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Environmental Health & Safety

Vision Statement

We provide expert guidance and timely service to the University Community through our commitment to health and safety. Employing best practices and collaboration, and by building long term relationships, we promote a productive and  safety conscious work environment.

Columbia University is committed to establishing and maintaining a healthful and safe work environment for our faculty, staff and students.
While working at Columbia you may have varying health needs. For example, if you are pregnant, trying to get pregnant and/or nursing and are concerned about potential high exposure to biological, chemical or radiological agents and their probable health affects you should contact your Physician and/or call Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S).


*Chemical Spill Response

*Holiday Safety Message


Morningside Campus (MS) : (212) 854-8749 (Phone) (212) 316-4937 (Fax)
Medical Center (CUMC): (212) 305-6780 (Phone) (212) 795-5847 (Fax)
Medical Center (Radiation Safety): (212) 305-0303 (Phone) (212) 305-0318 (Fax)