Important Contacts

Key Contacts

UC Police Department (UCPD) & UCLA Fire:          9-1-1

Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S):                  (310) 825-9797

Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DLAM): (310) 825-2200

DGSOM Security:                                                        (310) 267-7100 

Facilities Management (FM):                                      (310) 825-9236


If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 9-1-1 immediately.

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  • Ensure laboratory contacts for emergencies are up to date
  • Know the properties and hazards of your gas
  • Toxic gases and reactive gases should not be purchased or used without consultation with Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Chemical Safety. Certain gases require specific ventilation and storage for safe use
  • Establish a plan of maintenance to proactively control potential damage and gas leaks
  • Establish an emergency plan to address equipment, piping or cylinder failures.



Immediately report all incidents, injuries, and potential exposures to your Principal Investigator (PI) and for compliance purposes, report all chemical, biological, hazardous gas and radioactive incidents using the Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) hotline at (310) 825-9797.

  • If a person knowledgeable about the source of the leak decides that it is hazardous, the following steps should be taken:
    • Immediately notify those in the building to evacuate
    • Pull fire alarm
    • Shut the doors and secure the area
    • Contact 9-1-1 and EH&S and provide:
      • Building, floor, and room
      • Specific chemical name of involved gas
      • Source of the gas leak.

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