On the CU Denver campus, EHS provides guidance, services, and training to safeguard the health of the campus community, and to help important research stay on track.
See below the Denver Campus heading, on the navigation bar to the left, for links to campus-specific information. Refer to the EHS pages listed below for other information relevant to both campuses.
Alison McGrath MS, CIH
Research Safety & Industrial Hygiene Manager
Julie McMillen MPH
Environmental Health Specialist
Submit a completed Denver Campus Chemical Waste Pickup Request to schedule a pickup of chemical waste.
All those who generate chemical waste must remain current in Chemical Waste Management training in Skillsoft.
Satellite Accumulation Area inspections must be conducted and documented weekly.
All hazardous waste containers must be labeled with Hazardous Waste stickers which include Globally Harmonized System pictograms indicating the hazards present (shown).
Containers that are not included on the Denver Campus Chemical Waste Pickup Request will not be collected.
Unknown chemical waste containers will be assessed a $25 processing fee per container.
See Management and Disposal of Chemical Waste for further information.
The Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC) administers EHS Assistant, the online chemical inventory system used at the CU Denver Campus. All chemical owners must track their inventories using this system.
Contact Brian O'Connor for instructions and access.
Denver Campus students and non-employees must access required EHS training via the AHEC Training website
First time accessing the site:
Once ALL required training has been completed, send EHS a notification
EHS sends email notices prior to the due date if a training has a recurring requirement.
911 from a campus phone
303-556-5000 from a cell phone
Follow up all incidents involving chemical, biological or radiological spills or exposures, or any physical injury by submitting a completed Denver Campus Incident Report.
For non-life threatening injuries or illnesses, visit the Health Center at Auraria (Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.), or Denver Health Medical Center (777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204).
For life-threatening injuries or illnesses call 911 or go to the nearest hospital.
Tax-free ethanol may be purchased by researchers on the Denver Campus.