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EHS Subject Matter Experts List

Area Primary Phone Number  Secondary Phone #2
3D Printers Luke Thomas 607-227-9234 Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003
Access to Verizon Building CUPD 607-255-1111 CUPD will call 2418-they cannot access w/o CUPD
Activated CO/smoke detectors (Local)  CUPD 607-255-1111 CUPD 607-255-1111
AED (Public Defibrillator)  Tracy, Tom 607-255-4589 Jelliff, John 607-254-5407
Aerial Work Platform Joe Emanuel 607-731-4226 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Airborne Infectious Agents (HERO Act) Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376 Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401
Air Permitting - Campus Miller, Ilene 607-255-1397 Brown, Cheryl 607-254-8687
Animals (in yards/need removal) Call Animal Control 607-257-1822 Sheriff 607-257-1345
Animal Biosafety (Research) Mattoon, Stephanie  607-342-1388 Gaisser, Richard 607-342-2157
Animal Feedlots Bugis, Kara 607-255-0805 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Animal User Health and Safety Program (AUHSP) Felt, Robert (IACUC Administrator in ORIA) 607-255-3749 Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401
Arthropod Research Gaisser, Richard 607-342-2157 Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401
Asbestos Issues Luke Thomas 607-227-9234 Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003
Autoclaves Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401 Gaisser, Richard 607-342-2157
Batteries (dispose of/pickup) R-5 607-254-1666 FCS R5 operations recycle@cornell.edu
Biohazardous Waste Wakeman, Josh 607-255-0245 Franklin, Derek 607-793-1351
Biological Toxins Mattoon, Stephanie 607-342-1388 Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401
Biosafety 1&2 Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401 Mattoon, Stephanie  607-342-1388
Biosafety 3 Mattoon, Stephanie  607-342-1388 Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401
Biosafety Cabinet Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401 Gaisser, Richard 607-342-2157
Biosafety Select Agents and Toxins Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401 Mattoon, Stephanie  607-342-1388
Biosafety Training Gaisser, Richard 607-342-2157 Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401
Bloodborne Pathogens-Research/Diagnostics Clinical/Teaching Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401 Mattoon, Stephanie  607-342-1388
Bloodborne Pathogens-Non-Research Luke Thomas 607-227-9234 Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003
Building Codes Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627 VanLoke, Kate 607-255-5329
Bulk Material Storage-Petroleum & Spill Prevention Shaw, Dennis 607-327-1355 Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519
Bulk Material Storage/Petroleum/Utilities Brown, Cheryl 607-254-8687 Shaw, Dennis 607-327-1355
Centrifuge Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Mattoon, Stephanie  607-342-1388
CERCLA/EPCRA Miller, Ilene 607-255-1397 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Chemical Bulk Storage & Spill Prevention  Shaw, Dennis 607-327-1355 Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519
Chemical Hygiene Officer Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085
Chemical Hygiene Plan Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Chemical Inventory/Vertere Evans, Ed 607-882-3736 Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085
Chemical Use and Storage Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Chemical Waste Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519 Franklin, Derek 607-793-1351
ChemWatch Evans, Ed 607-882-3736 Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896
Clinical and Diagnostic Labs Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401 Mattoon, Stephanie 607-342-1388
CO Alarming (carbon monoxide detectors alarming) CUPD 607-255-1111 CUPD will call 2481-they cannot access w/o CUPD
Cold/Heat Stress Luke Thomas 607-227-9234 Whittaker, Jennifer

607-793-7003

Commissioning Labs Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896 Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085
Compost Bugis, Kara 607-255-0805 Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519
Compressed Gas Safety Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896 Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085
Confined Space Rescue Tracy, Tom 607-229-8557 Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627
Confined Spaces Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Confined Space Meters Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Construction and Demolition Waste Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519 Franklin, Derek 607-793-1351
Construction Safety Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Contractor Safety Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Controlled Substances Evans, Ed 607-882-3736 Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085
