Office Environmental Health and Safety

As Director of the Office Environmental Health and Safety at Medgar Evers College, I am committed to the health and safety of our faculty, students, staff, and visitors. The office is here to serve the college community and provide a safe learning and working environment.

The office also serves as the repository for all environmental health and safety compliance documents required by government regulatory agencies.
  • Permits
  • Licenses
  • Certificate
We are responsible for compliance with local, state and federal agencies. The office complies with regulations from:
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • New  York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  • New York City Department of Environmental Protection
  • Public Employee Safety and Health Bureau
The office maintains compliance through:
  • Proper management of hazardous materials and hazardous waste
  • Preventing the release of chemicals into the environment
  • Managing the chemical inventory.
In addition to environmental compliance, the office is also responsible for ensuring a safe and healthy environment for our faculty, staff, and students. This is done by:
  • Providing the required health and safety trainings (such as Laboratory Safety and Hazard Communication Standard) to our faculty, students and staff who handle hazardous chemicals and other substances.
  • Responding to complaints
  • Conducting indoor air quality assessments, mold investigations and remediation, and accident investigations
I urge you to contact my office if you have any questions, concerns or feedback so that we can continue to respond to your concerns and provide you with prompt service .

Thank you,
Mohamed A. Bangura, MS
Director

1150 Carroll Street
Room C-M5
718-270-6216
mbangura@mec.cuny.edu
 
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