Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S)
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.
Chemical Spills – Call Security (Dial 60) and provide basic information including: type of chemical, quantity and location.
Chemical Waste Disposal – #EHSwaste@mountsinai.org
- Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Information and Resource Webpage
- Environmental Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
- PolicyTech > Located in MSH-MSQ site > Administrative and Clinical Services > Environmental Health and Safety
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).
Phillip Hauck, MS, MSHS, CBSP, SM (NRCM) – Institutional Biosafety Officer
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.
Chemical Hygiene Officer
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.
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.
Jacob Kamen, PhD
Emergency – Call Security (Dial 60)
Radiation Safety Website