PPE

Personal Protective Equipment for Lab and Shops

Controlled Substances

Providing assistance and monitoring for the use of regulated drugs and precursors in research. How Do I: collapse all expand all Know if a chemical or drug is regulated and requires special controls?...

Working on Campus

UC Berkeley COVID-19 Prevention Program EHS 207 Training: UC Berkeley Guidelines on Protecting Workers from COVID-19 COVID-19 Guidance for Cleaning & Disinfecting in the Workplace Cloth Face Coverings Distribution Schedule EH&S COVID-19 FAQ COVID-19 Training and Guidelines for Contractors CAL FIRE Information Bulletin: Use of Heaters in Temporary Tents & Awnings EH&S Campus Food Facilities Guidance Working Close During COVID-19 EH&S Advisory: Prevent Hand Sanitizer Burns

Radiation Safety

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

Laboratory Safety Manual

The laboratory safety manual provides an overview of lab safety procedures and policies.

Labs and Research

Providing support, in the form of risk assessment, review, consultation(link sends e-mail), training, and the necessary resources and guidance for research at UC Berkeley.

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...

One Glove Policy

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2021

ATVs and Snowmobiles

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2014

Back-country Safety Equipment and Training

ATV and Snowmobile Safety Gear and PPE Recommendations for Back-country Field Safety, EH&S Shared Google Document

Latex Allergies

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2008

Allergy to latex, a product of the rubber tree, is becoming more common. As a society, we are exposed to many products that contain latex including gloves, children’s toys, and medical appliances. Those who work in laboratory, health care, and food service settings add work exposure to the other everyday exposures. Studies have estimated that 8 to 17% of health care workers and 1 to 3% of the general population experience symptoms of latex allergy

Equipment and Tool Safety

Providing resources and guidance for the safe use of tools by UC Berkeley personnel.