Facilities Weekly

The Facilities Weekly is distributed by email each week on Tuesday. It contains a summary of the news and events to help team members and colleagues across all the Facilities departments be informed of issues and situations they need to know and/or would help them do their job.

This is an archive of past editions so you can catch up on the latest in Facilities.

For submissions or questions, please email communications@vpfo.ubc.ca.


Jun 11, 2024

Facilities Weekly – June 11, 2024

A message from John CIMS Green Building certification | MOA reopening | Updates on construction | Countdown to VPFO Day: 1 week | Thermal units current operating status | Building safety capacity: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) | Weekly Emergency Tip: Do you have earthquake insurance?

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Jun 04, 2024

Facilities Weekly – June 4, 2024

Confined Spaces Rescue Team on-site exercises | Zone list update | Road closures | June 2024 exam schedule | Countdown to VPFO Day | Listen to Frank’s Hot Lunch recording | Thermal units current operating status | Campus Energy Centre project | Building safety capacity: Heat stress | Weekly emergency tip: Beware of earthquake aftershocks

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May 28, 2024

Facilities Weekly – May 28, 2024

I-C07 vehicle inspections | Listen online to Frank at Hot Lunch | Be vigilant to avoid phishing attempts | Thermal units current operating status | Workplace strategies for mental health: Listening when someone is emotional | Weekly emergency tip: earthquakes in southwestern BC explained

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May 22, 2024

Facilities Weekly – May 21, 2024

Introducing our Warm-up-to-work program | USB Temporary water shutdowns | Zone list update | Keep the South Campus Warehouse clean | NJSS May 14, 2024 | Thermal units | Workplace strategies for mental health: how to tell if someone is struggling | Weekly emergency tip: non-perishable foods

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May 14, 2024

Facilities Weekly – May 14, 2024

Chung | Lind Gallery now open | Zone List Update | Annual safety inspections: chain hoists and come alongs | Enter raffle for Hot Lunch with Frank Laezza | NJSS | Thermal units current operating statuses | Building Operations baseball game | Workplace strategies for mental health: Self-awareness for emotional intelligence | Weekly Emergency Tip: Keep medication in your emergency kit

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