Safety Committee Contact


Emergency Contacts

For all Emergencies:
Call 9-1-1

PSU Police Direct:

PSU EHS Direct:

Additionally, after calling all the above you must contact:

  1. The MSC Facilities & Safety Director Sarah Eichfeld 814-865-0889
  2. Your Supervisor
  3. Lab or Area Director/Manager
  4. Maria DiCola, Safety Manager 814-863-8151

For Key Access

Contact Crystal Robbins
MSC N-317; email:

For Card Swipe Access

Contact Jaime Reish



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Safety Week 2019


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Initial Laboratory Safety Training

9:00 a.m. - MSC Building, Room 308A-B

Millennium Café

10:00 a.m. - MSC Building, 3rd Floor Commons
Guest Speaker: Brady Wassom, Lead Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Advisor, Croda Inc.
Presentation: “Real Impacts – The Safety Journey at Croda Inc.”

Safety Olympics

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - MSC Building, 3rd Floor Commons
Labs vs. Labs / Departments vs. Departments / Up to 4 people per team / 1 team per faculty PI

Safety Trivia
Safety Pictionary (Game Rules)
Lab Scavenger Hunt (Game Rules)
Speed Gowning (View video on how it's done!)
Hazard Identification Matching Cards (Game Rules)

Pin the Goggles
Photo Booth by Wink

Registration CLOSED!



Safety Olympics Major Event Sponsor

Grand Prize Trophies:
PPG Industries Departmental Trophy
Corning Team Trophy


Giftcards to local restaurants, PSU football signed by Coach Franklin, PSU journals, Northland Bowling & Billiards games, Movie tickets, Mini-golf tickets, Escape Room and more!

Thursday, September 26

MatSE Safety Seminar

3:05pm - 101 Thomas Building

Guest Speaker: Jim Crandall, EH&S Director, Penn State
Title: Advancing Laboratory Safety at Penn State University
Abstract:  The University Safety Council and Environmental Health and Safety are developing University safety goals to promote and advance safety, including laboratory safety, at Penn State.  This session will review historical challenges impacting safety in high education at a national-level as well as look as look at efforts underway at Penn State to advance laboratory safety programs.
Bio:  James Crandall serves as Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) for The Pennsylvania State University inclusive of University Park and our Commonwealth Campuses. The Penn State EHS program oversees the comprehensive chemical, biological, radiological, workplace, environmental protection, hazardous materials, industrial hygiene and fire safety programs in support of Penn State’s mission of teaching, research and service. The EHS office administers the University Safety Council and serves as the safety officers for the Penn State Institutional Biosafety Committee and University Isotope Committee. James completed his B.S. from the Rochester Institution of Technology and M.S. from New York University. Additionally James worked previously at Weill Cornell Medicine of Cornell University, the New York City Transit Authority and Laidlaw Environmental Services prior to joining Penn State.

Additionally, James Crandall currently serves on the Board of Trustees for CSHEMA (Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association) which specializes in the implementation of EHS programs and services in higher education with membership representing 600+ colleges and universities domestically and internationally.