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).
Fact Sheet: Tritium Self-Illuminating Exit Signs
Hazards and Precautions, Phenol - Fact Sheet
Fact Sheet: Procedures to Control Dust and Debris When Mounting Seismic Wall Bracing
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.
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.