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About EH&S

Organization and Programs run by EH&S


UCLA, Strathmore Building
501 Westwood Plaza, 4th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Mail Box #951605

Main Line: 310-825-5689

Organization Chart   EH&S Directory

Administration & Training @ EH&S

The administrative, information technology and training teams within EH&S provide communications, IT support and training for the UCLA campus community.


UCLA Fire mitigates threats/hazards to the University, prepares the public to manage an emergency, responds to calls for service, partners with stakeholders in recovering from emergencies and disasters, and investigates all incidents that occur on campus.

Office of Emergency Management

UCLA Office of Emergency Management wants to assist all UCLA community members in preparing as best as they can for disasters and other emergencies. We offer customized training presentations and workshops to students, faculty, and staff upon request.


Environmental, Occupational and Safety Programs (EOSP) encompasses all aspects of permitting, compliance and safety for the entire campus and for several off-campus UCLA properties. 

Lab Safety @ EH&S

The Laboratory Safety team at EH&S is comprised of specialists from various scientific backgrounds providing support to labs for compliance with campus policies and safety regulations.  Our primary area of expertise is chemical safety but we also focus on laboratory-related issues around the working environment.

Bio Safety @ EH&S

Biosafety has expertise in the facilities, equipment and practices used to maintain worker and environmental safety and regulatory compliance for those working with potential biological hazards including recombinant and synthetic nucleic acids.

Hazardous Waste Team

The hazardous waste (hazwaste) team manages the disposal of waste that is considered ignitable, corrosive, reactive, or toxic and the accompanying documents ensuring destruction.

Radiation Safety @ EH&S

The Radiation Safety Division (RSD) at UCLA EH&S is the operational arm of the Radiation Safety Committee which is a regulatory required body consisting of faculty, clinicians, researchers, and subject matter experts in the field of radiation use.

Laser & Photobiological Safety @ EH&S

The objective of UCLA’s Laser Photobiological Safety Program (LPS) is to provide UCLA’s Educational and Research community with adequate fundamental laser & photobiological safety guidance in maintaining a safe work environment.