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Location University Hall
Room 317
CA 94720-1150
Emergency Resources

Campus ResourcesA number of University programs and service organizations are available to help maintain and promote a safe and healthful work environment for the campus community. A list of telephone numbers and web sites is provided below; please use the Campus Telephone Directory for up-to-date telephone numbers.

UC Berkeley Campus Web Site
Tel: 642-6000

Office of Business Resumption
Coordinates campus efforts to recover from significant disruptions in teaching and research.
Tel: 643-0466

Office of Emergency Preparedness
Information and training for disaster preparedness
Tel: 642-9036

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
Information on various safety topics, including hazard evaluations and employee training
Tel: 642-3073


Physical Plant - Campus Services
(PP-CS) Installation and repair of facility safety equipment
Tel: 642-1032

University Police
Information on personal safety in the workplace, crime prevention
Tel: 642-6760

University Health Services
Assistance on various topics, including psychological counseling, medical evaluations and treatment, ergonomic issues, work site wellness, and Workers’ Compensation programs
Tel: 642-2000

Other Resources Your local city’s Office of Emergency Services offers free courses:

• Fire suppression,
• Light search and rescue,

  • Disaster First Aid, and
• Neighborhood preparedness.

Call 981-5605, or visit The City of Berkeley's Fire Department web page for classes offered by the City of Berkeley. For other cities, call your local City Hall and ask for their Office of Emergency Services. UC Berkeley’s Office of Emergency Preparedness (642-9036) can also help locate contact information.

Web Resources

U.S. Geological Survey
Recent Earthquake Information

City of Berkeley
Disaster response training

Berkeley Digital Seismic Network
Earthquake information

State of California’s Office of Emergency Services (statewide emergency information)

Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
Statewide news and info


National Hurricane Center (NOAA)
Track hurricanes

Office of Homeland Security

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

American Red Cross
Emergency preparedness, training info

Pacific Gas & Electric
Lots of emergency preparedness info

Vendor List

American Red Cross
3901 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611
Training: CPR, First Aid, sheltering operations. Blood bank. Disaster response. Disaster Kits.

Anchor Pad International, c/o Acma
1505 Reliance Way
Fremont, CA 94539
Anti-theft (lock-down) devices for computers

Berkeley CPR Classes
2076 University Ave, Ste. B
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 225-6216
American Heart Association CPR & ACLS Classes

Building Education Centers
812 Page St.
Berkeley, CA 94710
Videos and books on home safety

Cal Adventures (UCB)
5 Haas Clubhouse
Strawberry Canyon Recreation Area, 4420
wildnerness survival courses, wilderness first aid

CPR Seminars
PMB 160, 4096 Piedmont Ave.
Piedmont, CA 94611
CPR, First Aid

Dunbar Sales Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 61778
Sunnyvale, CA 94088
Various hardware to protect gas main

Earthquake Protection Services
5337 College Ave, Suite 315
Oakland, CA 94618
QuakeLock Safety Fastening Systems, Survival Kits & Packs, First Aid, Other Disaster Supplies

Earthquake Supply Center
3095 Kerner Blvd., unit " i "
San Rafael, CA 94901
Emergency preparedness, survival supplies

East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD)
PO Box 24055
Oakland, CA 94623
EBMUD's Seismic Improvement Program (Information about water lines, water storage, emergency preparedness).

Emergency Lifeline, The
1510 E. Edinger, Suite D
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Survival Skills, Disaster Survival Planning, Annual Resource Guide, Disaster Kits & Supplies

Fast Response
1015 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710
CPR, First Aid

2950 Seventh Street
Berkeley, CA 94710-2730
Phone: (510) 540-5300
Fax: (510) 540-0500
Safety & Disaster Supplies from wide variety of manufacturers

In Home CPR
531 Browning St.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941
CPR and First Aid classes

Integrated Preparedness Solutions
2560 Ninth St, Suite 121
Berkeley CA 94710
(877) 589-4070
Emergency and Disaster Planning, AED Programs, Disaster Kits

IPS Emergency Training Institute
2560 Ninth St, Suite 121
Berkeley CA 94710
(877) 589-4070
American Heart Association CPR & First Aid Classes


KALX Radio (UCB)
26 Barrows Hall
Campus, 5650
Campus Emergency Broadcast Station (90.7 FM) - on air 24 hrs/day, excellent info source in campus emergencies

NALCO (Nothern Alameda County Amateur Radio Emergency Service)
1390 Queens Road
Berkeley, CA 94708
info on membership/training: Amateur Radio Emergency Service for Alameda County

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
1030 Detroit Avenue
Concord, CA 94518
emergency preparedness information re. utilities; also power outage information.

Redwood Trading Post
1305 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA 94063
Disaster kits, supplies

Safety Chair Company, Inc.
275 East H Street
Benicia, CA 94510
Collapsible Chairs for Transporting Injured and Handicapped

Search Gear
882 Bruce Lane
Chico, CA 95928
Search & rescue supplies; medical, K-9, identification, navigation supplies; books, videos, training.

Sierra Safety Supply
1625 Neptune Drive
San Leandro, CA 94577
First Aid Cabinets, Refills

Simpler Life Emergency Provisions, Inc.
2035 Park Ave, Suite 1
Redlands, CA 92373
909-798-8108 or 800-266-PREP
Survival Supplies, Kits & Packs, First Aid, Food & Water, Light, etc.

Sunset Survival and First Aid
16835 Algonquin #142,
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
714-369-8096, or Toll-free 866-637-3440

Survival Skills & Co.
PO Box 1565
Wrightwood, CA 92397
Training in Disaster First Aid, Search & Rescue. Disaster first aid kits, survival kits/supplies, search & rescue equipment

Triex Incorporated
3007 Teagarden Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
Photoluminescent Products, Safety Products, Safety Evaluations/Consulting

Cal Rec Sports
RSF (2301 Bancroft Way)
First Aid, CPR classes

US Environmental Protection Agency
75 Hawthorne Street. SFD-1
San Francisco, CA 94105
info on emergency preparedness, hazardous materials, environmental issues

Window Solutions
1169 Chess Drive, Suite K
Foster City, CA 94404
Window filming to prevent shattering glass

Work Safe Technologies
7258 Bark Lane
San Jose, CA 95129
Earthquake safety fasteners and services



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