Field Research Safety

“The paramount goal of field safety is the preservation of life, health, property, and the environment.”

S. Alpay et al,
Developments in Earth Surface Processes, Vol 18., Chapter 3.2., 65-89, 2014

 

COVID-19 GUIDANCE and field WORK

The impact on fieldwork during the UCSB research shutdown

The Office of Research requires all field work to be stopped unless exceptions are granted. For details, please refer to the memo posted on March 20th, 2020.

COVID-19 Field Protocol Worksite Planning Checklist is available for approved research projects.

 

What's New

 
First time traveling abroad? Consider taking the available online training UC Abroad available on the Learning Center.

UC Field Operations Safety Manual
Epinephrine Auto-Injector Program 
Field Safety Equipment Loaner Program
Hazard Tables to assist you in your Risk Assessment
Updated Field Safety Plan Template

 

Upcoming Training

 

  1. Field Safety Training, Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we will offer a shorter online version of the training in September 2020. 

  2. Wildernes First Aid, WMA, 24 hour course. This course is sponsored by EH&S. Field Trip Leaders are invited to participate. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic this course is postponed indefinetly.

 

Contacts

Eric Hessell
UCSB Dive and Boat Safety Officer
805.893.4559
Nelly Traitcheva, CSP
Laboratory Safety Specialist
805.680.2118