Safety Office

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Safety Office promotes a safe and healthy environment through evaluating, training and overseeing compliance within the facility.

The Safety Office provides guidance and oversight by developing programs that allow Principal Investigators, researchers, staff and students to perform quality research while protecting them from potential hazards.

In addition, the Safety Office implements direct efforts toward compliance with health, safety and environmental laws and regulations within a responsible fiscal budget.

It is the Safety Office’s position that safety is the responsibility of everyone who participates in activities within the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research to ensure a safe work environment. The responsibility for maintaining a safe work environment falls on everyone and is the pinnacle of all work established at the Feinstein.

In support of this mission statement the Safety Office is committed to:

    • Evaluating and overseeing the facility’s compliance of health and safety programs, policies and procedures through inspections, audits and monitoring.
    • Working with research administration, laboratories and facilities services to identify health, safety and environmental hazards and non-compliance and assist in resolving those areas.
    • Providing technical services and expertise to the research community.
    • Encouraging an open atmosphere for ideas, suggestions and reporting for a safe and healthy work environment.
    • Serving as the Institute’s liaison with external regulatory agencies.
    • Promoting ethical and responsible practices to safeguard the environment and natural resources.
    • Demonstrating sound fiscal responsibility and management of budgetary resources.
    • Developing and implementing new programs to assure that the Feinstein Institute remains compliant with regulatory agencies and industry standards.
    • Maintaining required documentation to demonstrate regulatory compliance and responsible actions in health, safety and environmental affairs.
    • Assisting in emergency preparedness, response, and remediation activities.
    • Responding to and investigating environmental, health and safety concerns.

Contact the Safety Office

Miyuki Yoshida-Hay
Radiation Safety Officer
Phone: (516) 562-3895/2543
Email: myoshidahay@northwell.edu

Cade Register
Radiation Safety Specialist
Phone: (516) 562-3895/2543
Email: cregister@northwell.edu

Victor Poon
Facility Safety Associate
Phone: (516) 562-1178
Email: vpoon@northwell.edu