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Environmental Health & Safety Directory


Columbia University is committed to establishing and maintaining a healthful and safe work environment for our staff, students, neighbors and surrounding communities. Through the recognition, evaluation, and control of personal and environmental hazards, the University strives to eliminate individual risk and the environmental impact of its activities.
&Safety (EH&S) provides a broad range of services and actively develops partnerships with faculty and departmental personnel to ensure a safe work environment and compliance with University policy and applicable regulations in the most efficient manner possible. These endeavors are realized through programs such as safety training, laboratory and chemical safety, hazardous waste management, industrial hygiene, occupational safety, asbestos and lead management, biological safety, fire safety, chemical tracking and radiation protection in compliance with local, state and federal regulations.