Fire Safety

Providing inspections, plan review, and code consultation; serving as a fire protection and life safety resource for all UC Berkeley-owned and occupied buildings.

Welding and Flame Cutting Operations

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2004

Welding and Flame Cutting Operations Fire Prevention and Suppression Procedures

Freezer

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2003

Storing Flammable Liquids in Refrigerators and Freezers

Flammable material refrigerators and freezers are designed to prevent ignition of flammable vapors inside the storage compartment and should be purchased whenever a refrigerator is needed to store flammable liquid. A flammable liquid is defined by the fire code as having a flash point of less than 100 ˚F (38˚C).

Storing Flammable Liquids in Refrigerators and...

Fire Prevention Division Construction Services Recharge Authorization

Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Directions for completion:

Complete all of the information on the form. For additional instructions, double click on the question marks on the PDF. Print one copy to sign and send to EH&S and print one copy to keep for your records. Fax or mail the completed Recharge Authorization Form to the Office of Environment, Health & Safety.

FAX number: 643-7595
Campus Address: EH&S, University Hall, Room 317, MC 1150

Questions about this form or your recharge account?

If you have any questions, please...

Campus Toxic Gas Program

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2010

Campus Toxic Gas Program Fact Sheet (PDF)

Also see: Toxic Gas Program Document

Evacuating Campus Building Upon Activation of a Fire Alarm

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2009

Evacuating Campus Building Upon Activation of a Fire Alarm - Fact Sheet

Contractor Safety Manual (English)

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2012

This manual is provided by the University of California, Berkeley as a guide to help construction contractors work on the UC Berkeley campus.

Construction contractors are responsible for their own safety program.

The topics highlighted in this manual are reminders and do not replace obligations provided by contract documents. Construction contractors must be aware of their own obligations to comply with local, state and federal regulations as applicable to their work activities on campus.

For clarification or further explanation, please contact your UC Berkeley Project...

Rich Dean

Deputy Fire Marshal
Fire Prevention
Fire Inspections
Event Safety

Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Library

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.

Campus Laboratory Safety Policies

The University of California, Berkeley is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for the campus community. Faculty, students, and other personnel in laboratories and other academic settings may work with hazardous materials, equipment, and processes. With regard to safety and environmental protection, this teaching, and research work is governed by state and federal regulations and University policies.

New UC Systemwide Laboratory Safety Policies...

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets

EH&S Fact Sheets serve as campus-wide Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).