Changes to COVID-19 Protocols
Campus announcement on Changes to COVID-19 Protocols On March 20, 2023 a campus wide communication was distributed with updates to the changes to COVID-19 Protocols. Read the full article here.
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.
EH&S brings Examinetics Hearing Tests to Campus
Occupational Health brought the Examinetics mobile unit to Campus to perform 150 hearing tests on staff in select departments across Campus, including Landscape & Refuse Services, Central Plant Operations, Housing Facilities Services, Dining Services, ITS, Parking and Transportation, and more.
ShakeOut is on 10/20 at 10:20am
Shake Out, Don’t Freak Out! The annual ShakeOut event is on 10/20 at 10:20am. At this time, UCR will be testing all of its Emergency Communications in a coordinated drill.
Apply for BSAS Funding
The Be Smart About Safety (BSAS) program is designed to increase awareness of employee safety and reduce the number of employee injuries. Since the implementation of the BSAS program, UCR has been investing BSAS dollars into loss prevention and loss control activities across campus. Apply today! https://ehs.ucr.edu/be-smart-about-safety
R'Safety is all R'Responsibility! Come on over to EH&S for a Safety Fair, in partnership with Grainger and see the latest in Safety! Cool off with a Kona Ice and learn how to keep yourself safe from Heat Illness. Date: Friday, July 22nd Time: 10am - 2pm Location: EH&S Together, we can keep UCR a...
COVID-19 Town Hall Recap & Updates
COVID-19 Updates for April 2022 On April 6, 2022, Campus hosted a town hall meeting to discuss the updates to COVID-19 policies and procedures. If you were unable to attend you can view the recording of the event. View the Town Hall Recording Visit the Signs & Resources Page for updated signage available for campus...
Air Purifier Rental Program
Update: 02/22/23: We have a limited supply of Air Purifiers. EH&S is lending portable High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) purifiers at no charge to UCR workplaces (e.g., classrooms, offices). Complete this 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...
Safety Orientation Training. Read the campus announcement about the new Safety Orientation course.
Coronavirus: Updated Signage
Coronavirus Information & Updates Visit the Coronavirus page for updates on COVID-19, including information on: - News - Cases - Daily Wellness Check - Research - Return to Campus protocols ... and more Download the REVISED Keep Yourself Healthy Poster. View other COVID-19 printable resources
Annual Asbestos Notification 2021
Read the Annual Campus Asbestos Notification for 2021. If you have any questions, please contact ehsIH@ucr.edu or call EHS at 951-827-5528
Air Quality Updates and Wildfire Smoke Protection
Due to recent wildfire activity there is increased concern over air quality levels in Southern California. Refer to the current Air Quality levels for Riverside, CA. For more guidance and resources, review our Wildfire Smoke webpage and training.
Flu Vaccine 2020
To support the health and well-being of UC students, faculty and staff and our communities, the University of California (in consultation with UC Health leadership) has issued a system wide executive order requiring all members of the UC community to receive an influenza immunization before November 1, 2020. For more information refer to the UCOP...
Mercury Thermometer Exhcange program
Help UCR become Mercury Free by: Reduce the health and environmental risks of mercury pollution, Reduce the time spent cleaning up broken mercury thermometers and, Exchange mercury thermometers with spirit-filled thermometers for FREE. To exchange your thermometer, follow these three easy steps 1. Complete this short Request Form 2. Generate a WASTe tag for your...
Pierce Hall Insulation Testing Report
On September 20, 2019, Omega Environmental, at the request of Environmental Health & Safety, conducted a survey of the Pierce Hall south (first floor) ceiling insulation. The report linked below provides detailed information about what was found. Several different types of testing were performed and in short, the staining on the insulation is not hazardous...
Pierce Hall Flooring Removal Testing Results - Weekend 9/27-29
The flooring and ceilings were removed from the south wing second floor and remainder of the first floor of Pierce Hall 9/27-9/29/2019. The flooring was 9"x9" non-friable asbestos-containing tile. The ceiling materials removed did not contain asbestos. All work was done under containment to prevent infiltration of dust to adjacent areas. HEPA vacuums and air...