Cority Fowler, Mark 607-255-6157
COVID-19 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376 Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401
Cranes and Hoists Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Cryogens/Cryogenic safety Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896
CUEMS Maas, Dan 607-254-1634 Bronson, Clayton 607-342-5581
CU Learn Thier, Tracy 607-255-7397
Department Safety Reps(DSRs) Evans, Ed 607-882-3736 Phillips, Daneen 607-255-4300
Design Reviews (Environmental) Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519 Miller, Ilene 607-255-1397
Design Reviews (Fire Safety) Phillips, Dan 607-254-1621 Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627
Design Reviews (Occ Health/Safety) Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Design Reviews (Lab Safety) Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896 Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085
Digestor/Rotoclave Shaw, Dennis 607-327-1355 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
DOT Commercial Motor Vehicle Leonard, Bill 607-255-5616 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
DOT Shipping or Supplies Leonard, Bill 607-255-5616 Wakeman, Josh 607-255-0245
Drones
Dry Ice VMC/VRT Loading Dock; Weil Hall Basement Elevator; ST Olin Stockroom
EHS Emergency Management Maas, Dan 607-254-1634 Hunter, Nathan 607-254-5439
EHS Emergency Plans Maas, Dan 607-254-1634 Hunter, Nathan 607-254-5439

EHS IT Support

Fowler, Mark 607-255-6157
EHS SharePoint Site Fowler, Mark 607-255-6157
EHS Webpage Fowler, Mark 607-255-6157
Electrical safety Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
e-LMS (Learning Management System) Thier, Tracy 607-255-7397
Emergency Action Plan Maas, Dan 607-254-1634 Hunter, Nathan 607-254-5439
Emergency Planning and Preparedness Hunter, Nathan 607-254-5439 Maas, Dan 607-254-1634
Emergency Response-Hazmat CUPD 607-255-1111 CUPD will call 2481-they cannot access w/o CUPD
Emergency Services Tracy, Tom 607-255-4589 Fitzpatrick, Timothy 607-254-4482
Environmental Compliance Assessment McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Environmental Compliance Incident Response Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Environmental Compliance-Utilities Brown, Cheryl 607-254-8687 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Ergonomics Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Event Management Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627 VanLoke, Kate 607-255-5329
Excavation Safety Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376 Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718
Exposure Monitoring Whittaker, Jennifer 607-253-2300 Luke Thomas 607-227-9234
Eyewashes and Safety Showers Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896
Facility Safety Issues-Overall Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376 Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718
Fall Prevention  Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Joe Emanuel 607-731-4226
Fire Alarm Trouble (Beeping) CUPD 607-255-1111 CUPD will call 2418-they cannot access w/o CUPD
Fire Alarm Systems Phillips, Dan 607-254-1621 Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627
Fire Code Compliance Flynn, Ron 607-254-1621 VanLoke, Kate 607-254-5408
Fire Code Inspections Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627 VanLoke, Kate 607-255-5329
Fire Drills Tracy, Tom 607-255-4589 Jordan, Chris 607-254-5407
Fire Extinguisher Westmiller, Wayne 607-592-8535 Evans, Willie 607-327-1979
Fire Protection Systems Phillips, Dan 607-254-1621 Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627
Fire Safety and Evacuation Plans VanLoke, Kate 607-255-5329 Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627
Fire Safety Training VanLoke, Kate 607-255-5329 Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627
Fire Systems Shutdowns/Turn on to Schedule-smoke detectors/sprinkler Customer Service 607-255-5322 Tracy, Tom 607-255-4589
Fire Systems Testing & Inspection Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627 Phillips, Dan 607-254-1621
Flammable & Combustible Liquids Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896
Forklift Safety Joe Emanuel 607-731-4226 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Formaldehyde Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896
Fume Hoods Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896 Rachael Hodgdon 607-254-4733
Green Labs Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896 Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Hand and Power Tool Safety VHarmon, Levi 717-348-4376 Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718
Hazard Assessment Signage Program (HASP) Rachael Hodgdon 607-254-4733 Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Hazard Communications (Facilities) Whittaker, Jennifer 607-253-2300 Luke Thomas 607-227-9234
