COVID-19

2022 COVID-19 Workplace Training, Updates to EHS 207

May 20, 2022
Updated UC Berkeley COVID-19 Training

The updated training course, EHS 207: UC Berkeley Guidelines on Protecting Workers from COVID-19 (Revised 5/10/2022), is required by Cal/OSHA and must be completed by all faculty, staff, postdocs, and student workers. Even if an employee has taken the prior version of EHS 207, they still must take this updated course. The course takes approximately 15-minutes....

Required Training | EHS 207: Guidelines on Protecting Workers from COVID-19

May 5, 2022
UC Berkeley Guidelines on Protecting Workers from COVID-19

UPDATE: UC Berkeley has updated its COVID-19 safety training course with additional information required by the COVID-19 prevention emergency regulation (8 CCR 3205), which was readopted with changes on 4/22/2022. This...

Face Coverings Distribution Schedule

April 22, 2022

UC Berkeley continues to take critical steps to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of the campus community. EH&S is offering surgical masks and N95s to employees. Please refer to the face coverings distribution schedule below or learn more about the current UC Berkeley mask requirements

Reuse and Disposal of Face Covers

January 14, 2022
Reuse & Disposal of Face Coverings

To manage supply and reduce waste, face covers including N95s may be reused for multiple days in most settings on campus. Remove your face cover carefully by holding the straps without touching the inside or outside surfaces of the mask. Keep track of your face covers so you don't mistakenly use someone else's. Consider storing them in a small paper bag or other clean, dry location when not in use. Protect them from damage, contamination, extreme temperatures, damaging chemicals, and crushing or deforming the facepiece. For some job roles, a daily...

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Adopts Final Revision to Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

April 26, 2022

Cal/OSHA recently made its third and final revision to the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard. The Campus COVID-19 Prevention Plan is being updated accordingly. The new ETS will go into effect on May 6 and will remain in effect through December 31, 2022.

The latest notable...

Masking Guidelines

March 7, 2022

The previously announced changes to mask guidelines are now in effect.

Effective Monday, March 7, 2022

UC Berkeley mask requirements Masks are required indoors for anyone who is not fully vaccinated. Masks are strongly recommended, but not required, indoors for anyone who is fully vaccinated. Outdoors, masks are optional for everyone.

Learn more by visiting the Campus Coronavirus website >

N95 Respirator Voluntary Use Training

Risk & Safety Training, University of California
2022

Information and Training for Employees Regarding the Use of Respirators

Download N95 Respirators Guidance (PDF)

This information is based Cal/OSHA's regulation for worker use of respirators (Title 8 CCR.5144).

Working on Campus

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