Cassandra Porchas, MPH

Safety Engineer
Office of Environmental Health & Safety
Chemical/Biological Safety Section


Telephone:   (804) 828-1279
Cell phone:  (804) 283-7566
Pager:          *60, 7040 (VCUHS Telepage)
Office:         VMI Building, Room 107
Hours:          Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Academic Credentials:
   B. S. Microbiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
   MPH, Environmental & Occupational Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Professional Certification:
    Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)

Area of Expertise:
   Industrial Hygiene
Laboratory Safety

    My primary duty at VCU is to assist laboratories in maintaining OSHA health & safety compliance as part of the Chemical/Biological Safety section of OEHS. I conduct annual laboratory inspections and respond to chemical spills. Additionally, I assist my co-workers in chemical monitoring, hazardous waste disposal, and respirator fit testing. Please contact me if you need assistance or have any questions on chemical use in your laboratory.

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This page was last updated on 11/13/12.