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Archive for 2007

Dept. of Homeland Security's Appendix A is Finalized

November 20, 2007 | EHSO Council

On November 20, 2007, The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published “Appendix A to the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards; Final Rule” in the Federal Register (Vol.72, No.233, 11/20/07, 65396-65435) which goes into effect immediately. For the final rule, please visit: http://www.dhs.gov/xprevprot/programs/gc_1169501486179.shtm. The list contains more than 300 chemicals ranging in quantities from 100 grams to […]

Inaugural Risk Management Council Meeting Held at Central Office

September 27, 2007 | Risk Management

The inaugural meeting of the Risk Management Council took place on September 25, 2007 at 535 East 80th Street, Central Office. As Executive Vice Chancellor Dobrin reminded The Council, risk management consists of assessing hazards that CUNY faces, and developing tools designed to prevent their occurrence or reduce their adverse effects on our campuses. Acknowledging […]

CUNY's EH&S Takes on Risk Management

August 14, 2007 | Risk Management

Excerpt from correspondence of Alan Dobrin, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer at CUNY The Chancellor has established a dedicated CUNY risk management function by expanding the role of CUNY’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety and creating, effective July 1, 2007, the Office of Environmental, Health, Safety and Risk Management. Howard Apsan, University […]

CUNY Commits to Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions

June 10, 2007 | EHSO Council

CUNY took on a leadership role in environmental sustainability as it joined eight other colleges in accepting Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30% over the next ten years. Barnard, Columbia, Cooper Union, Fordham, New York University, Pratt, St. John’s University, The New School and CUNY (at all 23 campuses) […]

Dan Amon keynote speaker for April EHSO meeting

April 25, 2007 | EHSO Council

Dan Amon was the keynote speaker for the April EHSO meeting that took place on April 12, 2007 at the College of Staten Island. Mr. Amon is the National Energy Manager, OARM/OA/FMSD/Sustainable Facilities Practices Branch, on EPA’s Labs 21 Program. Mr. Amon discussed the EPA’s joint effort with the Department of Energy to improve environmental […]

SEHSA Spring 2007 Conference at CUNY Grad Center

March 14, 2007 | Training Seminars

The Spring 2007 SEHSA Conference will be held on April 26 & 27, 2007 at the CUNY Graduate Center. The SEHSA Environmental Health and Safety Association of NY, Inc. is an organization of professionals dedicated to promoting a culture of safety on campuses throughout New York State. On Thursday, conference attendees will participate in an […]

Deputy Chief Camacho of the FDNY is Keynote Speaker for Upcoming NYCER Meeting

March 14, 2007 | NYCER

Deputy Chief Camacho of the FDNY is the keynote speaker for the upcoming New York City Environmental Resource (NYCER) luncheon on Monday, March 26, 2007. The meeting will be held from 12pm to 2pm at New School University, 55 West 13th Street (between 5th and 6th) in Manhattan. Deputy Chief Comacho will brief us on […]

Annual Radiation Safety Seminar Held at Hunter College

February 6, 2007 | Training Seminars

The CUNY Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) held its Annual Radiation Safety Seminar at Hunter College on January 25, 2007 from 9 am to 5 pm. The seminar, designed to satisfy the annual training requirements of the New York City Health Code, Title IV, Section 175, was attended by approximately 100 CUNY faculty […]

Nilda Mesa, Director of Environmental Stewardship, Columbia University, is Guest Speaker at January NYCER

January 7, 2007 | NYCER

Nilda Mesa, Director of Environmental Stewardship, Columbia University, is the keynote speaker for the upcoming New York City Environmental Resource (NYCER) luncheon on January 30, 2007. The meeting, which will be held at the Fashion Institute of Technology at 7th Avenue and 27th Street, will allow NYCER members an opportunity to engage in a discussion […]