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Environmental Health & Safety

Welcome to the Office of Environmental Health and Safety

Our Goals

  • To maintain written guidelines and procedures for applicable regulatory standards and best practices, and implement Environmental Management Systems (EMS) to minimize impacts on the environment, prevent occupational injuries, maintain the safety of the physical infrastructure, and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulatory requirements, agreements and permits
  • Provide environmental and occupational safety training programs that educate employees on how to do their jobs safely, effectively, and in accordance with regulatory requirements, best practice guidelines, and standards
  • Support the long-term goals and day-to-day activities of the college’s sustainability initiatives. Manage the development and implementation of the KCC 10-Year Sustainability Action Plan and track, monitor and communicate the college’s progress.

Hazardous Conditions/Injuries

  • Concerns regarding a possible hazardous situation should be promptly brought to the attention of the supervisor or area head. If further assistance is needed, contact the Office of Environmental Health and Safety. Unsafe conditions should also be reported to EHS, Buildings & Grounds or Public Safety, as appropriate.
  • In the event of an injury, first aid should be sought immediately by contacting Public Safety.
  • Concerns regarding asbestos-containing materials, lead-based paint, indoor air quality, and other related safety questions should be referred to the EHS Office.

Safety Training

  • Safety training is required for all college employees who routinely come in contact with hazardous materials or equipment in their work environment. Initial and annual refresher training is provided in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Contact EH&S for information on safety training. 

Useful Web Links

Kingsborough Public Safety & Security

Kingsborough Buildings & Grounds

Kingsborough Health Services

Kingsborough Sustainability

COVID-19 Guidance

CUNY Environmental Health & Safety, Risk Management

Sustainable CUNY

Kingsborough Office of Finance & Administration

  • Celeste Creegan, MPH
    Director, Environmental Health and Safety
  • 2001 Oriental Boulevard
    Room S-304
    Brooklyn, New York 11235-2333

  • Phone: (718) 368-4778
  • Fax: (718) 368-4901