Senior Director, Environmental Health and Safety
Icahn Medical Institute (East Building) - First Floor, Room L32
Tel: (212) 659-9045
Cell 1: (203) 482-0624
Cell 2: (646) 942-4826
MSMC Institutional Safety Office Atran- Berg B2- 56
Pull your local Fire Alarm! and Call 4-FIRE (241-3743) for a Fire / Smoke Condition
MSMC Fire Safety
General / OSHA Safety
The Occupational Health and Safety discipline of Environmental Health and Safety at Mount Sinai is dedicated to establishing a workplace that is as free as possible from hazards to staff, students, and the public. Through a variety of risk assessment and prevention techniques, Occupational Safety’s focus is on eliminating potential hazards before they develop. This program is tasked with developing numerous written programs to help ensure compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws and to ensure that potential risks are properly communicated to all affected individuals.
Occupational Health and Safety offers a variety of services to Mount Sinai Medical Center including: safety risk assessments; employee exposure monitoring; permitting for high risk job tasks; workplace evaluations for noise, air contaminants, ergonomics stressors; accident investigations; resolution of employee health and safety complaints; health and safety training, and overall health and safety compliance.
Tel: 4-5572 (241-5572)
Tel: 4-SAFE (241-7223)
Environmental Compliance Program
The Environmental Compliance Program is responsible for overseeing the use, handling and disposal of Hazardous Materials and Waste at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. This Program is dedicated to ensuring compliance with applicable Federal, State and Local regulations.
In addition the Environmental Compliance Program aims to serve the Faculty and Staff of the Mount Sinai Medical Center by providing services such as Spill Cleanup, Training and Education and Hazardous Waste Disposal among others. We also work to develop new programs aimed at pollution prevention and conservation of resources.
Associate Director Environmental Compliance
Tel: (212) 241-2846
Tel: 4-SAFE (241-7223)
Tel: (212) 241-5169
Philip G. Hauck
Institutional Biosafety Officer
The primary mission of the Radiation Safety Office is to create a safe environment against ionizing radiation for all the Medical Center staff, patients and visitors. Radiation Safety reviews all the regulations with regard to the use of Radioactive Materials and Radiation producing machines. By interpreting and implementing these regulations, the RSO keeps the institution in compliance. Some of these regulatory authorities are: NYC Department of Health, NY State Department of Health, FDA, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NYPD Counter terrorism and NYCDOH increased Control Regulations, Department of Transportation, etc.
The Radiation Safety Office maintains various licenses and registrations which permit the use of radioactive materials and radiation producing machines at the various locations of the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Under the oversight of the institutional Radiation Safety Committee, the Radiation Safety Office implements an efficient Radiation Protection program and provides many support services. The goal of the Radiation Protection program is to ensure protection of the health and safety of staffs, patients, and visitors from potentially harmful effects of ionizing radiation by maintaining both external and internal exposures As Low as Reasonably Achievable (ALARA).
Jacob Kamen, Ph.D C.H.P.
Senior Director and Radiation Safety Officer
Radiation Safety Office Annenberg 2TM Floor, Room 312 Box 1633
Related Offices and Functions
Security (24hrs) Emergency
Ext: “ 60”; Alternate 4-6068
Emergency Department (24hrs)
Tel: (212) 241-7171
Employee Health Service
Tel: (212) 241-6086
Chemical Waste Pick-ups
Send the lab location, approximate amount of materials or special disposal requests to the External Service provider at this location.
Sharps Container Service (Stericycle)
Dial Page number "41300" followed by 4639 or 4640 followed by (#) sign - leave your call-back phone number.
Dial Page number "41300" followed by Beeper number 4118# and leave your call-back phone number.
For Students: Go to the Jack Martin Fund Clinic, Annenberg Bldg B1 Level
For Employees: go to the Employee Health Service; after-hours go to the Emergency Department, Guggenheim Pavillion B1 Level.