The UC Field Operations Safety Manual serves as a reference document and teaching tool to promote safe, successful field courses and research trips. 


UC Field Research Safety Manual


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  • Check out Chapter 1 for risk assessment strategies and list of essential equipment to have in your backpack and your car.

  • For applicable specialized training depending on your field activities refer to Chapter 2.

  • Chapter 3 focuses on incident reporting and  emergency management in remote areas.

  • And if you are a trip leader, don't skip Chapter 4 - you will learn about facilitating safe group decision-making, how to communicate effectively, conflict resolution and more.