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Chemical Health & Safety

Chemical Health & Safety News

Parking: Only UConn permits with Area 2 access can park in our immediate vicinity (Area 1, Area 2 and Garage permits). Other permits and guests - See more...


KFS and EHS: What you need to know. Commodity Codes in KFS automatically route requisitions to EHS for approval as applicable. See more.....

Creating Safety Cultures

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Experimenting with Danger

Experimenting with Danger from the US Chemical Safety Board.

Creating Art Safely

Useful safety information for art studio personnel:

Creating Art Safely - A Six Step Process from Thomas C. Ouimet on Vimeo.

Brochure--Safety Guide for Art Studios



Laboratory Safety & Chemical Waste Management Training

Intended Audience: New faculty and staff, new graduate students, new research assistants, visiting professors and researchers as well as all other laboratory personnel who have not received training at UConn. This training is required for compliance under OSHA and EPA regulations for people working with chemicals. Annual retraining is required for faculty, staff, graduate students, research assistants and researchers that have attended the initial training. Please register online.

Chemical Health & Safety Contacts

Vacant, Manager

TopicContact Phone
Art Safety
Brent Lewchik
486-3613
486-4927
Biowaste Supplies
David Judd 486-1804
Chemical Inventory Program
Shanelle DeVeaux 486-2691
Chemical Spill (consultation only)
Dial 911 for emergencies

Denis Shannon
486-3613
486-3115
Controlled Substances/Drug Registrations Shanelle DeVeaux 486-2691
Formaldehyde Vapor Monitoring
Brent Lewchik 486-4927
Fume Hood Safety Brent Lewchik
David Judd
486-4927
486-1804
Hazardous Waste Denis Shannon
486-3115
Laboratory Closure Denis Shannon 486-3115
Laboratory Design Review Brent Lewchik 486-4927
Laboratory Inspections Brent Lewchik 486-4927
Laboratory Safety, Chemical
Brent Lewchik
486-3613
486-4927
Mercury Exchange Program Denis Shannon 486-3115
Mercury Vapor Monitoring
Brent Lewchik 486-4927
Non-Radioactive Waste Collection
(chemical and biological)
Denis Shannon
David Judd
486-3115
486-1804
Research Protocol Review Brent Lewchik 486-4927
Training, Chemical Brent Lewchik 486-4927
Universal/Electronic Wastes Denis Shannon 486-3115