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Environmental Health and Safety

Staffed by five 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.

Areas of Responsibility and Expertise

  • Biological, Chemical & 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
  • Emergency Preparedness & Response
  • Environmental Permitting & Compliance
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Industrial Hygiene (including Asbestos Management)
  • Occupational Safety
  • Training