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 828.258.7692



University Police


Human Resources


Asbestos X X    
Animals   X (Dead) X (Alive)  
Biohazardous Spill/Waste X X X  
Blood Spill (Trauma Scene) X X X  
Broken Lab Glass Disposal X      
Broken or Faulty Equipment   X    
Broken Treads, Floorboards or Handrails   X    
Building Evacuation Maps X      
Circuit Breaker Trip &/or Electrical Fuse Blown   X    
Confined Space Entry & Signage X      
Construction Projects - Health Impacts X X    
Egress Block X X X  
Electrical Equipment Repair    X    
Electrical Lockout/Tagout & Signage X X    

Employee Incidents:  Injury or Illness Reporting

X     X
Employee Hazardous/Unsafe Condition X      
Ergonomics X      
Eyewash/Showers - Inspections X      
Eyewash/Showers - Repairs X X    
Fire     X  
Fire Extinguisher Repairs or Replacement   X    
Gas Leaks   X X  
Hazardous Waste Disposal X      
Hurricane Preparation X      
Insects/Pests/Rodents   X    
Indoor Air Quality Concerns   X    
Keys / Locks   X    
Life Safety System Failure X X    
Light Bulb Replacements   X    
Light Surveys (Lighting Levels) X X    
Microbial or Mold Growth X X    
Odors (Gas, Burning, Unidentified Odor) X X    
Radiological Incident X      
Recycling: Regular Trash   X    
Universal Waste (Batteries, Fluorescent Lamps) X X    
Spill - Chemical X   X  
Spill - Vehicle X   X  
Stormwater Runoff X X    
Ventilation Surveys (Fume Hoods) X      
Water Leaks & Flooding    X