The Chemical Safety staff provides a variety of services to the UNM academic and research community. These services include, but are not limited to; hazardous chemical waste management advice, spill response assistance, hazardous materials transportation guidance, waste minimization advice, polychlorinated biphenyls disposal advice, hazard communication guidance, chemical purchasing and storage advice, homeland security chemicals-of-interest guidance, cryogenic liquid safety training, and chemical safety officer training.

Chemical Safety covers the procurement, use and storage of chemicals, and then the collection, transportation, treatment and/or the disposal of wastes. These functions must be conducted in accordance with strict OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), NMED (New Mexico State Environment Department), and DOT (Department of Transportation) regulations.


John Archuleta
Hazardous Materials Specialist

Kim Toddy
Student Employee

Madison Clark
Student Employee

Mike Buchanan
Environ. Hlth & Safety Tech 3

Jacob Lemmons
Student Employee

Rajeswari Ramasamy
Student Employee

Chemanji Shu-Nyamboli
Environmental Health Manager