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Office of Research Assurances and Compliance

Hazardous Materials Shipping (HMS)

WSU Spokane contact:
Merle Heineke, research facilities director, 509-358-7889,

More information:


Hazardous Research Waste

All WSU Spokane research chemical waste should be designated and approved by the Lab safety manager for correct disposal.


WSU Spokane Safety Committee

  • WHEN: Meets first Wednesday of each month in SCF 222
  • WHO: Contact Norene Phillipson, facilities operations, 358-7760,


WSU Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)


Additional Resources

WSU Pullman Office of Research Assurances

Institutional Animal Care And Use Committee (IACUC)

Institutional Review Board (IRB)





WSU Spokane
Environmental Health and Safety:

Chad Trent, 509-368-6699,
Lab Safety webpage

WSU Spokane
research laboratories:

Merle Heineke, research facilities
director, 358-7889,

WSU Spokane
Facilities Operations:

Main Office, 358-7994,

Norene Phillipson,
safety committee,

Jon Schad, Fac-Ops director,