Summary of Departmental Information

May 10, 2013 admin

Departments

  • Agronomy and Range Science
    Field safety protocol: Yes, uses Environmental Health and Safety Illness and Injury Prevention (EHS IIPP) documents

  • Animal Science
    Field safety protocol: Yes, extensive
    Unique issues/concerns: Animal handling, exotic diseases, needles
    Comments: Very complete guidelines and training

  • Biological and Agricultural Engineering
    Field safety protocol: Yes, uses Field Machinery Work Safety Training Guide, EHS' pre-2006 model-IIPP, and additional commercial and in-house training materials.
    Unique issues/concerns: Travel, equipment operation, and testing.
    Comments: Comprehensive safety training and management program for diverse set of hazards.

  • Entomology
    Field safety protocol: No, but has departmental safety committee
    Unique issues/concerns: Wide range of stings and bites, chemical exposure, equipment
    Comments: Due to broad range of issues, safety protocol rests with principal investigators

  • Environmental Science and Policy
    Field safety protocol: Yes, extensive
    Comments: Very complete safety guidelines and training

  • Land, Air and Water Resources
    Field safety protocol: Yes, policies and procedures developed by and circulated to faculty
    Comments: Policies and procedures developed for field work and courses

  • Nutrition
    Field safety protocol: Yes, policies and procedures developed by and circulated to faculty
    Comments: Primarily lab safety

  • Nematology / Plant Pathology
    Field safety protocol: Yes, uses EHS IIPP documents
    Unique issues/concerns: Pesticide training and usage
    Comments: Primarily greenhouse and local field safety issues

  • Pomology
    Field safety protocol: Yes, uses EHS IIPP documents
    Comments: Complete set of information and contacts

  • Vegetable Crops
    Field safety protocol: Yes, uses EHS IIPP documents
    Comments: Complete set of contacts

  • Viticulture and Enology
    Field safety protocol: Yes, extensive
    Comments: Very complete guidelines and training

Programs

  • Foundation Plant Services
    Field safety protocol: Yes, uses EHS IIPP and Cal-OSHA documents
    Comments: Very comprehensive, builds on documents from Department of Viticulture and Enology
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