Field Research Safety Center of Excellence

Promoting safe teaching and research outdoors, at remote sites, and abroad


Sara Souza
(510) 725-2517


Budget Justification for Field Safety Supplies and Training

Wildland Fire Safety

Get Prepared Review location intel and hazards, register your trip, create a field safety plan, discuss security concerns & safe practices, understand communication options, pack a first aid kit
Get Trained Field Safety Planning Workshops, Wilderness First Aid & CPR, Heat Illness Prevention, Specialized Skills.
Learn More UC Field Ops Manual, Field Incidents, Technical Resources.

Training Dates

Wilderness First Aid & CPR (Sierra Rescue Instructors)

  • UC Berkeley: October 28, 2017
  • UC Davis: November 11-12, 2017
  • More dates to come...
  • Other Vendors: NOLS, Foster Calm

Field Safety Planning Workshops:

  • UCSB: September 18, 2017 (includes first aid)
  • UCSD/ SIO: October 9-10, 2017
  • Anza Borrego (NRS Only): October 12, 2017
  • UC Berkeley: October 26, 2017

Tower Climbing & Rescue, Swiftwater Rescue, Other Specialized Training

  • TBD, contact Sara Souza or your local EH&S office

Other training needs or questions? Please contact