Safety Day

Event Date: Tuesday October 1, 2019    |    Event Time: 8:00am - 3:30pm

Event Location: Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre (2nd floor - Jack Poole Hall), 6163 University Boulevard 

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.  Safety Day is an excellent opportunity to engage with your campus colleagues who also sit on safety committees and teams just like you.  There will be acknowledgement of everyone's hard work and commitment through prizes and awards.  The event will be catered (breakfast, coffee, tea, and lunch).  


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  • Carefully selected speakers will provide you with useful training, informative presentations, and thoughtful discussion. 
  • Various university wide resources will have booths to educate you about their services 
  • This event can be used towards a Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee member's 8 hours of educational leave 


Safety Day Agenda

  • 8:00am - 8:30am: Registration, Coffee, Tea and Continental Breakfast, Vendors
  • 8:30am - 8:50am - Thank you from Dr. Santa Ono, UBC President and Vice Chancellor.  Vice Presidents - Executive Safety Management Team
  • 8:50am - 10:10am - Topic 1/Keynote: Mike Harnett - Fatigue Management
  • Break/Vendors (Refreshments provided)
  • 10:30am - 10:45am - MoveU Crew
  • 10:45am - 12:00pm - Topic 2: Dan Robinson - Understanding and Managing Risk of Musculoskeletal Injury
  • Lunch/Vendors (Lunch will be provided)
  • 1:00pm - 1:45pm - Topic 3: Safety & Risk Services - Safety Tools and Training 
  • Break/Vendors
  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm - Topic 4: Dustin Szeto - First Aid at UBC-Vancouver
  • 3:00pm - 3:30pm - Awards presented by Vice Presidents and Closing Remarks

Safety Day Registration has reached its maximum capacity and is now closed.  Sorry we missed you!  Sign up early next year!

Please contact Teela Narsih at 604-822-7052 or [email protected] for more information.