What's New

Welcome to the team Adam Kozina!

EH&S welcomes Adam Kozina in his new role as Fire Safety Systems Coordinator. Adam has been with Binghamton University since 2012 and has experience in public safety, FEMA Incident Command, and customer service. He received both his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees from BU. Adam can be reached at 7-2211.

Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Alarms Due to Risk of Failure Alert

Hazard: The smoke alarm and the combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarm can fail to alert consumers to a fire. Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement alarm.  Consumers should keep using the recalled alarms until they install replacement alarms. For More Info: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Kidde-Recalls-TruSense-Smoke-and-Combination-Smoke-Carbon-Monoxide-Alarms-Due-to-Risk-of-Failure-to-Alert-Consumers-to-a-Fire 

Changes to Crowd Manager Program Requirements

As of May 12, 2020 the requirements for use of crowd managers at events will change. Crowd managers will now be required for indoor events with greater than 500 attendees (down from 1000). The ratio remains the same, 1 crowd manager for every 250 attendees.

For outdoor events, the number is 1000 attendees with the same 1:250 ratio.

President Stenger Thanks Essential Employees

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety has maintained staffing of at least 50% throughout this pandemic. We have been keeping the labs safe, responding to fire alarms, staffing the COVID Testing site, and providing ergonomic and safety guidance to employees telecommuting and continuing to work on campus. You can view President Stenger's thank you video on Youtube.