In response to UCR’s campus closure, the EH&S office is closed.  Critical functions related to emergency response coordination, hazardous waste collection and delivery of research materials under the purview of EH&S including radiation packages and controlled substances are operational, however may experience delay.

If you have safety emergency such as a hazardous material spill, injury or illness, contact UCPD at (951) 827-5222 or 911 on a cellular device.

You can still report an incident, injury, or safety concern using the online reporting tool. For general inquiries, please email us at and our remote staff will respond to your concerns by the next business day.

What is Laboratory and Research Safety?

Laboratory and Research safety is comprised of several specialty programs that support the teaching and research enterprise at UCR. The specialty programs include Biosafety, Radiation and Laser Safety, Chemical Safety, and Field and Drone Safety. Each program provides prudent practices and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance and for the safe management of potential hazards found in the laboratory and research setting.

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

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