Mount Sinai is committed to maintaining compliance with applicable federal, state and local environmental statutes, regulations, and permits, and strives for continuous improvement in environmental performance.

Leadership
Sal Tranchina

Contact Information
AskEHS@mssm.edu
(212) 241-7233 (x4SAFE)
EH&S Website

IT System
SECTOR (Safety, Environment, Compliance, Training and Online Record Keeping)

Chemical Spills – Call Security (Dial 60) and provide basic information including: type of chemical, quantity and location.
Chemical Waste Disposal – #EHSwaste@mountsinai.org

Policies & Manuals

Environmental Health & Safety Programs

Institutional Biosafety Program

Institutional Biosafety Program (IBP) monitors all laboratory activities involving recombinant DNA and synthetic DNA molecules as required by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and also laboratory activities involving infectious agents and other potentially infectious materials (human or non-human primate [NHP] specimen).

Leadership
Phillip Hauck, MS, MSHS, CBSP, SM (NRCM) – Institutional Biosafety Officer

Contact Information
philip.hauck@mssm.edu
(212) 241-5169
IBP Website

Policies & Manuals

Laboratory Safety

The Laboratory Safety team oversees the safe and compliant operation of research laboratories, including, but not limited to, chemical storage, management and use, chemical waste management and the development and implementation of a Chemical Hygiene Plan.

Leadership
Chemical Hygiene Officer

Contact Information
AskEHS@mssm.edu
(212) 241-7233
EH&S Website

Policies & Manuals

Occupational Safety

The Occupational Safety team oversees a variety of OSHA regulated safety programs, including, but not limited to, hazard communication, exposure monitoring and respiratory fit testing.

Leadership
EH&S

Contact Information
AskEHS@mssm.edu
(212) 241-7233

Radiation Safety

The Radiation Safety Office oversees the use of radioactive materials at Mount Sinai and ensures the continued safety of employees and patients through the application of Radiation Safety procedures.

Leadership
Jacob Kamen, PhD

Contact Information
(212) 241-2269
Emergency – Call Security (Dial 60)
Radiation Safety Website

Policies & Manuals