Hazard Communications (Research) Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Hearing Conservation  Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003 Luke Thomas 607-227-9234
Heat/Smoke Detectors (technical) Phillips, Dan 607-254-1621 Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627
Heat Stress Luke Thomas 607-227-9234 Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003
Hoist/Crane Safety Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Hot Work Welding VanLoke, Kate 607-255-5329 Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627
Incident Response-Emergency get info (who, what, when, where) have them call CUPD or transfer 607-255-1111
Incident Response-Environmental get info (who, what, when, where) have them call CUPD or transfer 607-255-1111
Indoor Air Quality Luke Thomas 607-227-9234 Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003
Industrial Hygiene Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003 Luke Thomas 607-227-9234
Injury/Illness Prevention Reporting Joe Emanuel 607-731-4226 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Irradiator Yin, Jiefu 607-220-7315 Darren Dale 607-255-3314
Isolated Work Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
IT Support - Web, SP Fowler, Mark 607-255-6157
Job Hazard Analysis Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Key Management Maas, Dan 607-254-1634
Lab Design Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896 Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085
Lab Hazard Assessments (POSERs, POSHERs) Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896
Lab Incident Investigations Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401
Lab Inspections Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Lab Safety Manual Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085
Lab Safety Training Evans, Ed 607-882-3736 Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896
Laboratory Safety Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Lab Ventilation Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896 Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Lake Source Cooling-Utilities Brown, Cheryl 607-254-8687 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Laser Safety Dale, Darren 607-255-3314
Lead Luke Thomas 607-227-9234 Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003
Legionella Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003 Luke Thomas 607-227-9234
Lock/Tag/Verify Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Joe Emanuel 607-731-4226
Machine Guarding Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376 Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718
Machine Shop Safety Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376 Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718
Magnetic Safety Dale, Darren 607-255-3314
Maintenance Athlete Program Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Manure Management (See Animal Feedlots)
Maximum Occupancy Postings Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627 VanLoke, Kate 607-255-5329
Mercury Spills (Broken Thermometers) CUPD 607-255-1111 CUPD will call 2418-they cannot access w/o CUPD
Mobile Equipment  Joe Emanuel 607-731-4226 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Mold Luke Thomas 607-227-9234 Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003
Municipal Sanitary Sewer Bugis, Kara 607-255-0805 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Nanoparticles Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896 Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Needles and Syringes Evans, Ed 607-882-3736 Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401
Non-Ionizing Radiation (Microwave/RF/UV) Dale, Darren 607-255-3314
Odor complaints Emergency (people getting sick, tearing up, etc) Emergency Services (2418) 607-255-1111
Odor complaints non-emergency (ongoing smells) Luke Thomas 607-227-9234 Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003
OFPC Inspections Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627 VanLoke, Kate 607-255-5329
Onsite Wastewater Discharge Bugis, Kara 607-255-0805 Brown, Cheryl 607-254-8687
Operations Murray, Ted 607-254-1633 Phillips, Daneen 607-255-4300
OSHA Recordkeeping Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376 Joe Emanuel 607-731-4226
PCB's Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519 Franklin, Derek 607-793-1351
Personal Protective Equipment (Facilities) Nick Genovese 607-342-8718 Jennifer Whittaker 607-793-7003
Personal Protective Equipment (Research) Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Sweet, Ellen 315-730-8896
Pest Control (Bees, bats, ants, etc.) Customer Service 607-255-5322
Pesticides-Utilities Brown, Cheryl 607-254-8687 Harrington, Eric 607-255-0485
Pet Policy Fitzpatrick, Timothy 607-254-4482 Luke Thomas 607-227-9234
