Latest News

Meet Audrey Sulkanen, Hazardous Materials Specialist

May 05, 2021
Audrey is in the process of finishing her PhD program under Dr Gang-yu Liu in the department of Chemistry at UC Davis. In her new role, Audrey hopes she can help with repeated violation such as chemical compatibility.

DSC Update #105

April 08, 2021
DSC Update #105 is now out! Below are some of the articles that are included!

Meet the new Associate Radiation Safety Officer

  • Lina Planutyte is the new EH&S Associate Radiation Safety Officer. She began her career in radiation safety as an assistant to the Radiation Safety Officer at CSU Fullerton...


Scrap Metal Recycling Resource

Praxair Supply Disruption

January 12, 2021
One of UC Davis’ strategic partners for industrial gases, liquids and dry ice, announced today that a Covid outbreak occurred among their delivery drivers.

Spotlight: Hamid Fonooni

October 21, 2020
The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) highlighted campus ergonomist, Hamid Fonooni, in September.

Student Testimonial: Thuong Nguyen

September 16, 2020
Recent biological science major graduate, Thuong Nguyen, is one of the many students who worked, and continue to work, at Safety Services.

Lessons Learned: Hexamethyldisilazane Spill

July 29, 2020
When the on-call professional from EH&S arrived on scene, the researchers had evacuated the lab and were waiting in the hallway along with the UCD Fire Department Haz-Mat Team.

Record Retention Guidance

July 29, 2020
In the event of a Cal/OSHA inspection resulting from a reportable injury, employee complaint, or industry sweep, the Cal/OSHA inspector will typically request up to three years of pertinent documents.

What records do you need to maintain? 

The University template Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) and E-IIPP outline exactly what is required. See Section VIII, Recordkeeping and Documentation:

Hazardous Waste Pick-up

July 20, 2020
While the campus was in suspended operations, EH&S still had access to campus buildings and rooms and continued to provide waste disposal services.

Waste containers that could not be located for pick-up during suspended operations were left in the pick-up queue.

As personnel return to their labs, it will be important to log in to WASTe and review your inventory.