Chemical Safety

Ensuring the safe and compliant use of chemicals on campus.

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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Ingrid Castro Rodriguez

Health & Safety Manager
Health & Safety
Controlled Substances
Administration

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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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...

Controlled Substances

Controlled Substances

UC Berkeley’s Controlled Substances (CS) program outlines required procedures pertaining to the procurement, use, storage, inventory, and disposal of controlled substances to comply with Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulations. These procedures apply to all research and teaching activities using controlled substances.

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Rochelle Galibut Nguyen

Lab Safety Specialist
Lab Safety
EH&S Inspections

Daphne Kuta

Lab Safety Specialist
Lab Safety
EH&S Inspections
Controlled Substances

Russ Blackmar

Chemical Inventory Specialist
Chemical Inventory
Chemical Safety
Lab Safety

Kelsey Mesa

Chemical Hygiene Officer / Lab Safety Specialist
Lab Safety
EH&S Inspections
Chemical Safety

Ren Ramos

Lab Safety Specialist
Lab Safety
EH&S Inspections