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Field Operations

Field work can create unique hazards, even for activities that may be routine in a laboratory setting. This page includes information that will help you conduct your field work safely, whether you are a few miles from your office or on other side of the globe.

Use the UC Field Operations Safety Manual  to plan your trip and field work.

Field Operations Resources

UC Campus Resources
UC Berkeley Field Safety
UC Davis Boating Safety Progam
UC Davis Field Safety/Travel Operations Planner
UC Riverside Field & Travel Safety
UC Santa Barbara Diving Safety
UC Santa Cruz Field Research Safety

UCOP Resources
Export Controls - If you are conducting research or educational programs outside of the United States, you need to consider whether any export control restrictions may apply. The UCOP Office of Ethics, Compliance, and Audit Services has guidance about export control regulations.

UC Travel Insurance Program - UCOP Risk Services has arranged for employees and students traveling on official University business to be covered for a wide variety of accidents and incidents while away from the campus or primary workplace.