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General Information

Chemical Safety covers the procurement, use and storage of chemicals, as well as the collection, transportation, treatment and/or the disposal of wastes and excess chemicals. These functions must be conducted in accordance with OSHA, EPA, NMED and DOT regulations.

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 and training
  • Hazardous materials transportation guidance
  • Hazard communication guidance
  • Chemical purchasing and storage advice
  • Department of Homeland Security Chemicals-of-Interest guidance
  • Cryogenic liquid safety training
  • Compressed gas safety training
  • Spill response assistance
  • Waste minimization advice


Casey Hall

Environmental Health Manager

Melissa Terry

Hazardous Materials Specialist

Hussain Alyami

Environmental Health & Safety Tech III

Thomas Evans

Environmental Health & Safety Tech III