Training

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

Field Research

Safely working and conducting research outdoors, off-campus, and abroad.

The UC Field Operations Safety Manual serves as a reference document and teaching tool to promote safe...

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

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

Chemical SafetyHow Do I: collapse all expand all Store chemicals safely?

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.

Environmental Protection

Helping to protect and enhance the campus environment and providing permit and compliance management services. How Do I: collapse all expand all Get rid of waste?

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Supervisors & Managers

This section provides resources and guidance for supervisors and managers.

Safety Training Assessment & Records Tool (START)

About START

The Safety Training Assessment & Records Tool (START) is a web application, created and maintained by Berkeley EH&S. START allows supervisors to easily determine the safety training needs of their employees and personnel, and whether or not they have completed assigned safety training.

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Employee and Supervisor Responsibilities

Employee Responsibilities

Employees have the responsibility to follow safety procedures, including wearing proper safety equipment and completing appropriate training. Employees must also recognize and correct hazards (when possible) or report hazards to the appropriate supervisor.

For more information see Individual Responsibilities.

Supervisor, Manager, and Principal Investigator Responsibilities

Supervisors must ensure the safety of work assignments and...