Health*Matters

Healthy Office Program for Supervisors

Supervisors can create a healthy office environment with these resources. 
Share the reproducible fact sheets on wellness, stress, computer ergonomics,
back problems, and office safety.  A list of related campus resources is provided.


Fact Sheets for Staff (pdf's )


Campus Resources

Health and Wellness

  • Health*Matters for Faculty and Staff (510) 643-4646
    Wellness workshops, healthy lifestyle management programs, walking groups and inititiaves to support a healthy work environment. Many programs can be delivered in the department upon request.
  • Health*Matters Walking Group, (510) 643-4646
    Meets year-round every MWF at 12:10 on the south side of the Campanile.
  • Recreational Sports Facility, (510) 642-6400
    Recreational Sports offers 30-day free trial memberships for faculty and staff, fitness club memberships and classes at very reasonable rates with payroll deduction. Also offered are client services such as one-on-one personal training and massage therapy.
  • UC Berkeley Wellness Letter
    The Wellness Letter, a collaboration between the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, and a national team of writers and editors, delivers practical, evidence-based coverage of the news about preventive medicine, self-care, nutrition, fitness, and mental well-being in practical, engaging, easy-to-use language.

Managing Stress


Computer Ergonomics

Back Basics

Personal Safety

  • UC Police Department, (510) 642-6760
    Located at 1 Sproul Hall, this full-service department has primary law enforcement jurisdiction on the campus and associated University properties. The department handles all patrol, investigation, crime prevention education, emergency preparedness, and related law enforcement duties for the campus community and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • BearWALK Service, (510) 642-WALK (642-9255)
    After dark, radio-equipped and trained student employees of UCPD, Community Service Officers (CSOs) provide a walking escort in conjunction with the Night Safety Shuttle to nearby residences, public transportation or parking facilities during the evening hours until 2:00 AM.
  • Night Safety Shuttle, (510) 642-9255
    Provides safe transit to and from the campus for evening classes, study, and research 365 nights a year.
  • CARE Services for Faculty and Staff, (510) 643-7754
    Dealing with violence in the workplace or other workshops and educational materials tailored to the specific concerns of your office available by special request.
  • Environment, Health and Safety, (510) 642-3073
    Training on developing an effective injury and illness prevention program for your department.
  • Office of Emergency Management
    Implementing programs and projects in emergency planning, training, response, and recovery.



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