Workplace Safety

The campuswide Workplace Safety Program serves as the university’s central program for creating a safe and healthful work environment. 

Electrical Safety

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2021

Ladders

Gary Bayne
2021
Ladder Safety Program

UC Berkeley has developed this Ladder Safety Program to manage the safe selection, procurement, safe work practices, inspection, inventory tracking and record keeping of all ladders. The Ladder Safety Program applies to any department on campus, at field stations, or on leased property where any type of ladder three (3) feet or more in length/height is used. Roles and responsibilities for safe use of ladders by employees (including temporary employees and graduate students performing research related activities in field stations and remote research facilities) are...

One Glove Policy

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2021

Working Close During COVID-19

July 8, 2021

If unvaccinated people need to work closer than 6-feet apart for lab work, training, maintenance or other activities with others, the following process needs to be applied:

Participants shall be current for all required campus training and COVID-19 testing. Think creatively about all available options. Can it be done by Zoom? Are there portions that don't require close proximity work? Is there an alternate methodology? If close proximity work cannot be eliminated, unvaccinated persons should wear their cloth face mask or a properly fitted N95 for voluntary use (voluntary N95 use...

Samuel Chiang

Project & Communications Coordinator
Administration
Communications & Outreach

Ladder Safety Program

UC Berkeley has developed this Ladder Safety Program to manage the safe selection, procurement, safe work practices, inspection, inventory tracking and record keeping of all ladders. The Ladder Safety Program applies to any department on campus, at field stations, or on leased property where any type of ladder three (3) feet or more in length/height is used. Roles and responsibilities for safe use of ladders by employees (including temporary employees and graduate students...

Loading and Unloading the Emergency Response Truck

Emergency Response
Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2005

Emergency Response - Loading and Unloading the Emergency Response Truck

Recreational Sports - Athletic Camps Setting Up/Taking Down Equipment

Department of Recreational Sports
2005

Each sport will require different equipment and there are different hazards associated with each individual sport. The following are precautions for general
equipment set-up.