Environmental, Occupational and Safety Programs @ EH&S

Environmental, Occupational and Safety Programs (EOSP) encompasses all aspects of permitting, compliance and safety for the entire campus and for several off-campus UCLA properties.  Our primary concern is the safety and health of the UCLA community through different programs within the Division and in collaboration with other Divisions within EH&S.

EOSP works closely with:

  • EH&S Research Safety
  • UCLA Fire Department
  • Office of Emergency Management
General & Occupational Safety

Oversees occupational safety and compliance programs for campus departments with a designated safety group that services Housing & Hospitality Services and Facilities Management.

Safety programs include but are not limited to:

  • Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)
  • UCLA Shop Safety Program and high hazard operations
  • UCLA Hazard Communication Program
  • UCLA Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) Program
  • UC Performing Arts Safety Manual
Industrial Hygiene

Oversees Industrial Hygiene Programs for campus departments including:

  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)- including odors, dust and mold
  • Hazard and Exposure Assessment Programs- Personal exposure sampling for hazardous chemicals and physical hazards such as noise and vibration. 
  • Respiratory Protection Program- provides training & fit testing
  • Ventilation surveys
Environmental Health

Oversees The Environmental Health Programs (EHP) for the campus which includes:

  • Food Facility Inspections
  • Food Facility New Construction/Renovation Plan Check Program
  • Foodborne Illness Prevention and Response
  • Recreational Waters (Swimming Pools) Inspections
  • Drinking Water Sanitation and Chlorination
  • Communicable Disease Pathogen Testing
  • Temporary Food Event Permitting and Inspections
  • Integrated Pest Management
Environmental Compliance

Our team assists campus departments in compliance issues and acts as a liaison between campus departments and environmental regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations.   All environmental permits including: South Coast Air Quality Management District permits, industrial wastewater permits, storm water permits and underground storage tank permits for the campus are managed through Environmental Compliance.