Environmental Health & Safety
Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine (HMSOM) functions as a division of the Hackensack Meridian Health Department of Team Member Health and Safety. EHS at HMSOM provides expertise in biological, chemical, radiation, occupational and fire safety specifically focusing on academics and research at the Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus (IHSC).
EHS utilizes a comprehensive risk management process to identify risks and minimize hazards for staff, faculty and students. Through inspections, evaluations, drills and oversight we ensure compliance with local, state, and federal agencies.
Our offices are currently located on the 6th floor of the medical school building 123, in the 6100 pod. Please feel free to drop by or reach out to Sean Fitzgerald, Manager of EHS, at 201-250-1024 or Fatima Ijaz, Safety Specialist, at 201-421-0350.