Asbestos & Pb (Lead) Program

UCSB building stock includes buildings which contain Asbestos and Pb. Typically these materials are in buildings constructed before 1980.

The management of asbestos at UC Santa Barbara is the responsibility of the Asbestos and Pb Coordinator: Gene Horstin (Phone 805.893.5262 - Email The UCSB Environmental Health & Safety contact regarding asbestos and Pb issues is Ali Aghayan (Phone 805.893.8533 - Email

The responsibilities of Asbestos and Pb Coordinator includes the identification of existing asbestos and Pb hazards, selecting the appropriate control strategy for asbestos and Pb exposure, and taking prompt corrective measures to eliminate identified asbestos and Pb hazards for staff, faculty, students, residents and visitors to UC Santa Barbara.

UCSB Asbestos

UCSB Asbestos Management Plan

UCSB Environmental Health & Safety

UCSB Current Campus Construction Impacts

General Asbestos & Pb

American Lung Association Asbestos

EPA Lead Paint

Regualtory Asbestos & Pb

Santa Barbara APCD

California Asbestos Registrants' Database

Cal/OSHA CCR Title 8 Section 1529 Asbestos

Cal/OSHA CCR Title 8 Section 1532.1 Pb

Contact Gene Horstin at or 805.893.5262 with any questions or comments; if any material is not accessible we will provide alternatives.