Health and Safety Partners

The following organizations have important and complementary roles in the EH&S mission to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for all UCSC employees. Their areas of specialty sometimes overlap with EH&S, and areas of responsibility may be shared during unusual situations, but all are willing to help steer you to the person who can best assist you with a problem.


Risk Services Call the Office of Risk Services for Workers' Compensation issues, including injuries to university employees or volunteers, status of workers' compensation claims; and insurance claims for property damage, vehicle accidents, boating accidents, and injuries to non-university individuals.

Emergency Management The mission of the Office of Emergency Services (OES) is: To administer comprehensive emergency management, business continuity, and fire prevention programs to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and reduce the impacts of events that threaten the mission of the university.

Police Department Police officers of the UCSC Police Department are duly sworn peace officers under section 830.2(b) of the California Penal Code. The officers of the department are armed and possess the same authority under the law as municipal police officers. UCSC Police Officers patrol the campus 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They enforce the law, arrest violators, investigate and suppress crime, investigate traffic and bicycle accidents, and provide a full range of services to the community.

Physical and Biological Sciences Facilities Providing administrative facility support to the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences.

Baskin School of Engineering Facilities Coordinating the care, maintenance, and supply for the school of engineering community.

Employee Wellness Program The UCSC Employee Wellness Program strives to create a healthy campus and work environment.  All employees are welcome to participate in the Employee Wellness Program, workshops and events.

Outside UCSC

EH&S on Other UC Campuses