EHS School Coordinators

About EHS School Coordinators

UC Irvine EHS School Coordinators are Environmental Health & Safety staff acting as liaisons to each of UC Irvine's academic schools. EHS Coordinators can represent your needs to EHS, 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, EHS
Angela Geissbuhler EHS Coordinator: School of Physical Sciences, School of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Sarine Hendershot EHS Coordinator: School of Medicine, Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing
Christian Ritter EHS Coordinator: School of Engineering, CalIT2
Lorena Andrade EHS Coordinator: School of Biological Sciences, School of Population and Public Health, School of Social Ecology
Eric Allton
EHS Coordinator (Interim): Division of Continuing Education, Education, Humanities, ICS, Law, Libraries, School of Business, Social Sciences


Our Programs

  • EHS 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