Christy Herron

Assistant Director for Environmental & Lab Safety






Christy has been the Assistant Director at EHS since 2019. She received her Bachelor’s degree from UA in 1997. She started working in the department while she was a sophomore and has extensive knowledge and experience in fire and general safety. Christy is a member of the National Safety Council and the National Fire Protection Association.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of Environmental Safety and all its programs
  • Oversight of Lab Safety and all its programs


  • National Safety Council Advanced Safety
  • Fire Inspector I from Alabama Fire College
  • Certified Safety Professional


  • Fire Suppression Systems
  • Hazard Communications
  • NFPA 70E Electrical Safety
  • OSHA Record Keeping
  • NIMS
  • ICS
  • NSC Principles of Occupational Safety and Health
  • NSC Safety Management Techniques
  • NSC Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene
  • Accident Prevention and OSHA Compliance
  • Laser Safety
  • Managing Mold in Buildings
  • ACS Lab Safety and Health
  • 2011 NFPA Conference
  • 2012, 2013, 2016 CSHEMA Conference