Field Research Safety Center of Excellence

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


Sara Souza
(510) 725-2517

New Resources

Epinephrine Auto-Injector Risk Assessment

Epinephrine Emergency Action Plan

*Greenland-Antarctica Travel Affidavit*

Budget Justification for Field Safety Supplies and Training

Wildland Fire Safety


Field Safety Newsletter:

MAR2018: Sedgwick Reserve, UCSC policy, gas cans

FEB2018: Allergic Reactions & Epinephrine

JAN2018: professional education and recommended books

DEC2017: winter conditions, marijuana policy, incident summary, confronting harassment

NOV2017: boating safety, infectious diseases, drone fire, Greater Good Science

OCT2017: border searches, plague, desert wildlife

Past Issues

Training Dates

Wilderness First Aid & CPR (Sierra Rescue Instructors)

  • UC Berkeley: October 28, 2017 and February 24, 2018
  • UC Davis: November 11-12, 2017 and December 5, 2017
  • More dates to come...
  • Other Vendors: NOLS, Foster Calm

Field Safety Planning Workshops:

  • UCSB: September 18, 2017  and April 13, 2018 (includes first aid)
  • UCSD/ SIO: October 9-10, 2017
  • Anza Borrego (NRS Only): October 12, 2017
  • UC Berkeley: October 26, 2017 and February 20, 2018
  • Sedgwick Reserve (UC Workgroup): February 28 - March 2, 2018

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