Posted: October 11, 2017

A Safety Specialist position has been added to the Facilities and Safety Office.

We are happy to announce that Christopher Cox has accepted the Safety Specialist position in the Facilities and Safety Office. He's earned his AS and BA in Criminology from Mount Aloysius College and his MS in Safety Science from IUP. His primary duties in this new position are:

  • Serve as back up Safety Officer for CAS
  • Monitor and coordinate CAS safety initiatives, trainings, inspections and programs
  • Identify and develop new resources to address safety concerns and deficiencies
  • Assist CAS departments in implementing and improving safety plans, programs and hazard assessments
  • Ensure compliance on new and existing University safety policies and programs
  • Review and investigate incident reports
  • Conduct lab inspections and evaluate lab SOP's
  • Oversee CAS Building Emergency Evacuation Program
  • Maintain and lead CAS Departmental Safety Committee

Chis is located in 112A Ag Admin Building and can be reached at 865-9047 or by email at

Emergency Contacts

  • Emergency (Police-Fire-Ambulance): 911
  • University Police: 814-863-1111
  • University Health Services: 814-865-6556
  • Environmental Health and Safety: 814-865-6391
  • Physical Plant Work Reception Center: 814-865-4731