Environmental Health & Safety Plans and Policies

The Methodist University Environmental Health & Safety Office is tasked with the creation and upkeep of all Plans, Policies and Procedures that are needed in accordance with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Read More …

Autoclave Use & Record Keeping

Regulations The State of North Carolina under the Sanitary Code requires generators of biohazardous waste to maintain records of temperature and dwell time when wastes are rendered noninfectious by gas or steam sterilization. Training All users of the autoclave must Read More …

Department EHS Officers

Director Matthew Dempster (910) 630-7558 mdempster@methodist.edu Biology Meghan Hennessey (910) 630-7511 mhennessey@methodist.edu Chemistry Larissa Stewart (910) 630-7464 lastewart@methodist.edu Physician Assistant Program Christina Perry (910) 630-7215 cperry@methodist.edu Visual Arts Vilas Tonape (910) 630-7106 vtonape@methodist.edu Health Services Lynetta Geddie (910) 630-7164 lgeddie@methodist.edu Read More …

Environmental Safety Request Form

Please Note: All label requests will be filled either in person or though inter-office mail. All Pickup Requests will be scheduled upon submission of this request. Please be sure to give our office a three-day warning of an anticipated pickup.

Recycling Program

Environmental sustainability is a key initiative the Methodist University Office of Environmental Health and Safety has chosen to focus on across the Methodist University campus, part of this focus is the University Recycling Program. The EHS Office works in partnership Read More …

Environmental Health & Safety Forms

Chemical Procurement and Disposal Policy Environmental Safety Request Form New Chemical/Material Safety Approval Form Laboratory Access Request Form Laboratory Safety Guidelines

Laboratory Safety

NFPA Hazard Rating System Methodist University’s laboratory doors are posted with emergency information to warn occupants and The Fayetteville Fire Department personnel of the presence and identification of hazardous materials inside each laboratory. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has Read More …

Chemical Hygiene

Chemical Hygiene Plan Chemical Labeling Requirements Requirements for labeling of chemical containers come from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard Communication and Laboratory Safety standards. All hazardous chemicals are required to be properly labeled (full chemical name) unless Read More …

Laboratory Training

Methodist University has a firm stance on training especially in the laboratory setting. All faculty, staff, and students must undergo laboratory safety training every semester. This safety training course is required for all classes that are taught in a laboratory Read More …

Environmental Health & Safety

Methodist University is firmly committed and dedicated to ensuring safety and environmental health, for all of our students, staff, visitors, the environment and the general public. In accordance with this policy Methodist University has instituted an Environmental Health and Safety Read More …