Hal Barrett


Hal Barrett

Director of EHS






Hal has worked on UA’s campus since 1985. He serves as the Director of EHS and as our campus Radiation Safety Officer. Hal completed his B.S. in Industrial Hygiene and Chemistry at The University of North Alabama. He is a member of several professional safety organizations, including the National Registry of Environmental Professionals, the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals, Indoor Air Quality Association and the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Overall management of the Environmental Health and Safety Office
  • Serves as Radiation Safety Officer for the Radiation Safety Program


  • Hazardous Materials Manager
  • Registered Environmental Professional
  • Radiation Safety Officer
  • UST Class A/B Operator
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Trainer


  • Managing Mold in Buildings
  • Indoor Air Quality University
  • Hazardous Materials Security
  • NIOSH 582 Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Dust
  • Sampling and Analysis of Asbestos Materials
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Occupational Ergonomics
  • Hazardous Material Response
  • NIMS
  • ICS