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Environmental Health and Safety

Staffed by four full-time employees, the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) delivers a broad range of services to promote the protection of our clients and to support New York Medical College's core mission of teaching, research, and community stewardship.

We invite all Touro/NYMC personnel to take advantage of the MSDS Online for New York Medical College Labs, in addition to our other TouroOne information items. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Areas of Responsibility and Expertise

  • Biological, Chemical and Radiological Safety
  • Laboratory Inspection Program
  • Chemical and Biohazardous Waste Disposal
  • Administration of Institutional Biosafety Committee & Oversight of Research with Recombinant DNA
  • Oversight of Select Agent and Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory Programs
  • Laboratory Design
  • Construction Safety
  • Life Safety/Building & Fire Code, 19 Skyline Drive Life Safety Guide
  • Emergency Preparedness & Response
  • Environmental Permitting & Compliance
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Industrial Hygiene (including Asbestos Management)
  • Occupational Safety
  • Training

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Meetings

The IBC Committee meets every third Thursday of the Month (*via zoom at present)

*Protocols must be submitted by the Monday before the meeting to allow for pre-review.