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Safety Assistance

The School Safety Office is committed to providing effective consultation and research safety support to labs within the School of Biological Sciences. Our mission is to promote safe research practices through the administration, coordination, and dissemination of UCSD lab safety policies. We believe in fostering close relationships and working together to cultivate a safe research environment for all.

These pages are a resource for all School safety policies, practices, and guidelines.

We assist with...


Ashley Miller
School Safety Officer
(858) 333-9791
(858) 333-9791

List of EH&S Contacts for the School


Urey Hall 1630

Mailing Address

School Safety Office
9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code: 0346
La Jolla, CA 92093-0368



Links to research safety training

Research Safety Programs

Lab safety, online applications, and audit information


Emergency preparedness strategies and action plans

Disposal and Decontamination

Waste disposal instructions and guidelines

Equipment and Materials

Maintenance & repair of equipment and common lab purchases

Getting Started

Assorted checklists for newcomers to the lab


Campus and School Health & Safety Policies


Guidelines for COVID-19 research lab safety