Hazardous materials are used in many settings, including households, retail shops, industrial facilities and universities. Materials such as household cleaning products, fuels, laboratory chemicals, pharmaceuticals and industrial wastes may all exhibit properties and characteristics that make them hazardous.

The Hazardous Materials 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

  • Staff

    Melissa Terry

    Hazardous Materials Specialist