Who to Contact

There are a variety of incidents that may occur on campus that EHS has the resources to respond to and take care of. However, not all incidents are within the realm of EHS’s services. Use the following table to determine who to contact for your specific issue.


828. 251. 6038 or 828.251.7692



University Police


Human Resources


AnimalsX (Dead)X (Alive)
Biohazardous Spill/WasteXXX
Blood Spill (Trauma Scene)XXX
Broken Lab Glass DisposalX
Broken or Faulty EquipmentX
Broken Treads, Floorboards or HandrailsX
Building Evacuation MapsX
Circuit Breaker Trip &/or Electrical Fuse BlownX
Confined Space Entry & SignageX
Construction Projects – Health ImpactsXX
Egress BlockXXX
Electrical Equipment RepairX
Electrical Lockout/Tagout & SignageXX
Employee Incidents:  Injury or Illness ReportingXX
Employee Hazardous/Unsafe ConditionX
Eyewash/Showers – InspectionsX
Eyewash/Showers – RepairsXX
Fire Extinguisher Repairs or ReplacementX
Gas LeaksXX
Hazardous Waste DisposalX
Hurricane PreparationX
Indoor Air Quality ConcernsX
Keys / LocksX
Life Safety System FailureXX
Light Bulb ReplacementsX
Light Surveys (Lighting Levels)XX
Microbial or Mold GrowthXX
Odors (Gas, Burning, Unidentified Odor)XX
Radiological IncidentX
Recycling: Regular TrashX
Universal Waste (Batteries, Fluorescent Lamps)XX
Spill – ChemicalXX
Spill – VehicleXX
Stormwater RunoffXX
Ventilation Surveys (Fume Hoods)X
Water Leaks & FloodingX