Office of Research Assurances

Hazardous Materials Shipping

Assistance With Shipping


Pullman Campus


Locations other than Pullman


Office of Research Assurances, in coordination with several departments around campus, offers assistance for faculty and staff who need to ship hazardous materials.

  • For assistance in shipping radioactive materials, please contact the Radiation Safety Office at (509)335-8916.
  • For assistance in shipping all other hazardous materials, such as chemicals, infectious substances, or dry ice, please contact the ORA Shipping Coordinator at (509)432-3869. Same day requests should be submitted by 10:00am and packages ready for pickup by noon.

For information about specific types of shipments, click on the category below (These guides have been adapted with permission from the University of New Hampshire - Office of Environmental Health & Safety; our appreciation to Andy Glode for providing us with the reference material upon which we created these guides):

Office of Research Assurances, P.O. Box 643005, Albrook Rm. 205, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-3005
Hazardous Material and Shipping Coordinator: Phone: 509-432-3869, Fax: 509-335-6410