June is Safety Month!

June is Safety Month at UCR! Join us all month for a variety of safety trainings, webinars and events! Our goal is to empower and educate the campus community with valuable knowledge and skills.

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Notification 2024

Annual notice to UC Riverside campus employees, building owners, lessees, and operators about the availability of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) within the campus buildings

Emergency Management & Occupational Health Program Evaluation

Environmental Health & Safety is seeking your input on our operations and customer service for two of our programs: Occupational Health program Emergency Management program Your insights will help us identify campus needs and evaluate the value of these program to UC Riverside. EH&S Program Evaluation Survey period: April 1, 2024 through May 31, 2024...

Lab Safety Awareness Week 2024

It's Lab Safety Awareness Week! CSHEMA (Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management) has recognized February 12th - 16th as Lab Safety Awareness week. All week long EH&S will be highlighting ways to support a safe research environment. Follow along on our Instagram page: @ucrehs and online at our Laboratory page for daily tips and reminders...

Annual Facilities Safety Training on 1/24/24

Join us on January 24th for the Facilities Annual Safety Training.

EH&S Program Evaluation: Research Safety

We seek your input on our operations and customer service for our Research Safety Program.

ShakeOut Earthquake Drill 10/19 @ 10:19am

At 10:19 a.m. on October 19, 2023, millions of people will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in The Great ShakeOut, the world's largest earthquake drill! Major earthquakes may happen anywhere you live, work, or travel. The ShakeOut is our chance to practice how to protect ourselves, and for everyone to become prepared. The goal is...

Important - Notice of Workplace COVID Outbreak

Locations & Effective Dates: School of Medicine Education Building Basement/Ground Floor: Outbreak notice until 8/23/23. Intellicenter – UC Pathway 1st floor. Outbreak notice until 8/19/2023

UCR honored for safety record and cleanup project

UC Riverside was honored for excellence in health and safety for a fourth consecutive year by the UC Office the President. UCR Environmental Health & Safety is the first to receive the prestigious UCOP Presidential Award for Campus Excellence in Health in Safety four years in a row. The award recognizes campus health and safety...

UCOP Coronavirus Updates

The UC Office of the President (UCOP) is presently in the process of reviewing the UC Vaccination Policy, with plans to implement updates in August 2023. As soon as the revised policy is approved, we will swiftly update the information and provide the latest details. Read the letter we received from President Drake regarding important...

New Online Request for Exception to UC Insurance Requirements Process Exception Request Portal Launch

In June 2023, Procurement and Risk Management launched a new Exception to UC Insurance Requirements Process.

June is Safety Month!

Join us each week for a different safety topic, designed to empower and educate the campus community with valuable knowledge and skills. Throughout June, a range of engaging training topics will be covered weekly. These topics include: Week 1 | Outdoor Hazards: Preventing Heat Illness: Join us to discuss the hazards of working outdoors, how...

National Stand Down to Prevent Falls Week, May 1st - 5th

EH&S encourages all UCR departments who have employees who work from heights to take time this week for a “safety stand-down.”

Hand Sanitizers and Surgical Masks

Environmental Health & Safety has an excess supply of hand sanitizers and surgical masks that we would like to donate to you. We know how important it is to stay protected and healthy, especially during the remainder of the cold and flu season and we would hate for these resources to go to waste when...

We Pledge to Carry Our Own Cups and Bottles!

Pledge to Rethink Your Drink this Earth Day, and Every Day! Will you join us? Take the Pledge today! Follow along with UCR Clean Water on Instagram @ucrcleanwater

Lunchtime Presentation: Strengthening Safety Programs While Supporting Faculty

UCR Environmental Health and Safety and UC Center for Laboratory Safety present: Lunchtime Presentation: Strengthening Safety Programs While Supporting Faculty Date: March 22, 2023 Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: EH&S Building (Lyceum) or Via Zoom. Lunch will be provided for in person attendees. RSVP by 3/20 What Will Be Covered: Faculty’s role and responsibilities to...

Fall Protection Harness and Lanyard Inspections on Tuesdays - 2/28, 3/7, and 3/14

Bring your fall protection harnesses and lanyards to EH&S for inspection. This inspection is required annually and EH&S is offering this at no cost to departments.

Air Purifier Rental Program | Now Available

EH&S is lending portable High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) purifiers at no charge to UCR workplaces (e.g., classrooms, offices). We have a limited supply of Air Purifiers available. Complete the request form if you believe that your workplace may benefit from a portable HEPA purifier. Examples include: small-size and high-occupancy classrooms, tight office spaces with...

Lab Safety Awareness Week February 13th - 17th

February 13th - 17th is Lab Safety Awareness Week, learn more about how you can stay safe working in a lab!

Shoepalooza | UC Slip Resistant Shoe Program comes to UCR

Join EH&S on January 18th and 19th to meet the UC Slip Resistant shoe program vendors, try on and view styles, play games, win prizes and more.