Environmental Health & Safety

Nicole Clark

Nicole Clark, MA
Laboratory Safety Audit Specialist


(951) 827-4254

Environmental Health
& Safety (EH&S)
900 University Ave
Riverside, CA 92521


Laboratory safety audits | Laboratory safety consultations | Laboratory incident investigations | Laboratory safety management tools | Personal protective equipment 


Nicole has over 10 years experience directing operations in academic laboratories specifically in the areas of general and organic chemistry. She previously organized chemistry stockroom and instructional laboratory areas to run efficiently and safely. Prior to coming to UCR she served as the Chemical Safety Technician in the chemistry department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona where she would conduct and organize safety and hazardous waste inspections and provide training to other personnel/student researchers with specific responsibilities in teaching/research labs and stockrooms. Additionally, she developed new and more efficient procedures related to chemical inventory and waste management. In close consultation with campus EH&S office, Nicole managed the campus EH&S program by monitoring safety protocols, training, conducting inspections and taking appropriate steps toward compliance.

Education and Credentials

Master of Arts in Instructional Technology, California State University San Bernardino
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, California State University San Bernardino

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (40 hour)


Nicole coordinates the development and implementation of the laboratory safety assessment (audit/inspection) program across campus. She ensures laboratory safety assessment personnel are trained in the use of the automated program by conducting formal training programs and answering individual questions and concerns. Nicole conducts formal EH&S follow-up reviews/audits to ensure accuracy in departmental data collection and reporting and to address potentially high risk areas and activities. She serves as a conduit for communication between EH&S and campus laboratory personnel on laboratory safety issues, especially those related to the implementation of the formal safety assessment program.

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Environmental Health & Safety

Environmental Health & Safety
Environmental Health & Safety

Tel: (951) 827-5528
Fax: (951) 827-5122
E-mail: ehs@ucr.edu