Kathryn Cavender, CSP
Director of Environmental Health and Safety
Departmental Organization Chart
Fire and Life SafetyThe Fire and Life Safety group is responsible for the compliance of local fire code and federal building codes in the areas of fire alarms, fire sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers and building egress. This EH&S team coordinates fire safety inspections of academic and residential buildings on and off campus, assists with testing of all fire alarm and suppression equipment, coordinates activities with the Houston Fire Marshalls Office for special events and conducts training for faculty, staff and students in the area of fire safety and the use of portable fire extinguishers.
Jeff Coleman, CFPS
Senior Fire Safety Specialistjsc3@rice.edu
Fire Safety Specialistltc4@rice.edu
Laboratory SafetyThe Laboratory Safety group is responsible for the compliance of state and federal codes in the areas of biological, chemical, laser, and radiation safety as well as waste disposal. This EH&S team coordinates laboratory safety inspections of all laboratories on campus as well as provides general laboratory, biosafety, blood borne pathogens, radiation and laser safety training.
Noel Nguyen, CHMM
Senior Safety Specialistnn6@rice.edu
Chris Mize, CSP
Radiation Safety Officercmize@rice.edu
Biological Safety Specialistpi3@rice.edu