Workplace Health & Wellbeing at UBC

The UBC Human Resources Workplace Wellbeing & Benefits team is actively involved in the creation of a safe community that encourages employee health and wellbeing.

Our commitment to employee health is part of the large university goal to create an outstanding work environment as outlined in the UBC Strategic Plan, as well as the UBC Focus on People strategy to develop a sustainable, healthy workplace. In addition, our work is informed by the Wellbeing Strategic Framework and the Okanagan Charter. Our benefits plans are designed with the continuing health and wellbeing of our staff, faculty and their families in mind. In addition, UBC is proud to offer a wide range of workshops and programs to help keep you working and living well.

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Living Well (Health and Wellbeing)
We believe that every individual can be active in caring for their own wellbeing as well as the health of their communities

Ergonomics
Ergonomics play an important role in our safety and wellbeing. The proper ergonomic design of our workspaces and minimize the risk of a wide range of injuries – from eye strain and carpal tunnel syndrome to persistent neck or back pain.

Working with an Injury, Illness or Disability
The Work Reintegration and Accommodation Program (WRAP) provides support for UBC faculty and staff who are dealing with an injury, illness, or disability

UBC Benefit Plan Details
This section includes detailed information about the many benefits that are available to you as a member of UBC’s faculty and staff.

Helping staff and faculty in distress
Everyone plays an important role in creating healthy and respectful work environments

New and Upcoming:

Thrive November 1 – 30, 2020

New Problematic substance use intervention program
Workplace Wellbeing Ambassador Program launching January 2021

Okanagan Resources and Events: