UT Center for Industrial Services EHS Services

Lean and Green Assessment

UT CIS has experienced teams who apply lean analyses to manufacturing operations and identify potential environmental cost-saving opportunities: reduction in use of toxic and/or hazardous materials, reduction in raw materials, reduction in water use, energy conservation, and reduction of solid and hazardous waste generation.

Meet Your EHS Experts

CHUCK GLUCK / Hazardous Waste Operator Worker (HAZWOPER) Expert

Chuck Gluck is a Safety Consultant at UT CIS. Gluck assists industries with all phases of occupational safety training and inspection, including generating and interpreting fire and OSHA codes for emergency responders. He provides instruction for OSHA General Industry Outreach, 40-Hour HAZWOPER, 16-Hour DOT, and refresher training programs.

Free COVID Test Kits for TN Industries


The state of Tennessee has authorized a program for interested Tennessee businesses to obtain COVID-19 tests kits, free of charge while supplies last.

The goal of the program, administered jointly by the Tennessee Health Department and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, is to help participating businesses demonstrate with greater confidence that their facility is safe to customers and employees.

Schedule Your EHS Training Programs Today

Consider UT CIS for your training, project and audit needs. We have the experts to help you identify opportunities for keeping your workers and facilities safe, improving efficiency, and reducing costs.

Reserve your spot today in our training programs. You can also check our team's availability for on-site services.

Training Offerings

View our open enrollment trainings for 2021 HERE. We look forward to offering even more of our high-demand courses this year, including:

National Safety Stand-Down

Falls remain the leading cause of death among construction workers, accounting for 1 out of 3 construction fatalities – with residential workers and roofers at an even higher than average risk.

Thousands more construction workers suffer serious injuries because they lack the right safety equipment, the knowledge, and training to prevent falls, or both.

Will You File an EPCRA Report in 2020?

An Open Letter from Lynn Reed, UT CIS Consultant

We’re moving quickly towards the end of 2019, and it will be March 2020 before we know it! With that in mind, it’s time to start thinking about your environmental reporting requirements for next year concerning Tier II.

Susan Harwood Training Grant Program Wins Project of the Year at IPS Awards

EHS Team Award

Congratulations to our Health, Safety and Emergency Preparedness team for winning the Faculty Excellence Award at the UT Institute for Public Service (UT IPS) Annual Conference. This team includes Chuck Gluck, Bryan Lane and Walter Idol. The team is pictured above with Dr. Herb Byrd III, Vice President for Public Service at the University of Tennessee.

Public Safety Update: EPCRA Tier II Reporting Collaboration

By Keith Ridley, Environmental, Health & Safety Program Manager

EPCRA Tier II Reporting UT CIS


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