Training

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

Climbing Equipment

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
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

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
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/...

Patrick Kaulback

Assistant Manager, Health & Safety; REHS
Workplace Safety
Shop Safety
Food & Water Safety
Food Facilities
Event Safety

Moving/Lifting Heavy Objects

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
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.

Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Library

Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

A JSA describes job tasks in step-by-step fashion, identifies associated hazards at each step, and outlines proper hazard controls that minimize the risk of injury or illness to the individual(s) performing that task.

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets

EH&S Fact Sheets serve as campus-wide Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Kelsey Mesa

Chemical Hygiene Officer
Chemical Safety
Lab Safety
EH&S Inspections

Chips (Toan) Hoai

Biosafety Officer
Biosafety
BUA
Lab Safety

What is the role of a Principal Investigator (PI)?

PIs must begin the LHAT process for their research group by logging in to the LHAT; they can choose to do the hazard assessment themselves or assign a delegate to do it. After all hazard assessment questions are answered, the PI certifies that the LHAT is complete. This gives lab members access to the list of recommended PPE.

What can only the PI do?

"Add a lab group" – it’s common for some lab members to do work that is different from what other members of the group do and they might need different PPE. For example a chemistry research...