UC Field Operations Safety Manual


Field Safety Manual

This manual provides guidelines and resources to lead safe, successful field courses and research trips. Thecontent focuses on risk management issues that are relevant for California-based field courses and research, international trips, research expeditions, and other outdoor excursions. Field sites may include field stations, natural reserves, public lands or parks, wilderness areas, coastline or waterways, or more controlled sites such as construction areas, excavations, or mines. The Field Operations Manual was developed to serve as a reference document and teaching tool as well as to highlight applicable UC policies and State/Federal laws. The manual is organized into key sections on planning, training, incident response, best practices for trip leaders, and appendices on common field hazards and local campus resources. Learn more >

Publication date: 
January 27, 2019
Publication type: 

Field Safety Manual

Keywords: uc field research safety manual, field safety,  field safety plan