The Safety Management program at UC Davis School of Medicine is responsible for providing a safe workplace by minimizing the potential hazards to faculty, staff, students and visitors. The Safety Management program sets the standards for safety management and complements individual laboratory safety programs and activities.

School of Medicine Safety Officers

As Safety Officers, our main role is to develop, implement, and maintain the School of Medicine’s safety programs. We collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to improve the safety culture and regulatory compliance. We serve as a liaison between our researchers, campus Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), and outside regulatory agencies. Our team is always eager to provide our technical expertise and assist labs identify ways to mitigate hazards.

Important Safety Documents and Resources

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Emergency Action and Evacuation Plan (EAP) Updated: October 2023

Shriners/School of Medicine Emergency Action and Evacuation Plan (EAP) Updated: November 2023

Department Contacts (PDF) Updated: July 2023

UC Davis Emergency Contact Numbers (PDF) Updated: September 2020

UC Davis Health Emergency Contact Numbers (PDF) Updated: July 2020

UC Davis Campus Emergency Response Guide (PDF) copyright 2012 UC Regents

UC Davis Health Sacramento Campus Emergency Response Guide copyright 2023 UC Regents

2024 Eyewash and Shower Calendar (PDF) Updated: December 2023

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PERSONAL AND WORKPLACE SAFETY

Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) (PDF) Updated: April 2023

Shriners/School of Medicine Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) Updated: April 2023

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LABORATORY AND CHEMICAL SAFETY

UC Davis Laboratory Safety Manual

SOP Campus Requirements 2020 (PDF) Updated: August 2020

Chemical Compatibility Storage Codes (PDF) Stanford University

Stanford Chemical Storage (PDF) Stanford University

GHS Pictogram (PDF) Updated: August 2020

Hazard Communication Program (PDF) UC Davis Environmental Health and Safety

Hazard Communication Program Training Handout (PDF) UC Davis Environmental Health and Safety

Hazard Communication Poster (PDF) Updated: March 2020 UC Davis Environmental Health and Safety

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BIOLOGICAL SAFETY

Aerosol Transmissible Pathogen Control Plan (DOCX) Updated: August 2020

Campus Wide Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan
Updated: September 2020 UC Davis Environmental Health and Safety

Lab Specific BBP-ECP Factsheet (PDF) Updated: February 2024 UC Davis Environmental Health and Safety

Safely Transporting Biohazardous Materials on Public Roads (PDF) 
Updated: 2020 UC Davis Environmental Health and Safety

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MEDICAL WASTE

UC Davis Medical Waste Management Plan (PDF)

UC Davis Health Medical Waste Information Site-specific (PDF)
UC Davis Environmental Health and Safety

School of Medicine Medical Waste Information Page (PDF) Updated: August 2020

CDPH Compliant Medical Waste Practices (PDF) Updated: August 2020

Biohazard Waste Flow Chart (PDF) Updated: August 2020

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TRAINING

UC Davis-UC Davis Health Training Requirements Updated: November 2023

UC Davis Health Initial Training for New Personnel (PDF) Updated: December 2020

Annual Safety Training Summary (PDF) Updated: August 2022

Lab Safety Review Checklist (PDF) Updated: October 2020 UC Davis Environmental Health and Safety

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OTHER SAFETY INFORMATION

Website Links (PDF) Updated: August 2020

Cal OSHA Safety and Health Protection on the Job (PDF) Updated: Cal OSHA November 2023

UC Davis Undergraduate Volunteers Sacramento Research Labs Policy and Form

Cold Storage Information

COVID-19 Safety Information