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Essential Phone Numbers (Environment, Health and Safety)

This page lists essential Environment, Health and Safety phone numbers by area of responsibility.

On campus and SIO:

Dialing 911 or (858) 534-HELP (4357) will connect you with the UCSD Police dispatcher. UCSD Police are on-site, know the campus, and will get to you much more quickly than off-campus responders.

  • Calls from emergency call boxes on the main campus and SIO reach the UCSD Police dispatcher.
  • Calls from a campus building elevator emergency intercom reach the UCSD Police dispatcher.
UCSD Medical Center – fire, security, medical emergency  6111
Hillcrest Security (619) 543-3762
Pager 290-2629
Thornton Security (858) 657-6420
Pager 290-2660
UCSD Medical Center – Hillcrest Emergency Room (619) 543-6400
Thornton Hospital Emergency Room (858) 657-7600
   
California Poison Action Line
    for hearing impaired
(800) 222-1222
(800) 972-3323
Needlestick Injury
    This is a pager. Enter your phone to be called back.
(619) 290-1447
 
Environment, Health & Safety  
General Information (858) 534-3660
Asbestos Information (858) 534-1075
Biosafety (858) 534-6059
Chemical Safety (858) 822-1579
Controlled Substances (858) 534-1362
Department Safety Coordinators (858) 822-5974
Environmental Issues Compliance (858) 534-1065
Fire Prevention & Investigation (858) 822-5706
General Safety (858) 534-7513
Hazardous Waste Disposal (858) 534-2753
Indoor Pest Management (858) 534-7513
Material Safety Data Sheets (858) 822-1579
Medical Center Division (619) 543-7575
Laboratory Safety (858) 822-1579
Radiation Safety (858) 822-2494
Sanitation (858) 534-5242
Workers' Compensation (858) 534-2454
   
Other Programs  
UCSD Occupational & Environmental Medicine (619) 543-7060
Hillcrest Facilities Engineering (619) 543-6454
Thornton Facilities Engineering (858) 657-6400
CSO Escort Service (858) 534-WALK
Sexual Assault & Violence Prevention Resource Center (858) 534-5793