University of California, San Diego


November 18, 1999

ALL AT UCSD (including UCSD Healthcare)

SUBJECT:  UCSD Policy on Environmental Health and Safety

UCSD is committed to providing a safe environment for our students, faculty, staff and visitors.

The UCSD policy on health and safety may be accessed at: http://adminrecords.ucsd.edu/ppm/docs/516-1.html.

Please recognize that all members of our campus community have responsibility for their own safety, as well as the safety of all persons working in facilities over which they have control. Deans, department chairs, principal investigators, and supervisors are responsible for establishing and maintaining procedures in their areas which will provide all personnel with information and education concerning the safe handling of hazardous materials and equipment. This also includes the maintenance of fire exit ways, proper storage of equipment and furniture, plus the use of building safety features.

The Office of Environment, Health and Safety is available to provide assistance with respect to developing and implementing departmental safety programs, including self- inspections for code compliance, resource lists, training and other items necessary to meet the various regulatory requirements.

If there are questions on specific program objectives or policies, please contact Martha McDougall, EH&S Director, at extension 43659 or mcdougallm@ucsd.edu.

                                                Robert C. Dynes