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.

Tritium Self-Illuminating Exit Signs

Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Fact Sheet: Tritium Self-Illuminating Exit Signs

Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Library

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.

Campus Laboratory Safety Policies

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...

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets

EH&S Fact Sheets serve as campus-wide Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Space Heaters

Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Space Heaters in University Buildings Fact Sheet

The Fire Prevention Division of the Office of Environment, Health & Safety discourages University employees from using space heaters in their workplaces because of fire risks.

Glove Selection Guide

Follow these steps to choose the appropriate type of protective glove for your job. The Glove Selection Chart also provides advantages and disadvantages for specific glove types. This guidance was prepared for laboratory researchers but may also be helpful for other people working with hazardous materials.

Once selected, glove use requirements for your lab should be posted in your Chemical Hygiene Plan flipchart under the Standard Operating Procedures section.See below for the...

Campus Appeal Process for Code Application or Violation Disputes

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
Appeal Process for Violation Disputes

Division of Real Estate Project Inspection Coordination

When a campus entity wishes to appeal a dispute regarding one or more requirements enforced by an FPD staff member, the issue will be discussed with the Lead Designated Campus Fire Marshal (Lead DCFM).

In accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding between the Office of the State Fire Marshal and the Regents of the University of California (effective date May 22, 2015), the UC Berkeley campus Office of Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) Fire Prevention Division...