Workplace Safety

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

Working on Indoor Light Fixtures

Facilities Services
2022

Job Safety Analysis - Facilities Services
Working on Indoor Light Fixtures

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Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Program

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2022

The UC Berkeley Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Program is administered by the Office of Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S). The AED Program applies to UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and other entities who have obtained, or are planning to obtain an AED device on campus, particularly: building managers, department safety coordinators, facilities services, EH&S, and University Health Services. This document serves to...

Asbestos Safety

EH&S assists the campus in complying with asbestos laws and regulations by assessing the potential risk from asbestos exposure and developing measures to control those exposures. In addition, EH&S together with Facilities Services (formerly PP-CS), responds to campus asbestos concerns, provides sampling, consults with contractors, and recommends corrective actions in emergency situations.

Contact EH&S for training on asbestos hazards and for additional campus information see the...

Shop Safety Inspection Program

Overview

EH&S safety specialists inspect campus shops annually. These inspections are designed to improve shop safety by identifying and correcting hazardous conditions, increasing awareness of safety concerns and promoting regulatory compliance. EH&S-led inspections will be conducted in October and November.

EH&S can also provide shops with inspection assistance or consultation on a full range of issues throughout the year. Contact EH&S at 510-642-3073 with any questions or concerns about the Shop Safety Inspection Program.

Responsibilities

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General Self-Assessment Form (word)

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2022

This self-assessment form should be used to document safety assessments in large office suites, areas with multiple cubicles, copy rooms, coffee rooms, and other common work areas. It should not be used for individual offices, nor for non-administrative areas such as shops, laboratories, and areas containing any hazardous materials.

General Self-Assessment Form (pdf)

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2022

This self-assessment form should be used to document safety assessments in large office suites, areas with multiple cubicles, copy rooms, coffee rooms, and other common work areas. It should not be used for individual offices, nor for non-administrative areas such as shops, laboratories, and areas containing any hazardous materials.

Office Self-Assessment Form (word)

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2022

This self-assessment form should be used to document safety assessments of individual offices. It should not be used for general administrative areas such as large office suites, areas with multiple cubicles, copy rooms, coffee rooms, and other common work areas, nor for non-administrative areas such as shops, laboratories, and areas containing any hazardous materials.

Office Self-Assessment Form (pdf)

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2022

This self-assessment form should be used to document safety assessments of individual offices. It should not be used for general administrative areas such as large office suites, areas with multiple cubicles, copy rooms, coffee rooms, and other common work areas, nor for non-administrative areas such as shops, laboratories, and areas containing any hazardous materials.

Muzna Rauf

Environmental Health Specialist, REHS
Food Facilities
Event Safety
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Patrick Kaulback

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