EH&S provides guidance and services to the campus community that promote health, safety, and environmental stewardship.
Areas of service and support: working with hazards, risk assessment, safety and compliance, policies and procedures, consultation and training, resources and guidance.
Providing support, in the form of risk assessment, review, consultation, training, and the necessary resources and guidance for research at UC Berkeley.
The campuswide Workplace Safety Program serves as the university’s central program for creating a safe and healthful work environment.
EH&S is working in partnership with the Office of Emergency Management, University Health Services (UHS), and campus leadership to help keep the UC Berkeley community healthy and safe.
The EH&S Resources and Guides Library includes Fact Sheets, Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Forms, Program Documents, Manuals, Checklists, Reports, Lessons Learned, and more.
EH&S Fact Sheets serve as campus-wide Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
Ethidium Bromide and Alternative DNA Stains: Precautions, Waste Treatment and Disposal
Fact Sheet: Safety Data Sheets (SDS), formerly Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)
Campus Toxic Gas Program Fact Sheet (PDF)
Also see: Toxic Gas Program Document
Carcinogens Fact Sheet
Fact Sheet: Working with Silica Gel
Construction Site Hazardous Waste Satellite Accumulation Area Fact Sheet
Nanotechnology: Guidelines for Safe Research Practices, Fact Sheet
Transporting Chemicals Safely on Campus Fact Sheet