Research Safety

COVID-19 Service Update

ATTENTION: 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 

Lab Safety-Beakers

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

Radiation Hazard Sign

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.