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.

Construction Managers Guide

Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Regulatory Guide for Construction Managers

The guide is designed to be used as a screening tool for building changes and construction that may have envi- ronmental, health and safety exposure impacts or agen- cy requirements beyond fire marshal requirements.

The topics in this guide are agency reporting and record -keeping requirements related to facilities and equip- ment undergoing construction, demolition, modification or renovation.

This guide is targeted for: UC Berkeley Real Estate; Physical and Environmental Planning; Capital...

Flammable & Combustible Liquids Storage In Campus Laboratories

Office of Environment, Health & Safety

California Fire Code (CFC) regulations limit the quantity of flammable and combustible liquids that can be stored in research and teaching laboratories. This fact sheet provides a simplification of the complicated CFC regulations, and establishes standard practice at University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley). For questions not covered in this fact sheet, or for assistance with more complicated issues, please contact the Office of Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) for situation-specific guidance.

Fire Safety for Field Work

Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Fire hazard is especially high in California during the summer due to the long, dry season. Those who work at off-site research stations, do field work, or are simply enjoying time outside should observe the following simple measures for preventing and reacting to fires.