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New York City

We guide our clients through setting up lab space, creating and implementing workplace safety, and assuring agency inspections go smoothly.

New York City

We guide our clients through setting up lab space, creating and implementing workplace safety, and assuring agency inspections go smoothly.

New York City is a burgeoning life science sector, with unique needs and regulations.

30+ years of experience
in specialized life science lab-based safety

We are scientists too
we understand what you do and how you do it

Trusted by over 900 firms
in the life science and technology industry

Safety Partners creates and implements EHS programs for science and technology companies working with hazardous materials and processes and for the buildings in which they operate. We have the depth of 30+ years, 900 clients, and 650,000+ hours – our EHS practice is fine-tuned. 

Born and bred in the cradle of the bio-pharma industry, Cambridge, Massachusetts, we brought our expertise to NYC’s life science companies, incubators, and multi-tenant building owners.  

Our team of scientists-turned-EHS professionals understands the unique requirements of the NYC ecosystem. We are doing our part to assure the ongoing success of life sciences in NYC. 

Here is what we offer in NYC:

We free you from the burden of managing complex and evolving regulations. Safety Partners manages it all—from completing applications and corresponding with the appropriate regulatory agencies through developing comprehensive safety manuals and procedures.

Areas of Expertise Include

Chemical Safety & Hazardous Material Reporting
Controlled Substances
Biosafety, rDNA and Institutional Biosafety Committees (IBC)

Important to Consider in NYC

Permits & Related Compliance

Application, communications with agencies, inspection readiness

FDNY permits, variances, and Certificates of Fitness

EPA site identification number

Wastewater discharge compliance

Department of Conservation waste compliance

Department of Health permits and licenses

Emergency Preparedness 

Emergency action plan 

NY Hero Act


Permit closeouts and amendments

Lease review & surrender documentation

Facility decontamination 


Multi-Tenant Building Owner Considerations

Building owner vs. tenant responsibilities

Common area policies and procedures

Hazard communication for building personnel

Community Right-to-Know (RTK)

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regulates storage, use and handling of hazardous substances

Additional requirements for extreme weather conditions

Annual reporting and inspections

EHS Program Development and Implementation

We are your resident expert and voice for workplace safety and compliance that keeps pace with your growth. Proactively minimize workplace risk and boost employee productivity with fully comprehensive and compliant programs.

Biosafety & Chemical Safety
Machine Shop

Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management and Worker Health and Safety

All organizations working with hazardous materials and processes require a company-specific EHS program – this is critical to employee safety and compliance.
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for hazardous materials and processes
  • Biological risk assessments to align work with biosafety practices
  • Routine safety equipment inspections
  • In-house policies and procedures
  • PPE assessments
  • Shipping/Receiving – Department of Transportation (DOT) and International Air Transport Association (IATA) compliance
  • Regulated Medical Waste (Biowaste) storage, recordkeeping and annual DSNY reporting
  • Recombinant DNA (rDNA) project compliance


We bring expertise on life science industry standards for building core and shell as well as overall EHS design of tenant space.

Safety Partners works with the major science and technology real estate developers in New York City to provide insight into design and planning of multi-tenant lab buildings that makes permitting easier and gives tenants what they expect.


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