Environmental Health & Safety


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In the case of a suspected infection, contact:
Name:  Nurse Maria Vasquez, Student Health Services
Email: mavasquez@hostos.cuny.edu
Phone: (718) 518-6542

Unit Mission

The Environmental Health & Safety Office (EHS) is committed to protecting the health and welfare of students, faculty and staff. We work together with the community to maintain a healthy and safe campus.

What We Do

EHS is responsible for ensuring that the Hostos Community College is environmentally sound and safe for all, which is accomplished by compliance with all federal, state and local regulations. This is a shared responsibility with students, faculty and staff. 
The department responsibility includes the following areas: