One of the USC’s Special Advisory Committee appointed by the University leadership, the Chemical Safety Committee plays an important role in identifying laboratory chemical risks and evaluate then recommend strategies to mitigate the identified risks.
The Committee will provide leadership, coordination, and advocacy to develop and evaluate programs, initiatives, policies, services and strategies to improve the chemical safety and security at the University of South Carolina.
The committee shall provide an annual risk assessment to the Enterprise Risk Management Oversight Committee via the Research Safety and Compliance Oversight Committee. This risk assessment will identify the various risks associated with chemical related research and associated activities, and will list the major controls in place or being implemented to mitigate these risks.
The committee shall consist of the laboratory safety officer and faculty members appointed by the President or Provost who are qualified by training or expertise in the safe use of hazardous and regulated chemicals.
|John Lavigne, Chair||Chemistry and Biochemistry|
|Peter Chametzky||School of Visual Design|
|Steve Morgan||Chemistry and Biochemistry|
|Chuanbing Tang||Chemistry and Biochemistry|
|Mike Matthews||Chemical Engineering|
|Tom Syfert||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Jocelyn Locke||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Michelle Parham||Environmental Health and Safety (Support, non-voting)|