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Safety in U Chemistry

Emergency Contacts: 

For any Emergency in the Henry Eyring Building, the Thatcher Building of Biological and Biophysical Chemistry or the Chemistry Gauss Haus, please call or Teams message
Jim Muller, 801-949-1123, TBBC 2611 
Craig Erickson, 801-585-3070, HEB 1274

or email:, or 

Other Emergency Contacts: 

Questions or concerns about safety in College of Science research facilities: David Thomas, Director of Safety, Office Phone: 801-213-0957, Email:

Facility Operations: 801-581-7221

Bio/Chem/Rad Spills: 801-581-6141

Departmental Contact for Maintenance Issues: Craig Erickson, 801-585-3070, HEB 1274

CAMPUS POLICE AND SECURITY (including EHS after hours):


In case of an emergency call 911!


Chemistry Department Safety Committee:

The safety committee assists the Department Chair with the development and implementation of the Departmental Chemical Hygiene Plan. The committee is also responsible working with the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), providing advice and assistance to personnel on various OEHS matters. These include: regular meetings with safety officers from every group, investigating accidents and near misses, administrating a lab inspection program, and recordkeeping of inspection, training, and reports for the department. 

Ryan Looper (Chair)

3122 HEB



Ryan Deluca

3254 HEB



James Muller

2611 TBBC



Kaci Kuntz

1475 GH



Andrew Roberts

3170 HEB



Sarah Morris-Benavides

214 CSC



Aaron Fleming

1628 TBBC


Research Assoc. Prof, Burrows Lab

Kendall Heitmeier

3179 HEB


Grad Student, Looper Lab

Veronica O'Connor

3215 HEB


Grad Studen, Sigman Lab

Samantha Walker

3520 TBBC


Grad Student, Armentrout Lab


Questions and concerns can be sent to

Click on the Safety tab at for the chemical hygiene plan and other resources.

Request access to Chemistry Safety Site on Canvas: Jiliane Brandol,,801-587-7982, Room 2420 TBBC


KEY EHS Personnel (2019)

James Stubbs

Associate Director


Anggely Cardenas

Dept. of Chem. Contact


Clint Haymond

Fire Marshal


Steve Natrop

Hazardous Materials Manager


OEHS Office

(8:00 am-5:00 pm Mon-Fri)



Last Updated: 6/26/24