February 2023

With a slow and steady start to the year many organizations have been spending time preparing for seminars and events. Read below to register, learn and engage in the community.


Naloxone Training - SFU

SFU's health and counselling services team will be holding a Naloxone training session in the SUB  Ballroom on March 2nd from 3:00 - 4:00 PM PST. This is an important opportunity that acknlowedges ongoing health and safety concerns  within the province. This event is free of charge and you can register with the link below.

HFES Sustainability Task Force Webinar: Optimizing Design of EV Charging Infrastructure for Users

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society event hones in on The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 and its significance in distributing extrical vehicle chargers across the United States and its effects on landscape of transportation.

"Throughout this critical transition in transportation, the field of HF/E can assist in effective decision-making regarding the infrastructure with EV owners in mind. Join our discussion on how HF/E research can support the design of a highly reliable and usable national public EV charge infrastructure. "

HFES - EV Charging Webinar


Public Services Health and Safety Association Course on Volunteer Safety

As university students and memebers of the community, many inidviduls will spend their time volunteering at local businesses, care homes, shelters and health care facilities. An important part of health and safety is ensuring workers are safe but also those who volunteer their time purely out of interest and amelioration of their community. The link provides information on Workplace Health and Safety requirements provided by Public Services Health and Safety Association.

PSHA Training

Starting a directed studies or want to get familiar with safety in lab? 

UBC's Ergonomics Lab has plenty of information to get you acquanited with biosafety cabins, pipette training and microscope ergonomics. 

UBC Lab Ergonomics