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Safety for

Field Research

Planning for potential hazards and emergencies for research in an abounding environment is paramount for the safety of all field researchers.

Working in field environments is a vital part of research and education at the University of California, Los Angeles. Environment, Health & Safety at UCLA has a variety of planning tools and guidance to support researchers preparing for field travel to any location around the world.

See below to find links to the resources, guides and plans.



Risk and recognizing the possibility of loss or injury is integral to experiential learning and is inherent in field environments where we teach and conduct research. 


Resources to facilitate field researchers in assessing, preparing and managing potential hazards and emergencies.


Email Field Research at [email protected]

Call (310) 428-2887 or (310) 825-3654