UT Health Science Center Disaster Support

UT Police: Michael Parks

Office Phone:  210-567-2800

  • Coordinates with the Office of the President and Office of Communications to recommend whether campus is in imminent danger, issues warnings and alerts through HSC Alert, University website, and 567-SNOW
  • Works with Executive Director to ensure Library is in consistent compliance with broader disaster management policies
  • Coordinates disaster response with local public safety officers
  • Follows UT Health Science Center policies for evacuation and secures the building during and after disaster
  • Works with public safety officers to ensure the safety of the building; secures internal and external doors
  • With public safety officers determines when the building is safe for reentry

 

Department of Environmental Health and Safety: Michael A. Charlton

Office Phone:  210-567-2955

  • Conducts periodic tests of building alarms, fire extinguishers and Halon system
  • Works with Executive Director to ensure Library is in consistent compliance with broader disaster management policies
  • With public safety officers determines when the building is safe for reentry
  • Tests for mold formation and water supply contamination
  • Works with UT System environmental safety as necessary

 

Facilities Management: Darrell Maatsch

Office Phone:  210-567-2880

With UT Police and public safety officers determines when the building is safe for reentry

  • Restores all utilities (electricity, water, gas)
  • Contracts with construction companies for building restoration

Insurance

The UT Health Science Center is covered by a blanket policy through the UT System.  Estimates for repairs are sent to UT System for handling.  Contact Facilities Management.

 

UT Health Science Center Legal Office

Legal Advisors:   Jack C. Park  or  Gary J. Sertich, Dept. of Legal Affairs

210-567-2020

 

Counseling Services 

The Employee Assistance Program is run by the department of Psychiatry and is available through Human Resources as part of employee benefits.  In addition there is a Psychiatric Emergency Service spearheaded by Sally Taylor, MD – 210-567-5453.

 

Library Disaster Team Member list

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