The Indoor Air Quality Program outlines procedure for response to various indoor air quality concerns and to prevent potentially unhealthy conditions from occurring at the University.
Prior to any planned renovation, maintenance, or emergency that may involve asbestos-containing materials, an investigation request must be made.
The Biological Safety Division strives to minimize the health and environmental risks for those who are involved in research using biohazardous materials and the NYU community.
The Community Right to Know Program inventories and reports all the hazardous substances in its facilities in compliance with New York City law.
Compliance assessments are internal inspections conducted throughout the year to ensure compliance with federal, state and local environmental, health and safety regulations.
The Emergency Response Program is designed to protect human safety, preserve property, and facilitate responsive communication to all appropriate parties.
NYU is responsible for the control of health hazards related to chemical and physical agents within the University's laboratories.
The Lead Based Paint Program ensures that human health and environment are protected by outlining procedure for lead based paint management.
The Occupational Health and Safety Program protects the safety, health, and welfare of the NYU community.
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) are banned in the United States, and articles containing PCBs must be disposed of as hazardous waste.
The Petroleum Bulk Storage Program ensures that petroleum bulk storage tanks are managed in NYU facilities in accordance with all applicable regulations to prevent releases.
The Radiation Safety Department is based in NYU Medical School and serves as an institutional resource for all components of New York University.
Art areas can generate a number of different waste-streams and it all must be identified, handled, stored, and disposed of properly.
The Water Quality Program installs silver recovery units in all NYU areas that have photo or x-ray processing units to prevent the discharge of silver into public sewers.