H&S Section 7: UC Berkeley Laser Safety Program

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The Office of Radiation Safety

The UCB Office of Radiation Safety (ORS) is responsible for implementing both ionizing and non-ionizing radiation safety programs on the campus. ORS is available by calling:

3-8414 (8 to 5 Monday through Friday)

and 9-911 (at all other times)

Do not hesitate to call ORS if you need assistance or have an emergency. Detailed information about ORS safety programs can be obtained at:


Back to Section 7: Safety Guidelines and Safe Operating Procedures

Emergency Guide

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Download the Emergency Guide (PDF)


The Annual Security & Fire Safety Report for University of California, Berkeley is offered in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act and contains fire safety, crime statistics, and policies. You may use this document to learn more about the many safety and security services and resources available at UC Berkeley.

CoC Building Emergency Plans

A Building Emergency Plan is considered part of every building's basic health and safety responsibility and contains information for a variety of emergency situations, such as medical emergencies, power outages, hazardous material spills, fires, bomb threats, civil disturbances, and earthquakes. The Building Emergency Plan for each CoC building is provided below.

Building Emergency Plan - Giauque Laboratory
Building Emergency Plan - Gilman Hall
Building Emergency Plan - Hildebrand Hall
Building Emergency Plan - Latimer Hall
Building Emergency Plan - Lewis Hall
Building Emergency Plan - Pimentel Hall
Building Emergency Plan - Tan Hall

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