Drain & Trash Disposal | Environmental Health And Safety
The disposal of chemicals via a sink drain and/or normal trash is highly regulated and subject to public concern and scrutiny. Federal, state and city government agencies have established rules and regulations which strictly limit chemical disposal to the sewer and trash. These rules and regulations have been established to protect human health
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Salute | Environmental Health and Safety
Posted: (52 years ago) Environmental Health and Safety is pleased to announce the launch of Salute, a new system that allows principal investigators, lab managers, and other staff to manage their lab safety needs in a single, easy-to-use web portal. EHS designed and developed Salute based on decades of experience helping the Weill Cornell Medicine community foster a culture of safety.
Occupational Safety | Environmental Health and Safety
Posted: (52 years ago) A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is a compilation of information required under the OSHA Hazard Communication standard on the identity of hazardous chemicals, physical and health hazards, exposure limits, precautions, personal protective equipment required when handling the material, and procedures that should be followed in the case of an emergency.
BSL-3 - Environmental Health and Safety | Weill Cornell ...
Posted: (52 years ago) BSL-3. Biosafety level 3 practices, safety equipment, facility design and construction are applicable to clinical, diagnostic, teaching, research or production facilities in which work is done with indigenous or exotic agents with a potential for respiratory transmission, and …
Standards/Guidance Documents | Environmental Health and Safety
Posted: (52 years ago) Standards/Guidance Documents. EHS biosafety personnel provide guidance and assistance in implementing biosafety programs, and review safety procedures in accordance with Weill Cornell Medicine safety programs and the requirements of federal, state and local agencies. Principal investigators and laboratory personnel should consult the Research ...
Training Records & Certificates | Environmental Health and ...New York, NY
Posted: (52 years ago) If you need assistance retrieving historical training certificates or are unable to access your training records in the Learning Management system, please contact Environmental Health and Safety. Weill Cornell Medicine Environmental Health and Safety 402 East 67th Street. Room LA-0020 New York, NY 10065 Phone: (646) 962-7233 Fax: (646) 962-0288.
Chemical Waste Disposal | Environmental Health and Safety
Posted: (52 years ago) Make sure to cross out any marking that may indicate that it is a hazardous waste. If you have any questions as to what constitutes a p-listed, acutely toxic waste, please refer to the EHS Waste Disposal Procedures manual, or contact Environmental Health and Safety: (646) 962-7233 or [email protected] for assistance.
Radiation Safety | Environmental Health and Safety
Posted: (52 years ago) Radiation safety services revolve around enforcing and maintaining the safest possible environment with regards to the use of radioactivity for clinical and research applications at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Radiation Safety at WCM and NYP is overseen and administered by WCM Medical Health Physics (MHP).MHP provides the following radiation
Clinicians | Environmental Health and Safety
Posted: (52 years ago) Environmental Health and Safety provides a variety of services that pertain to clinicians. EHS Safety Program Manual. The EHS Safety Program Manual is a collection of safety requirements and resources, including chemical, biological, radiation and fire safety, spill planning and response, pollution prevention and waste disposal, hazardous materials transportation, and general safety.
Chemical Safety | Environmental Health and Safety
Posted: (52 years ago) The goal of the chemical safety program is to provide an environment for employees and students that is free from potential exposure to the chemicals that are used in the college. This program provides information and guidelines to addresses proper use, handling and storage of chemicals, which are mandated by federal, state and local regulations.
EHS Customer Satisfaction Survey | Environmental Health ...
Posted: (52 years ago) Please take a moment to complete the Environmental Health and Safety Customer Satisfaction Survey. We appreciate your feedback and will use your answers to measure our performance and find ways to improve our services and training programs.You can keep your survey answers confidential if you wish, or you can provide your contact information if you would like us to reach you.
Chemical Collection Request Form | Environmental Health ...
Posted: (52 years ago) Chemical Collection Request Form. We have retired the sharps and chemical collection request forms previously posted on the EHS website. You can now submit and track these requests in Salute: Log in to Salute. At the bottom of the left sidebar, select EHS Assistance. On the top right corner of the screen, click the Make New Request button.
Forms & Resources | Environmental Health and Safety
Posted: (52 years ago) The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is in the process of making all manuals and guides available electronically. Additionally, all manuals are being formalized into one overall Environmental Health and Safety Manual. Please contact us if you have a specific request to make a manual or guide available electronically. Following are the manuals and guides that are
Laboratory Safety | Environmental Health and Safety
Posted: (52 years ago) Laboratory Safety training meets researchers' training needs, and combines the former lab chemical safety and disposal (chemical hygiene plan) and bloodborne pathogen trainings into one session. This training is in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) bloodborne pathogen and laboratory standards, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Minus 80 Critical Temperature Monitoring | Environmental ...
Posted: (52 years ago) Minus 80 Critical Temperature Monitoring. Weill Cornell Medicine uses the services of Minus 80 Critical Temperature Monitoring in the 1300 York Avenue Complex and Belfer Research Building. Minus 80 is a cloud-based monitoring system that provides users with real-time information and alerts about the status of their freezers and refrigerators.
Biological Waste | Environmental Health and Safety
Posted: (52 years ago) Biological Waste. Biological/regulated medical waste is generated in diagnosis, treatment and immunization of humans or animals, in research pertaining thereto, or in production and testing of biologicals. Biological waste may include animal waste, cultures and stocks, human blood, blood products, tissues, cell lines and body fluids, human ...
What is ASHRAE 110 fume hood certification and who can ...
Posted: (52 years ago) ASHRAE 110 is a quantitative method of certifying laboratory fume hood capture efficiency. As per the EHS laboratory design specifications, all newly installed fume hoods must be ASHRAE-110-certified by a third party vendor. For your convenience, several vendors are listed below.
Decay-In-Storage Policy & Procedure | Environmental Health ...
Posted: (52 years ago) The WCM/NYPH consolidated license permits disposal of certain radioactive materials through a decay-in-storage program, provided that various conditions are met. Under the Decay-In-Storage (DIS) program, waste contaminated with certain short-lived radioisotopes can be stored in a laboratory for a minimum of 10 half-lives. The waste is then rigorously surveyed, and if no
Fire Safety | Environmental Health and Safety
Posted: (52 years ago) An effective fire safety program requires the involvement of the entire campus community. Fires can lead to personal injury, loss of life, property damage, and loss of research. The U.S. Fire Administration National Fire Protection Association reports that annually there are “approximately 1,700 documented fires in college dormitories, classroom buildings and fraternities and