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Who Should I Call?

When you encounter unsafe conditions, accidents or problems on campus, use the chart below to determine which department to contact. The telephone numbers are:

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS)
Facilities Management (FM)
Information Technology (IT)

713-221-8040

713-221-8026
713-221-8400

 

If you are unable to speak to anyone at the numbers listed above, contact the:

Police Department
713-221-8065

 

Quick Access Areas of Concern

Issue
                                             
              
Report Unsafe Conditions, Practices or Equipment:
 
 
 
      • Employee Incident/Injury
 
 
EHS to respond then calls employee's supervisor
      • Near Misses
 
 
EHS to respond then calls employee's supervisor
      • Hazardous/Unsafe Conditions (liquid spills, improper use of equipment and/or practices)
 
 
EHS to respond then calls FM
      • Broken or Faulty Equipment
 
 
FM to respond
      • Fire/Life (Corridors Blocked, Cooking, Combustible Materials, etc.)  
 
 
EHS to respond then calls FM
      • Treads, Floorboards or Handrails
 
 
FM to respond
      • Standing Water/Insect Control
 
 
FM to respond
Indoor Air Quality
 
 
 
      • Bio-Organic Microbial (mold or mildew) Growth
EHS to respond
      • Odors (gas, cigarettes, unidentified odors)
 
FM & EHS to respond

 

Other Areas of Concern

Issue
              
              
              
Air Emissions (Outside)
 
 
EHS to respond
Asbestos or Suspect Material
 
 
EHS to respond
Animals (Dead or strays)
 
 
FM to pick up, bag, place in compactor. If individuals come in contact with live/dead bats, must call BARC: 713-229-7300 for pick up/testing.
Biomedical Waste
 
 
EHS to respond
Blood Spill (Trauma Scene)
 
 
EHS to respond then call contractor
Building Evacuation Maps
 
 
EHS to respond
Circuit Breaker Trip and/or Electrical Fuse Blown
 
FM to respond
Confined Space Entry and Signage
 
 
EHS to respond
Construction Projects - Safety and Health  
 
 
EHS to respond
Hurricane Preparation
 
FM to respond
Electrical Equipment Repair or Replacement
 
 
FM to respond
Electrical Safety/Lock Out Tag Out and Signage
 
FM & EHS to respond
Emergency Eyewash/Showers
 
 
EHS to respond
Ergonomics (Office or Shops)
 
EHS to respond
Fire Extinguisher Repair or Replacement
 
 
EHS to respond
Hazardous Chemical Waste Disposal/Storage
 
EHS to respond
Insects/Pests/Rodents & Dead Animals
 
FM to respond
Keys/Locks
 
 
FM to respond
Laboratory - Planning/Renovation/Decommissioning  
 
 
FM & EHS to respond
Lead (Lead-Based Paint)
 
 
EHS to respond
Lighting:
 
 
 
      • Light Bulb Replacement
 
 
FM to respond
      • Light Surveys (Lighting Levels)
 
 
EHS to respond
Recycling or Improper Storage of:
 
 
 
      • Chemicals
 
EHS to respond
      • Regular Trash
 
FM to respond
      • Universal Waste:
   
            • Batteries, Fluorescent Lamps, Cathode Ray Tubes
 
 
EHS to respond
            • Consumer Electronic Devices (Office Equipment)
 
 

Call Information Technology

Sharps Disposal Locations
 
 
EHS to respond
Ventilation:
 
 
 
      • Ventilation Surveys (fume hoods)
 
 
EHS to respond
      • Ventilation Repair (HVAC)
 
 
FM to respond
      • Ventilation Repair (Fume Hoods)
 
EHS to respond then calls FM
Water:
 
 
 
      • Leaks and Flooding in Buildings (Including Fire Sprinkler Breaks)
 
 
FM to respond then calls EHS
      • Water Intrusion Events Discharging into Storm Sewer Drains
 
FM to respond then calls EHS
      • Storm Water Runoff - Coordinate Installing New & Replacement of Existing Sand Bags
 
 
FM to respond then calls EHS

 

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Environmental Health and Safety
Last updated 3/2/2016 7:39 AM