Environmental Health & Safety

Joseph Soquiat

Joseph Soquiat
 Hazardous Waste Technician

(951) 827-5876

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


Hazardous Waste Collection and Management | Hazardous Waste Documentation and Tracking | Online Waste Tag Program WASTe


Joseph had a year of experience with EH&S as a student worker before being hired as a Hazardous Waste Technician. His previous position as a Hazardous Waste/Hazardous Waste Student Assistant provided significant preparations for the responsibilities and duties of his current position. He has three years of experience as an undergraduate member of the Higham Research Lab at UCR where he processed and digitized large volumes of laboratory video data. Additionally, Joseph has two years of experience volunteering at various hospitals including the Keck medical center of USC.

Education and Credentials

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Cum Laude, University of California Riverside
40 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Trained


Joseph maintains hazardous waste inventories, storage and use areas. He participates in various campus site inspections and assessments for hazardous waste accumulation areas, and participates in program implementation where needed to achieve compliance. Joseph also moves hazardous chemical, biological and radioactive waste from the accumulation areas on campus to the central 90-day storage area. He regularly conducts or participates in safe handling of hazardous waste for storage and shipment, as well as, prepares documentation related to tracking of hazardous waste collection and storage and follows up on recommended corrective actions to ensure compliance.


More Information

General Campus Information

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