Field Research

Safely working and conducting research outdoors, off-campus, and abroad.

Muzna Rauf

Environmental Health Specialist, REHS
Food Facilities
Event Safety
Food & Water Safety
Field Research

Campus Committees

Certain high-hazard activities and equipment require additional safety training and written pre-approval. Faculty-led committees issue use authorizations for high hazard activities to ensure the work is safe and monitored appropriately. These include:

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Summary of Charges

The campus Laboratory Operations...


Facilities Services

Operating a Wood Chipper, Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

Climbing Equipment

Facilities Services

The fall protection equipment must be inspected and maintained according to Cal/OSHA and the manufacturer’s recommendations. A rescue plan and equipment must be in place and operable prior to the beginning of the tree work.

Tree Climbing/Trimming, Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Logging eTool, OSHA

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Kayaks - Launching

Department of Recreational Sports

Recreation Sports - CAL Adventures Loading Kayaks, Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

CAL Adventures Launching Kayaks, Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

Field Research

Safely working and conducting research outdoors, off-campus, and abroad.

The UC Field Operations Safety Manual serves as a reference document and teaching tool to promote safe...

James Hayward

Diving Safety Officer
Diving Safety
Boat Safety
Gump Station
UC Dive & Boat Safety Consortium

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.

JSAs Listed by Topic: Body Mechanics |...

Workplace Safety

California state regulations require every employer to establish, implement and maintain an effective Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). In August 2017, the University adopted a campuswide Workplace Safety Program that serves as the University’s central IIPP for creating a safe and healthful work environment. Having one program for the whole University helps to improve access, consistency, and usability across all departments. EH&S is the responsible department for overseeing the campuswide Workplace Safety Program. The campus Workplace Safety Program is based on the Injury...