PPE

Personal Protective Equipment for Lab and Shops

Face Coverings Distribution Schedule

January 19, 2022

UC Berkeley continues to take critical steps to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of the campus community. EH&S is providing surgical masks and N95s to employees. Cloth face coverings are no longer allowed alone, but may still be worn over a surgical mask to improve fit. Please refer to the face coverings distribution schedule below.

N95 Respirator Voluntary Use Training

Risk & Safety Training, University of California
2022

Information and Training for Employees Regarding the Use of Respirators

Download N95 Respirators Guidance (PDF)

This information is based Cal/OSHA's regulation for worker use of respirators (Title 8 CCR.5144).

Reuse and Disposal of Face Covers

January 14, 2022
Reuse & Disposal of Face Coverings

To manage supply and reduce waste, face covers including N95s may be reused for multiple days in most settings on campus. Remove your face cover carefully by holding the straps without touching the inside or outside surfaces of the mask. Keep track of your face covers so you don't mistakenly use someone else's. Consider storing them in a small paper bag or other clean, dry location when not in use. Protect them from damage, contamination, extreme temperatures, damaging chemicals, and crushing or deforming the facepiece. For some job roles, a daily...

Controlled Substances

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Working on Campus

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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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Chemical Safety

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The safe storage of hazardous chemicals is an essential part of an environmental, health, and safety program. Chemical storage...

Radiation Safety

Radiation SafetyRadiation Safety oversees and facilitates the use of radiation sources in research and instruction; helping to ensure safety and regulatory compliance.