Safety and Security

Environmental Health and Safety

Areas of responsibilities for EHS include but are not limited to the following:

  • Compliance and Audit - Maintain Environment of Care regulatory compliance, Proactive Risk Assessments, Hazardous Surveillance & Patient Safety Friday Tracking, and Environment of Care Manual Maintenance
  • Environmental Safety - Job Safety Assessments, Asbestos Management, Air Quality Assessments, Chemical Exposure Monitoring (ETO & Formaldehyde), Specialized Respiratory Fit Testing
  • Hazardous Materials & Waste - Hazardous Waste Vendor Management, Maintenance of Hazardous Material Rooms, Centralized Manifest Repository, Hazardous Materials Shipping, Emergency Spill Response
  • Chemical & Laboratory Safety - MSDS & Chemical Inventory Maintenance, Chemical Hygiene Plans, Chemical Purchase Approvals
  • Training - New Employee Orientation, Hazardous Materials, Environment of Care

Environment of Care

To read through the Environment of Care Manual, visit the NewYork-Presbyterian Infonet (Hospital network only)

Environmental Health and Safety (All)

646-697-7233 (646-NYP-SAFE)

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