EH&S School Coordinators

About EH&S School Coordinators

UC Irvine EH&S School Coordinators are Environmental Health & Safety staff acting as liaisons to each of UC Irvine's academic schools. EH&S Coordinators can represent your needs to EH&S, help identify and report unsafe conditions, provide compliance assistance, answer health & safety questions, and clarify regulatory requirements.


Meet Our Team

Joe Rizkallah Interim Associate Director, EH&S
Angela Geissbuhler EH&S Coordinator: School of Physical Sciences, School of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Sarine Hendershot (Interim) EH&S Coordinator: School of Medicine, Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing
Christian Ritter EH&S Coordinator: School of Engineering, CalIT2
Christian Ritter (Interim) EH&S Coordinator: School of Biological Sciences, School of Population and Public Health, School of Social Ecology
Eric Allton
EH&S Coordinator (Interim): Division of Continuing Education, Education, Humanities, ICS, Law, Libraries, School of Business, Social Sciences


Our Programs

  • EH&S program management
  • Research compliance program
  • Safety-on-Site (SOS) program
  • New Researcher Program


Our Services

  • New Principal Investigator (PI) onboarding and partnering
  • Safety Representative (SR)  training
  • Laboratory design and set-up consultation
  • General safety consultation
  • Laboratory cleanouts
  • Laboratory relocation assistance
  • Building surveys follow-ups
  • Odor response and spill response support
  • Tailored communications
  • School requested projects
  • Accident investigations
  • FM Project management Support
  • Lab safety surveys
  • PPE Spot Checks
  • Ad hoc surveys and inspections