Training

The EH&S Training team creates, delivers, and tracks health, safety, and environmental training for all faculty, staff, and students.

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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Required Training | EHS 207: Guidelines on Protecting Workers from COVID-19

May 5, 2022
UC Berkeley Guidelines on Protecting Workers from COVID-19

UPDATE: UC Berkeley has updated its COVID-19 safety training course with additional information required by the COVID-19 prevention emergency regulation (8 CCR 3205), which was readopted with changes on 4/22/2022. This...

Shops and Trades

Policies, procedures, and training materials for any type of shop-work activities.

Learn about the various EH&S Safety Programs or download Frequently Used Forms.

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Department Safety Coordinators

Department Safety Coordinators (DSCs) are a vital part of the campus safety structure, coordinating, implementing, and documenting safety practices in departments across campus.

Principal Investigators

Principal Investigators (PIs) must ensure the safety of work assignments and work spaces, assign safety training related to hazards, provide safety procedures and equipment, correct identified hazards (where practicable), look into the causes of incidents and take action to prevent similar incidents, and discuss safety in regular meetings and performance reviews.

Rachel Riddick

EH&S Trainer & Instructional Design Specialist
Training
UC Learning Center

Sign up for Live Fire Extinguisher Training (Available Monthly)

April 25, 2022

Live Fire Extinguisher Training classes are available the first Thursday of each month. Sign up today!

Climbing Equipment

Facilities Services
2003

The fall protection equipment must be inspected and maintained according to Cal/OSHA and the manufacturer’s recommendations. A rescue plan and equipment must be in place and operable prior to the beginning of the tree work.

Tree Climbing/Trimming, Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Logging eTool, OSHA

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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.

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Moving/Lifting Heavy Objects

Department of Recreational Sports
2004

Recreational Sports - Operations: Moving/Lifting Heavy Objects

Before moving or lifting any heavy object, always assess its weight in the context of your own strength. Wear a back brace to provide additional support for the lower back.