Environmental Health, Safety And Risk Management

Environmental Health, Safety And Risk Management

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The mission of the Environmental Health, Safety & Risk Management (EHSRM) office is to promote and maintain a safe and healthy university community by developing and implementing procedures and training that strive for regulatory compliance.



Specific program responsibilities include:

  • Risk management
  • Workplace safety programs
  • Laboratory safety
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Hazard communication 
  • Emergency management 
  • Providing overall direction in property, casualty and workers compensation
  • Indoor air quality assessments

Contact information

Sam McDaniel
Director of EHSRM / Sec. 504 & ADA Coordinator
Office number: 210-829-6035
Office location:  AD 171
Office Fax: 210-829-3901
Email: sgmcdani@uiwtx.edu

Andrew Fohn
Risk and Safety Specialist II / Chemical Hygiene Officer
Office number: 210-283-6961
Email: fohn@uiwtx.edu

Chris Shedrock
Risk and Safety Specialist I
Office number: 210-805-3068
Email: shedrock@uiwtx.edu