Environmental Health and Safety

Contact List for Laboratories

Incident Response

Type Contact
  • Chemical exposures and biological releases
  • Chemical reactions or lab spills
  • Mercury spills
  • Natural gas odors
  • PCB (e.g. light ballasts) spills
  • Radiation spills or incidents
  • Remediation or clean-up of spills & releases
  • Spill control supplies
EHS Hotline
512-471-3511

Laboratories

Type Contact
Biological safety cabinets Rachel LeBansky
512-471-2031
Chemical inventory Rachel LeBansky
512-471-2031
Chemical safety issues, and Biosafety issues Dennis Nolan
512-232-4999
Controlled substances Rachel LeBansky
512-471-2031
Design/plan review for all lab construction/renovation Lane Hicks
512-475-6328
Fume hood testing Rachel LeBansky
512-471-2031
Inspections/evaluations Rachel LeBansky
512-471-2031
Lab & lab equipment specifications/design Lane Hicks
512-475-6328
Laboratory ventilation problems Rachel LeBansky
512-471-2031
Personal Protective Equipment Rachel LeBansky
512-471-2031
Safety Data Sheets (SDS) Rachel LeBansky
512-471-2031
Select Agents and Toxins Dennis Nolan
512-232-4999
Surplus Property Clearance for transfer 512-471-3511

Disposal

Type Contact
Authorization for (lab) generator to drain dispose of chemical waste Nena Anderson
512-471-2044
Biological waste e.g. lab animals, sharps, & bodily fluids Rachel LeBansky
512-471-2031
Chemical waste pick up (tagged) Nena Anderson
512-471-2044
Determination of what chemical wastes are regulated Nena Anderson
512-471-2044
Lab clean-outs of abandoned chemicals John Oldag
512-475-9738
Pollution prevention (waste minimization) Nena Anderson
512-471-2044
Radioactive waste disposal Chris Walters
512-471-1496

Samples/Analytical Testing

Type Contact
Unknowns analysis and questions Nena Anderson
512-471-2044

Radiation Safety

Type Contact
Radiation safety issues Scott Pennington
512-471-2042
Dosimeters, inspections, and instrument calibrations Chris Walters
512-471-1496

Laser Safety

Type Contact
Laser safety issues DeWayne Holcomb
512-471-2038

Fire Safety

Type Contact
Extinguisher replacement and fire safety issues Jimmy Johnson
512-471-3511