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Hazardous Drugs Advisory Committee


Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 296-62-50055(2)(a) (81 KB PDF) establishes a Hazardous Drug Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Hazardous Drug Advisory Committee is to discuss the following:

  • New recommendations from the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH).
  • Scientific and technological developments.
  • Other unanticipated issues related to implementation of the hazardous drug handling rule.

The Advisory Committee may provide recommendations to the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) regarding appropriate actions. Any recommendations are advisory only. The committee may establish subcommittees and taskforces to address specific issues.

More information and resources


Hazardous Drug Advisory Committee – Employee Subcommittee Meetings.

Location: Genoa Healthcare 18300 Cascade Ave S, Suite 251 • Tukwila, WA  98188-4746.

RSVP to Karen Bowman ( as space is limited.

  • Nov: 21st, 2014 Time: 10am-12pm
  • Dec: 16th, 2014 Time: 12-2pm
  • Jan:  13th, 2015 Time: 12-2pm
  • Feb: 17th, 2015 Time: 12-2pm
  • Mar:10th, 2015 Time: 12-2pm


Previous meeting minutes

Watch this page and monitor the Hazardous Drugs Rule email ListServ for future meetings about the Hazardous Drugs Rules. L&I will post updates to the ListServ. Members of the ListServ can view the list archives here for news and updates previously posted.

For additional information about meetings, contact:

Veda McCall

Member information

Karen R. Bowman, MN, RN, COHN-S
Environmental Health Specialist, WSNA
Karen Bowman & Associates, Inc.
Phone:  206-617-0844
Fax:    206-368-9377   

Amataw Tafesse
21904 64th Ave W Unit 4
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

Sarah A Reyes CPhT
Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company

Employee / Long Term Care
Teri Ferreira
Teri Ferreira, RPh
General Manager, Consonus Pharmacy


Outpatient medical
Jonathan C. Britell MD FACP
Washington State Medical Oncology Society
3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 300
Renton, WA


Bart Eggen
Department of Health
P.O. Box 47852
Olympia, WA 98504-7852


DSHS/State as employee
Robert Kahns, PHARM D
Western State Hospital
9601 Steilacoom SW Blvd
Lakewood, WA 98498
Office: 253-756-2514
Pharmacy: 253-756-2521


DSHS/State as employer
Guy Kuestermeyer, MS, PharmD
Department of Social and Health Services
Pharmacy Director
Rainier School RHC
2120 Ryan Road
Buckley, WA 98321
Phone: 360-829-3004
Fax: 360-829-3076


Veterinary medicine
Lisa Parshley
120 State Ave NE
Olympia, Washington 98501
Office: 360-339-3596
Cell: 503-729-0238  


Jeff Rochon, Pharm.D.
Chief Executive Officer
411 Williams Ave S
Renton, WA 98057-2748


Alex Truchot, MM, HEM
Group Health Account
Sr. Health, Safety & Environment Manager
President, Washington State Healthcare Safety Council
CBRE | Global Corporate Services
12501 East Marginal Way South, ASB-1 | Tukwila, WA 98168
Office: 206-988-2909
Cell: 206-510-7698


Amataw Tafesse
21904 64th Ave W Unit 4
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043


Rachael Crickman, RN, MN, AOCNS
Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Virginia Mason Medical Center
925 Seneca St., H15-1549
Seattle, WA  98111


Sarah A Reyes PhT
Bartell Drugs

Seth Eisenberg RN OCN®
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Professional Practice Coordinator, Infusion Services
Pager: 206-540-1682

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