Environmental Health & Safety
Supporting the campus community by proactively protecting people, property and the environment in a responsible and cost effective manner.

Safety on Site (SOS)

Section 1

Safety on Site (SOS)


  • Create your work unit.
  • Designate a Safety Representative (SR).
  • Ensure your employees' training compliance.
  • Assist your Safety Representative (SR) with access to the UC Learning Center (UCLC) employee training records.
  • Support completion of actions to reduce workplace hazards.
  • Complete Safety Representative (SR) training.
  • Identify the work environment that best fits your work unit.
  • Complete a Hazard Identification Checklist for your work unit and work environment.
  • Coordinate work unit specific training.
  • Work with supervisor to access UC Learning Center (UCLC) employee training records.
  • Update the progress of your work unit.




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


The California Code of Regulations Title 8, Section 3203, Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) states that every employer shall establish, implement and maintain an effective injury and Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP). The Safety On Site (SOS) program is UC Irvine's implementation of the Injury & Illness Prevention Plan. UC Irvine’s SOS program integrates safety into the workplace, a responsibility that all employees at UC Irvine have. By integrating safety into our workplace, we minimize injuries, reduce Workers’ Compensation costs, and create a safety culture. The UC Irvine Ethics and Compliance Committee actively and enthusiastically supports this program.