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Digital Lab Safety

AHVA Work Alone Policy

After hours* and unsupervised access to AHVA facilities and studios is ONLY permitted with a Work Partner(s) or Buddy(s)**, being physically present in the facility for the duration of a work period.

* After hours refers to any times outside of Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm.

** Work Partners or Buddies are defined as students currently taking courses through AHVA, who are familiar with the facilities, studio conduct, health and safety and emergency policies currently in place.

Failure to fully comply with the above Work Alone policy will result in the suspension of after hours access to AHVA facilities.

Safety presentation for students/employees working at UBC

Please read Safety at UBC: Download

Safety at UBC contains the following: policies and information for workers rights and responsibilities, safety resources, hazard reporting, first aid facilities, emergency procedures, working alone or in isolation, violence in the workplace, and more.


Police, Fire, Ambulance – 9-1-1


Other emergency numbers

Hazardous Materials Response – 911

Campus Security – (604) 822-2222

Poison Control Centre – (604) 682-5050

UBC hospital Urgent Care – (604) 822-7222


Faculty and Staff emergency

Emergency Local First Aid – (604) 822-4444


Non-emergency numbers

BC Ambulance – (604) 872-5151

Campus Fire Department – (604) 665-6010

Campus Security – (604) 822-8609

RCMP – UBC detachment – (604) 224-1322

Vancouver Fire & Rescue Service – (604) 665-6000

Student Health Services – (604) 822-7011 (M-F 8am-4pm except Thurs 9am-4pm)

Safewalk – (604) 822-5355

Counselling Services – (604) 822-3811

WAVAW (Women Against Violence Against Women) – (604) 255-6344

Sexual Assault Support Centre – (604) 827-5180

UBC Sexual Assault Information Line – (604) 822-9090

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) – (604) 822-2029

Trouble Calls – Building Operations – (604) 822-2173

Chris Skipper – Facilities Manager – (604) 822-1940

Andrea Tuele – AHVA Administrator – (604) 822-3281


PDF version of this list: Download

For more information about AHVA Facilities, access, safety, and more, check out the AHVA Handbook.

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