EHS Services

Here you'll find a list of all of our Emergency Contacts and Services

EHS Services and Emergency Contact Information

Fire Emergency

Pull Alarm, Dial 911

Medical Emergency

Dial 911

Police Emergency

Dial 911

Biosafety and Research Safety 

Who To Contact: 
Matthew Fischer, PhD, RBP, CBSP
Assistant Director and Biosafety Officer

  • Biological Accident Investigation
  • Biological Safety Cabinets
  • Biosafety Training
  • HEPA Filtration
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Control
  • General Laboratory Inspections
  • Biosafety Level Risk Analysis
  • DOT/IATA Biological Shipping
  • Pathogen and Human Tissue Registration
  • Recombinant DNA Registration
  • Select Agent Registration
  • Chemical Safety/Chemical Hygiene Plan

Environmental Management 

Who To Contact: 
Kevin Nichol
Manager, Environmental Programs

  • Air Quality Permits
  • Chemical Waste Disposal
  • DOT/IATA Chemical Shipping
  • Environmental Management System
  • Hazardous Materials Spill Response
  • Hazardous/Regulated Waste Training
  • Medical Waste Disposal
  • Pollution Prevention Program
  • Radioactive Waste Disposal
  • Storage Tanks
  • Waste Minimization
  • Wastewater Discharge

Occupational Safety and Health 

Who To Contact: 
Marc Ridgley
Supervisor, Occupational Safety & Health

  • Air and Water Testing
  • Asbestos
  • Chemical Safety
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Construction Safety
  • Ergonomics and Lifting
  • Hazard Communication
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Laboratory Signage
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • SDS Information
  • Occupational Accident Investigation
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Respiratory Protection

Radiation Safety 

Who To Contact: 
Edward Case
Radiation Safety Officer

  • Dosimetry/Bioassay
  • Instrument Calibration
  • Radiation Accident Response
  • Radioactive Material Control
  • Radiation Safety Training
  • Radiation-Producing Machine Inspections

EHS Partners for Campus Safety

Fire Safety 

Who To Contact: 
Office of the Fire Marshal

  • Construction Plan Review and Inspection
  • Occupancy Permits
  • Code Consulting
  • Fire Drills
  • Fire Safety and Training
  • Building/Fire Inspections
  • Hot Work Permits
  • Special Event Assistance

Public Safety 

Who To Contact: 
410-706-6882 (Non-Emergencies)

  • Community Security Survey
  • Comfort K9
  • Fingerprint Requests
  • Police Report Requests
  • Safe Walk/Safe Ride
  • Special Events Coverage
  • Victim Witness Assistance
  • Social worker referrals for vulnerable communities

Emergency Management 

Who To Contact: 
Office of Emergency Management
410-706-8888 (24/7 Emergency Manager On-Call)

  • Preparedness trainings
  • UMB Alerts
  • UMB Emergency Plans and Procedures
  • Occupant Emergency Plans
  • Emergency Management Team

Insurance Programs 

Who To Contact: 
Risk Management Office

  • Claims Investigation
  • Insurance/Loss Control
  • Workers' Compensation

Campus Health Center 

Who To Contact: 
University of Maryland Campus Health
408 W. Lombard St.

  • Evaluation and Treatment of Employee Exposures to Bloodborne Pathogens and Communicable and Infectious Diseases
  • Medical Surveillance per OSHA and MOSH Regulations
  • Respiratory, Mercury, Hearing, and Lasers
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Work-Related Injury Care/Management
  • Vaccinations: Hepatitis B, MMR, Rabies, and Vaccinia