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Environmental Safety

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About Us

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.

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Our Services

  • 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/AgeNo Restriction?Training Required?Lifting Aids Required?Not Recommended
Male <500-40 lbs.41-60 lbs.61- 130 lbs.>130 lbs.
Male =>500-30 lbs.31-50 lbs.51-105 lbs.>105 lbs.
Female* <500-25 lbs.26-40 lbs.41-80 lbs.>80 lbs.
Female* =>500-20 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.

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Contact Us

For the Following Chemical or Environmental Safety Contact Information, see below:

Chemical Spills
Asthma Center5-4444
Provide Operator with:
 Your Name
 Your Location
 Your Phone Number
 What spilled

Hazardous Material Disposal Schedule
Johns Hopkins HospitalUse Waste Disposal form to schedule pick-up  
HomewoodThursdays * or Use Waste Disposal form to schedule pick-up10:30 - 11:30
1:00 - 2:00
Macaulay Hall Basement
School of Medicine
Biophy/Phys/PCTB/WBSB/HuntWednesdays or Use Waste Disposal form to schedule pick-up1:00 - 2:00WBSB 10th floor
Traylor/Ross/BRB/KKIWednesdays or Use Waste Disposal form to schedule pick-up2:30 - 3:30Traylor Ground Room G065B
Asthma & Allergy CenterUse Waste Disposal form to schedule pick-up  
Cancer Research Building IIWednesdays or Use Waste Disposal form to schedule pick-up9:00 - 10:00G26
Bloomberg School of HygieneUse Waste Disposal form to schedule pick-up  
QuestionsCall 410.955.5918

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 OdorsContact facility
Noxious OdorsIf feeling ill, go to:
JHMI (Occupational Injury Clinic)5-6433
Homewood (Occupational Health Services)6-0450
Otherwise call HSE
Asthma Center5-5918
Other odorsSend email detailing information to:

For the following services, contact at the number below:
  • Hazardous Material Registration
  • Exposure Monitoring
  • Chemical Hygiene/Laboratory Safety/Chemical Exposures
  • Shipping of Hazardous Materials
  • Ergonomics
  • Asbestos


Health, Safety & Environment is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

East Baltimore Campus
2024 E. Monument Street, Suite B-200
Baltimore, MD 21205
Office 410.955.5918
Fax 410.955.5929

Homewood Campus
3100 Wyman Park Drive, Suite G04
Baltimore, MD 21218
Office: 410.516.8798
Fax: 410.516.4314

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Our Staff

East Baltimore Campus

James A. Bukowski, MS, CIH, HEM - Assistant Director
Anita M. Stone, MS, CSHPA - Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Clifton W. Carter, HEM - Industrial Hygienist
Mark Sobota, HEM, CSP - Industrial Hygienist
Maria Livingston, HEM - Hazardous Materials Technician Assistant
Jon Thomas, Jr., CHMM, HEM - Dangerous Goods Specialist
Alfreda Dean, HEM - Hazardous Materials Technician

Ronald Robinson - Hazardous Materials Technician
Moses Chappell - Hazardous Materials Technician
Elliott Keith - Hazardous Materials Technician

Homewood Campus

Perry Cooper, MS, CCHO, HEM - Health, Safety, and Environmental Manager
Steve Lee, HEM - Industrial Hygienist
Terry Kellam, HEM - Occcupational Safety Officer
Daniel Kuespert - Associate Research Scientist

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Health, Safety, and Environment News and Announcements


Occupational Health - Johns Hopkins 2015-16 Flu Campaign Information (9/11/15)

Biological Safety - IRE (DURC) - (9/9/2015)

Updated Policy - HSE501 - Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan (4/3/2015)

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Safety - Crowd Manager new online training course (9/25/15)

DOT Training- Shipping Ebola Contaminated Waste (11/21/14)