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Environmental Health and Safety

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) provides safety and advisory services to the entire campus community. EHS is responsible for conducting environmental surveys, managing identified risks, advocating safe work practices, presenting quality educational programs, and ensuring compliance with university and regulatory standards.

Main Office Information

Chemical Receiving
Ho Science Center Rm B07
Office: 315-228-6331
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

After-hours emergencies:
Call Campus Safety at 911
or 315-228-7911

Contact Information

Daniel B. Gough
MSEM, Director
Ho Science Center Rm 133
Office: 315-228-7994
Cell: 315-825-8550

Michelle L. Butzgy
EHS Manager
Ho Science Center Rm 123
Office: 315-228-6099
Cell: 315-825-5997

Mary Williams
EHS Specialist
Ho Science Center Rm B07
Office: 315-228-6411

Gary Bridge
Fire Safety Manager
Campus Safety Bldg, 88 Hamilton Street
Office: 315-228-7333

Do You Have a Health and Safety Suggestion or Concern?

Online Health and Safety suggestion box
The front of the Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

Chemical Requisitions

EHS stockroom chemical purchases can be made by filling out a chemical requisition form, either via our online form or by using the paper forms we provide. Chemical requisition forms must include a budget code and faculty/staff signature before the order can be processed. 

Chemical requisition forms can be dropped off at Chemical Receiving (Ho Science Center Rm B07) or at the EHS Office (Ho Science Center Rm 123). Chemical orders will be filled as soon as possible.

Online chemical requisition form