We are all stewards of our valuable resources at UB — directly or indirectly. Learn how UB works to keep your area running effectively and learn how to work safely yourself.
Every unit has unique strategies and procedures for handling their physical space. When you are learning about your unit, find out how you should participate in the procedure. Is it your responsibility to report problems or request services? Specifically, you may want to ask how you should:
Minimize any risks associated with your workplace by familiarizing yourself with UB's strategies to comply with governmental and scientific guidance.
Explore safety responsibilities if your work involves these:
Each school and VP unit identifies the Facilities Planning and Management Officer (FPMO). Larger units may assign liaisons to assist with your facilities plans and renovations.
Once your unit notifies University Facilities of your appointment, you'll be added to an FPMO mailing list (listserv) and a electronic group that permits access with your UBITName to some forms.
You are your unit's voice for all things related to UB's facilities and environment. Likewise, you are University Facilities spokesperson for the faculty and staff in your unit.
Contact us to schedule an appointment for FPMO training.
Become familiar with policies about UB's environment, facilities, health and safety which are available in the UB Policy Library. Each policy includes contact information for the responsible office and executive.
Attend tri-yearly Facilites Planning and Management Officers meetings. Typically they occur in February, June and late September. You'll receive an invitation and agenda in advance.