Hazardous Materials

Helping campus units manage their hazardous materials by providing assistance with shipping, waste pick-up and disposal, and chemical inventory needs.

Tim Popp

Senior Hazardous Materials Technician
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Waste
Waste Disposal

Waste Disposal

The Office of Environment, Health & Safety maintains a Hazardous Waste Program (HWP) to develop hazard waste disposal procedures, provide orientation to campus personnel, monitor departmental hazardous waste operations, receive departmental waste and dispose of the waste, and evaluate all hazardous waste disposal activities.

Andrew Fletcher

Hazardous Materials Operations Manager
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Waste
Waste Disposal

Alicia Bihler

Environmental Programs Manager
Environmental Protection

Biological Use Authorization Application

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2022
Biological Use Authorization (BUA) Application Form

Principal Investigators (PIs) will need to submit a Biological Use Authorization (BUA) if working with biological agents including:

recombinant DNA synthetic nucleic acids WHO Risk Group 2 or higher pathogens biological toxins material of human or non-human primate origin, including cell lines

To determine if the agent you plan to work with is considered Risk Group 2 or higher, please reference the ABSA website.

Biological Safety

Providing support, in the form of risk assessment, review, consultation and training, for research at UC Berkeley that involves the use of recombinant DNA, biohazardous materials and biological toxins.

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Handling/Transporting/Storing Fuel Container

Department of Recreational Sports
2004
Recreational Sports - Maintenance Handling/Transporting/Storing a Fuel Container or Hazardous Chemicals 5 gallon gas containers

Exposure to chemicals can result in acute or long-time health effects. Touching, picking up, or moving a fuel container can be hazardous to a responder. A fuel container can be touched, picked up, and/or moved after assessment and conclusion that it poses no imminent danger to the person handling the item.

Handling/Transporting/...

Greg Haet

Environmental Protection Analyst
Environmental Protection

Jason Hipolito

Senior Hazardous Materials Technician
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Waste
Waste Disposal

Almir Sanchez

Senior Hazardous Materials Technician
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Waste
Waste Disposal