risk in Higher Education – Kelly Watt

2:00pm – 2:30pm: Safety Tools and Training – Safety & Risk Services

2:30pm – 2:45pm: Break/Vendors

2:45pm – 3:30pm: Prizes / Closing Remarks from Safety & Risk Services and Vice Presidents

Registration: Use the registration tab

Safety Day 2022 is a free event for UBC Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee (JOHSC) and Local Safety Team (LST) members. You are required to register for this in-person event (zoom is not available). We are limiting registration to 250 so please register early to ensure you don’t miss Safety Day 2022.

Register here for Safety Day 2022

Thank to everyone who attended on October 4th. We hope to see you again next year.



Reviews from Past Safety Day Events

“Safety Day was a great opportunity to network with colleagues, learn new skills, and feel recognized for the work that 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.”

“Fun, chill, engaging, delicious – best disguised safety training ever!”

“A fantastic event that help me improve the safety in both my work and personal life!”