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Muhammad Akram

Assistant Professor at Columbia University Medical Center of Environmental Health Sciences
School: 
Public Health
Department: 
Environmental Health Sciences
Email: 
ma102@columbia.edu
Appointments
  • Director of Occupational Safety, Department of Environmental Health and Safety
Biography

Dr. Akram develops and implements a variety of health and safety programs, including laboratory safety and chemical hygiene, respiratory protection, hazard communication, formaldehyde exposure control, laser safety and hearing conservation. He also provides campus-wide training in various safety and health disciplines. As a University Ergonomist he is responsible for staff education and training, as well as ergonomic assessments. He conduct risk assessments, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) investigations, noise and other physical agents monitoring, conducting exposure monitoring for OSHA regulated substances, such as formaldehyde, ethylene oxide, etc. Before joining Columbia, he worked at Rutgers University, NYS Department of Labor, enforcing health and safety regulations and implementing NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) regulations.

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