Building Safety

To keep campus buildings safe, building coordinators and alternates serve as important liaisons between the occupants of their building and various campus service and support units.

Resources and Guides

Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

A JSA describes job tasks in step-by-step fashion, identifies associated hazards at each step, and outlines proper hazard controls that minimize the risk of injury or illness to the individual(s) performing that task.

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Michelle Detrick

Fire Prevention Specialist
Fire Prevention
Building Fire Inspections
Event Permit
Fire Drills

Robert Lewis

Fire Prevention Specialist
Fire Prevention
Building Fire Inspections
Event Permit
Fire Drills

Katherine McCain-Orozco

Deputy Fire Marshal: Plans Examiner (Construction Inspector)
Fire Prevention
Construction Inspection
Building Plan Review

Will Klyver

Plans Examiner (Construction Inspector)
Fire Prevention
Construction Inspection
Building Plan Review

Amy Chen

Campus Fire Marshal
Fire Prevention
Construction Inspection
Building Plan Review

Principal Investigators

Principal Investigators (PIs) must ensure the safety of work assignments and work spaces, assign safety training related to hazards, provide safety procedures and equipment, correct identified hazards (where practicable), look into the causes of incidents and take action to prevent similar incidents, and discuss safety in regular meetings and performance reviews.

Dispose of Waste

Master list of waste types is displayed below. Note: If you cannot find the item that you are trying to get rid of in this list, please contact EH&S at ehs@berkeley.edu or (510) 642-3073. collapse all expand all Aerosol Cans

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Lab Decommissioning

Lab Equipment Decontamination Protocol Departments must identify equipment desired for release by creating a list for Equipment Management (contact: betshelp@berkeley.edu). Department equipment listings must provide a BETS #, Serial #, building and room number of the equipment intended for release. Departments must also include: equipment history, associated chemical use, biological use or radiation use authorizations - where applicable. Verify and update equipment building, room and description to...