Safety Resources for Physics

Department Safety Coordinators/Emergency Contacts:


Anthony Vitan Facilities and Safety Manager
158 Le Conte
510-642-2242 )

Brian Underwood Associate Director of Administration
366 Le Conte

Carlos Bustamante Service Desk 
151 Le Conte
510-643-0802 (M-F 8am-5pm)

Email if you have a concern, need or to report an issue.  

Campus and Physics Emergency Contact List

Building Emergency Plans for Birge Hall, Le Conte Hall and Campbell Hall

Birge BEP

Le Conte BEP 

Campbell Hall BEP


Physics BEP and EHS Work Place Safety Program

All persons working or visiting Physics must read the Building Emergency Plan for both Birge and Le Conte Hall.  Proof of having read the documents is acomplished by completing this quiz.  Please turn in all completed documents to 151 Le Conte Hall.  All persons working in Physics or campus must complete the EHS Campus Work Place Safety Program

The following documents are forms as part of the Work Place Safety Program :

Reports of Unsafe Conditions or Hazards (IIPP Form 1)

Safety Committee Meeting Documentation (IIPP Form 2)

Form 3 Self Assessments: LAB, GENERAL, and OFFICE 

Hazard Correction Reports (IIPP Form 4)

Accident, Injury or Illness Investigation Reports (IIPP Form 5)

EH&S Accident Investigation Fact Sheet

Ergo Evaluations

To request an ergo evaluation fill out this form

Personal Work Station Checklist

User Friendly Work Station Diagram

Work Station Evaluator's Assessment Form

Additional information on University Health Services' Workstation Ergonmics can be found here.  

Safe Transport of Cryogens

The Physics Department require two persons to transport all dewars on casters at all times.

Liquid Nitrogen SOP

Safe Transports of Cryogens memo

EH&S Cryogens Fact Sheet

Department Safety Committee


  • Dept Safety Coordinator Anthony Vitan 2-2242
  • Faculty Chair: Irfan Siddiq
  • Members:  Lab Safety Contacts, Physics Library, EH&S, Physics Administration


Safety in Labs

Chemical Safety

How to dispose of hazardous waste (chemicals, contaminated waste ect.) and unwanted materials (uncontaminated sharps, used batteries): Hazardous Waste Program (must login via Calnet ID)

Radiation Safety Information

Laser Safety Information


Safety in Shops

Shop Safety JSA's

Important Safety Links

UCB Environmental Health and Safety

UCB Police Department