The University of California, Berkeley is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for the campus community. Faculty, students, and other personnel in laboratories and other academic settings may work with hazardous materials, equipment, and processes. With regard to safety and environmental protection, this teaching, and research work is governed by state and federal regulations and University policies.
New UC Systemwide Laboratory Safety Policies
- Enforcement of Safety Standards in Academic Environments
- Laboratory Safety Training
- Minors in Laboratories and Shops
- Personal Protective Equipment
Please note: Other laboratory safety policies on radiation safety, biosafety and other specific hazards are found in the respective section of the Lab Safety Manual.