EHS General Services Building on the Colorado State University campus
Emergency Response

COVID-19 & Chemical Management Operations

The Chemical Management Unit has been tasked with identifying critical operations within our program in the event of a University closure.

The following services would be suspended if the campus closes and only critical staff are allowed on campus.

  • Chemical orders will be suspended unless for an emergency
  • Audits will be suspended and rescheduled
  • Waste operations will be required to meet minimum regulatory requirements
  • Emergency responders will be part of the 9-hour rotational schedule
  • Energetic material minimum requirements will be maintained

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office.

Introduction:

EHS’s emergency response division is in place to minimize hazards to Colorado State University students, faculty, staff, the general public and the environment. These emergencies include fires, explosions, the unplanned release of hazardous materials etc. Numerous EHS personnel are trained in emergency response protocols.

Information about the management of large emergency response incidents at the University can be found under the Emergency Management section of EHS and on the Public Safety web site.

What Constitutes an Emergency?

An emergency is defined as a fire, explosion or release of hazardous material that could threaten human health or the environment.

Call the CSU Police Department (911) and be sure to give the operator the following information:

  • Your name and phone number
  • The location (building and room number)
  • A description of the incident
Reporting of Non-Emergency Situations Call 491-6745

Public Safety -- Emergency Response Plan

Ask for one of the listed reporting individuals below

Type of Complaint Who to Call
Food/Water/Indoor Air Quality (odors, etc) Jeannine Riess
Child Care/Communicable Disease Jeannine Riess
Animals/Pests/Sewage/Pools Jeannine Riess
Asbestos Eric March
Biohazardous Materials Robert Ellis
Hazardous Materials Chris Giglio
Confined Space Eric March
Fire Ken Quintana
Injuries/Accidents Sally Alexander
Radiological Hazards Jim Abraham, Joe Tessari
Mixed Waste Jim Abraham, Joe Tessari
Petroleum Fuel or Oils (SPCC) James Graham
Mold/Water Damage Doug Rice
Abraham, Jim

Abraham, Jim

Radiation Safety Officer &
Alternate Laser Safety Officer

Antonelli, Francis A

Antonelli, Francis A

Health & Safety Professional

Giglio, Chris Gray

Giglio, Chris Gray

Chemical Management Officer CHMM, CSP, CHO

Graham, James C
March, Eric R

March, Eric R

Safety & Industrial Hygiene Administrator

Martinez, Eloy G

Martinez, Eloy G

Health & Safety Professional

Quintana, Kenneth Jeffrey

Quintana, Kenneth Jeffrey

Emergency Management Coordinator

Rice, Douglas A

Rice, Douglas A

Water Quality Laboratory Director

Riess, Jeannine L
Tessari, Joe J

Tessari, Joe J

Laser Safety Officer
Alternate Radiation Safety Officer

Vocke, Ronda Joann

Vocke, Ronda Joann

Radiation Control Technician

Borchert, Andy

Borchert, Andy

Chemical Management & IT Administrator