All faculty members, staff, students and visitors at UC Davis have an obligation to perform their work in a manner that does not endanger their health and safety, the well-being of others, or the university environment. Members of the campus community can participate in making the campus a safe place to work, study, and live by identifying health and/or safety hazards or unsafe conditions by informing those responsible for the problem area.

ECE students, staff and faculty should participate in making the department a healthy and safe working environment.

You are encouraged to bring safety concerns to the attention of:

Lance Halsted, ECE Department Safety Coordinator (DSC)
Telephone: (530) 752-8959

Tony Schrick, EH&S Lab Safety Professional
Telephone: (530) 752-7048

Prof. Saif Islam, ECE Department Chair
Telephone: (530) 754-6732

Alternatively, you could file a hazard report with UC Davis Environmental Health and Safety Department. Employees or students that bring unsafe conditions to the attention of the ECE department, or file a report of unsafe conditions or practices are protected by law. It is illegal for the employer to take any action against an employee in reprisal for exercising rights to participate in communications involving safety.

ECE Safety Documents

Safety Tips

  • UC Laboratory Safety Fundamentals course
  • Injury Reporting Procedure
  • Guidelines for Disposal of Chemical Waste (SafetyNet #8)
  • Guidelines for Chemical Spill Control (SafetyNet #13)
  • Guidelines for Mercury Spill Control (SafetyNet #16)
  • Use of Refrigerators and Freezers in Laboratories (SafetyNet #31)
  • Compressed Gas Safety (SafetyNet #60)
  • Emergency Medical Care
  • Electrical Safety Guidelines
  • Portable Space Heater Fire Regulations

  • Information for Principal Investigators and Lab Managers


    UC Davis Policy and Procedure Manuals