EH&S is responsive to campus needs during the pandemic. COVID-19 protocols are being coordinated through the UCLA Emergency Operations Center (EOC), Emergency Management Policy Group (EMPG), and UCLA's Future Planning Task Force. Please check Bruins Safe Online for the latest safety information. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 9-1-1.

Research Safety


COVID-19 Service Update

In conjunction with the COVID-19 Safer at Home order, Research Safety has reduced the number of on-site staff, but is available to assist remotely via individual staff phone numbers, emails and Zoom conferencing. Routine inspections and in-class trainings have been postponed. If facility review is required for essential research, please arrange a visit through [email protected] --- the EH&S phone line at (310) 825-9797 should be used for voicemail only.

Please visit the following resource page for COVID-19 Return to Work on Campus information.



Chemical Safety

The Chemical 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. 

Biosafety & High Containment
Bio Hazard Sign

Biosafety is a team of experts with varied backgrounds in the biological sciences that focuses on preventing personal, laboratory and environmental exposure to biohazardous materials.

Laser & Photobiological Safety

Formerly known as Laser Safety. The LPS program reviews the potential Health Hazards posed by exposure to coherent and noncoherent photon emitting devices and the safe use of these devices.

Radiation Safety
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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.