Effective April 11, 2022, face coverings will be strongly recommended while indoors
for those who are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, including any booster dose when eligible,
and will remain
required for anyone who is not up to date on vaccinations. 
Staff/Faculty may request a face covering from EH&S. Students may request a face covering from The Well.

What is Research Safety?

Research safety is comprised of several specialty programs that support the teaching and research enterprise at UCR. The specialty programs include Biosafety, Lab Safety, Radiation and Laser Safety, Chemical Safety, and Field and Drone Safety. Each program provides targeted health and safety services to support UCR's teaching and research laboratories. EH&S provides resources, training and specialized laboratory safety consultation on potential hazards, as well as guidance to laboratories so they can meet their regulatory compliance requirements. Specific program services may include: 

  • Provide safety consultation and review of hazardous materials in research processes.
  • Review safety procedures when working with hazardous materials.
  • Provide specialized training on proper handling and use of hazardous materials.
  • Provide training and consultation on Risk and Safety Solutions such as LHAT, Inspect, Chemicals, WASTe, etc.
  • Consultation on laboratory set up, moves and decommissioning.
  • Incident or accident investigation and follow-up.
  • Coordination with outside agencies regarding regulatory inspections.

For more information, contact Research Safety or call (951) 827-5528.