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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Facilities Management & Development

Environmental Health & Safety

The Environmental Health & Safety Division services include:

  • Fire Alarm System - Inspection & Maintenance
  • Fire Suppression System - Inspection & Maintenance
  • Laboratory Safety Inspections
  • Waste Disposal Management
  • Hazardous Materials Abatement & Information
  • Employee Education & Training
  • Contractors On-board Training
  • Consultation, Assistance & Enforcement of Government Codes: The Joint Commission, OSHA, etc.

The Environmental Health & Safety provides consultation, response, training / education and enforcement of all governing codes including, but not limited to, JCAHO, OSHA, NFPA ( Fire Alarm/ Fire Suppression), as well as institutional policy on Right-to-Know. Services for hazardous materials management is also provided.


Laboratory Safety Training:

All laboratory personnel are required to complete the Laboratory Safety Training annually.

1. To view the training module, please click the Lab Safety Training link below.

2. After viewing the module, users must complete the comprehension quiz using the Lab Safety Quiz link below:

Management Team

Brian Pitt
Director of Environmental Health and Safety
(718) 270-1216

Patricia Turner

Assistant Director, Environmental Health & Safety


Jonathan Carrelli
Hazardous Waste Manager
(718) 221-5212

Angelica Sanchez
Safety Coordinator
(718) 270-3389

Wayne DeSouza
Life Safety Coordinator
(718) 270-4064

Cici Evans
Fire Extinguisher Inspector
(718) 270-2801

Office Fax: (718) 270-2894