Peter Hanchar

Peter Hanchar

  • Facilities and Safety Coordinator
216 Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building
University Park, PA 16802

Responsibilites:

  • Oversees daily building and facility operations, requests and emergencies
  • Performs routine visual inspections (v-i’s) of Food Science areas and maintains daily logs / journals
  • Responds to emergency alerts issued by University Police, CCS, and OPP Work Center calls on 24/7 basis
  • Oversees lab safety compliance, equipment usage, and pilot plant testing
  • Assists students with facility and safety issues
  • Schedules pilot plant usage
  • Serves as primary contact for Food Safety Pilot Plant (FSPP ) use application requests and access
  • Provides safety training on labs and pilot plant facilities
  • Conducts Autoclave specific safety training not covered by EHS training sessions for new students
  • Coordinates with Environmental Health & Safety, OPP, Police Services, and other areas on campus
  • Maintains departmental key inventory and coordinates parking