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Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) has the goal of providing guidance and direction in all phases of the safety program including occupational safety and health, environmental control, chemical safety. Our goal is to promote the industrial hygiene and safety standards and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Identify and control chemical hazards.
- Monitor and administers hazardous chemical waste disposal program.
- Conduct environmental sampling/monitoring.
- Respond to chemical spills and accidents.
- Investigate complaints related to workplace exposures.
- Conduct training in the use, control and disposal of hazardous chemicals
- Ensure EPA compliance.
Provide lifting guideline
Lifting Guidelines (Weight) For A Single Individual
|Sex/Age||No Restriction?||Training Required?||Lifting Aids Required?||Not Recommended|
|Male <50||0-40 lbs.||41-60 lbs.||61- 130 lbs.||>130 lbs.|
|Male =>50||0-30 lbs.||31-50 lbs.||51-105 lbs.||>105 lbs.|
|Female* <50||0-25 lbs.||26-40 lbs.||41-80 lbs.||>80 lbs.|
|Female* =>50||0-20 lbs.||21-30 lbs.||31-60 lbs.||>60 lbs.|
|* females who are pregnant should not lift more than 25 lbs.|
Applications Manual for the Revised Lifting Equation, US Department of Health and Human Services, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 94-110, NTIS, Springfield, VA 1994.
Grandjean, Etinne Fitting the Task to the Man, A Textbook of Occupational Ergonomics, 4th edition, Taylor & Francis Inc., Philadelphia, Pa 1988.
The Ergonomics Group, Health and Environmental Laboratories, Eastman Kodak Company, Ergonomic Design for People at Work, Volume 2, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, NY, 1986.
For the Following Chemical or Environmental Safety Contact Information, see below:
|Provide Operator with:|
|Your Phone Number|
|Johns Hopkins Hospital||Use Waste Disposal form to schedule pick-up|
|Homewood||Thursdays * or Use Waste Disposal form to schedule pick-up||10:30 - 11:30|
1:00 - 2:00
|Macaulay Hall Basement|
|School of Medicine|
|Biophy/Phys/PCTB/WBSB/Hunt||Wednesdays||1:00 - 2:00||WBSB 10th floor|
|Traylor/Ross/BRB/KKI||Wednesdays||2:30 - 3:30||Traylor Ground Room G065B|
|Asthma & Allergy Center||Use Waste Disposal form to schedule pick-up|
|Cancer Research Building II||Use Waste Disposal form to schedule pick-up||9:00 - 10:00||G26|
|Bloomberg School of Hygiene||Use Waste Disposal form to schedule pick-up|
Click here to fill out Chemical Waste form. Click here to view a short tutorial on how to use the online Chemical Waste form.
* Please note these schedule changes for December: 12/24 - closed, 12/31 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am
Indoor Air Quality
Gas Odors - Contact facility
If feeling ill, go to
JHMI (Occupational Injury Clinic): 5-6433
Homewood (Occupational Health Services): 5-6433
Otherwise call HSE
Asthma Center 5-5918
Send email detailing information to: email@example.com?
For the following services, contact at the number below:
- Hazardous Material Registration
- Exposure Monitoring
- Chemical Hygiene/Laboratory Safety/Chemical Exposures
- Shipping of Hazardous Materials
Health, Safety & Environment is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
East Baltimore Campus
Location: 2024 E. Monument Street,
Baltimore, MD 21205
Location: 3100 Wyman Park Drive,
Baltimore, MD 21218
East Baltimore Campus
James A. Bukowski, MS, CIH - Director, Occupational & Environmental Safety
Anita M. Stone, MS, CSPHA - Associate Director, Occupational & Environmental Safety
Clifton W. Carter - Industrial Hygienist
Mark Sobota, CSP - Industrial Hygienist
Maria Livingston - Hazardous Materials Technician Assistant
Jon Thomas, Jr., CHMM - Dangerous Goods Supervisor
Alfreda Dean - Hazardous Materials Technician
Ronald Robinson - Hazardous Materials Technician
Moses Chappell - Hazardous Materials Technician
Mobeen Ashraf - Hazardous Materials Technician
Perry Cooper, MS, CCHO - Associate Director, Occupational & Environmental Safety
Steve Lee - Industrial Hygienist
Terry Kellam - Occcupational Safety Officer
Peter Gillam - Research Safety Specialist