Petroleum Bulk Storage and Spill Prevention Shaw, Dennis 607-327-1355 Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519
Plant Research (Recombinant) Gaisser, Richard 607-342-2157 Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401
Powered Industrial Trucks Joe Emanuel 607-731-4226 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Pressure vessels (non-research) boilers/steam Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376 Nick Genovese 607-342-8718
Pressure vessels (research) Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Protection of Waters Bugis, Kara 607-255-0805 Brown, Cheryl 607-254-8687
Radiation Dosimetry Badges Darren Dale 607-255-3314 Fitch, Kevin 607-277-9559
Radiation Detection Equipment Fitch, Kevin 607-277-9559
Radiation Inventory Darren Dale 607-255-3314 Fitch, Kevin 607-277-9559
Radiation Producing Equipment Fitch, Kevin 607-277-9559 Dale, Darren 607-255-3314
Radiation Safety-General Dale, Darren 607-255-3314 Fitch, Kevin 607-277-9559
Radiation Safety-Sources Dale, Darren 607-255-3314 Fitch, Kevin 607-277-9559
Radioactive Air Emissions Miller, Ilene 607-255-1397 Fitch, Kevin 607-277-9559
Radioactive Materials (RAM) Fitch, Kevin 607-277-9559 Yin, Jiefu 607-220-7315
Radioactive Waste Wakeman, Josh 607-727-6634 Franklin, Derek 607-793-1351
Radon Luke Thomas 607-227-9234 Jennifer Whittaker 607-793-7003
Recombinant technology Turse, Joshua 607-255-9401 Mattoon, Stephanie 607-342-1388
Recycle Wood, George 607-254-1666 Buck, Spring 607-255-1082
Refrigerants/Ozone Protection Miller, Ilene 607-255-1397 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Regulated Medical Waste Wakeman, Josh 607-727-6634 Franklin, Derek 607-793-1351
Reproductive Health Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Jennifer Whittaker 607-793-7003
Research Area Inspections  Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Research Grant Certification Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Respiratory Protection Luke Thomas 607-227-9234 Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003
Roadway/Sidewalk closures Transportation 607-255-4600 Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627
Room Occupancy Postings Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627 VanLoke, Kate 607-255-5329
Safety Committees Evans, Ed 607-882-3736 Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085
Safety Data Sheets (SDS, MSDS) - Facilities Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003 Luke Thomas 607-227-9234
Safety Data Sheets (SDS, MSDS) - Research Coolbaugh, Brenda 607-254-5085 Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Scaffolding Safety Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376
Sewage Backup Customer Service(put in ticket) 607-255-5322
Silica Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003 Luke Thomas 607-227-9234
Smoke/Heat Detectors (technical) Phillips, Dan 607-254-1621 Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627
Smoking Policy Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376 Fitzpatrick, Timothy 607-254-4482
Solid Waste Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Space Registration/HASP Rachael Hodgdon 607-254-4733 Evans, Ed 607-882-3736
Spill Response Get info (who, what, where, when), have them call 255-1111or 911, or transfer calls
Sprinkler or Water-based fire Protection Systems (technical) Phillips, Dan 607-254-1621 Flynn, Ron 607-254-1627
Stormwater and Erosion Control Bugis, Kara 607-255-0805 Franklin, Derek 607-793-1351
Temporary Traffic (Pedestrians or Motorists) Control Huegerich, Reed 607-254-8665 Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718
Training-CU Learn Thier, Tracy 607-255-7397
TSCA Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519 Franklin, Derek 607-793-1351
Unique Natural Areas Bugis, Kara 607-255-0805 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Universal Waste Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519 Franklin, Derek 607-793-1351
University Emergency Management Maas, Dan 607-254-1634 Hunter, Nathan 607-254-5439
Water Bugis, Kara 607-255-0805 Murphy, Andrew 607-254-8519
Watershed Protection Bugis, Kara 607-255-0805 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Water-Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Bugis, Kara 607-255-0805 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Water Withdrawals Bugis, Kara 607-255-0805 Brown, Cheryl 607-254-8687
Weather Safety Office of Emergency Management has a weather page
Welding Safety Harmon, Levi 717-348-4376 Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718
Wetlands Bugis, Kara 607-255-0805 McNally, Pat 607-255-2304
Window Cleaning plus Exterior Building Cleaning Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Joe Emanuel 607-731-4226
Winter Safety Genovese, Nick 607-342-8718 Luke Thomas 607-227-9234
Work from Home/Remote Work Stations Whittaker, Jennifer 607-793-7003 Luke Thomas 607-227-9234
X-ray producing equipment Fitch, Kevin 607-227-9559 Dale, Darren 607-255-3314