The Office of Environmental Health and Safety’s Industrial Hygienist is Nicole Moskal.
To contact Nicole, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call extension x2281.
Below, you will find information on the programs managed by the Industrial Hygienist including Indoor Air Quality, Asbestos Management, & Right to Know.
Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions!
Right to Know
- Please visit our Right to Know webpage to learn more!
Indoor Air Quality (temperature, humidity, odors, and mold)
- The New Jersey Indoor Air Quality Program was established to ensure a healthy working environment for state workers during their normal working hours. The College of New Jersey has assigned Nicole Moskal as the industrial hygienist that will manage this program. The Industrial Hygienist is responsible for ensuring compliance with this program. Should you have any compliance questions or concerns, please email email@example.com or call extension x2281.
- For temperatures that are too hot or too cold within office spaces, please contact Facilities at x2353. The Indoor Air Program temperature range is 68-79 degrees F for office spaces during normal work hours.
- For humidity that is too high or too low within office spaces, please contact Facilities at x2353.
- For general cleaning concerns, please contact Building Services at x2353.
- For pest control, please submit an Online Work Order Request. For more information on pest control at TCNJ, please refer to the Pest Control dropdown under Services on Building Services’ homepage.
- To report nuisance odors, please contact Facilities at extension x2353. For all odors that are affecting health, please move to fresh air and contact the Industrial Hygienist at at (609)-771-2281. All odor complaints and concerns are shared with the Designated Person for compliance with the Indoor Air Quality Program. The Designated Person will coordinate with other areas on campus to ensure that the odor is alleviated.
- To report an indoor air quality concern, please contact the Office of Environmental Health and Safety at extension x2281 or (609)-771-2281 from a cell phone in fresh air. Indicate you are calling for an indoor air quality concern and ask to speak to a representative from the office. DO NOT EMAIL YOUR CONCERN AS IT MAY NOT BE RECEIVED OR RESPONDED TO IN A TIMELY FASHION. IF THE CONCERN IS RELATED TO AN ODOR THAT IS AFFECTING HEALTH, PLEASE MOVE TO FRESH AIR IMMEDIATELY AND CALL (609)-771-2281. The Designated Person or an office representative will work with persons requiring assistance with indoor air quality matters. The Office of Environmental Health and Safety normal business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
- For emergencies outside of normal business hours, please contact Campus Police at extension 2345 or (609) 771-2345 from a cell phone in fresh air.
- To report visible mold, please contact Facilities at extension 2353. Visible mold reporting is shared with the Designated Person who will coordinate with other areas on campus to ensure the visible mold is addressed and a source is ultimately corrected.
Preventing odors in buildings on campus
- All pest control complaints must be submitted through an Online Work Order Request.
- Do not use products from home, especially insect control products. To learn more about how the College’s pest control procedures, please refer to the Pest Control dropdown under Services on Building Services’ homepage.
Mold Prevention on campus
- Report all water leaks, no matter how small to Facilities Operations at extension 2353. Even if a leak was already reported to Facilities previously, the suspected source may have already been responded to and thought to be corrected, so reporting each time the leak occurs is useful information to Facilities. For emergency services after hours, please contact Campus Police at (609) 771-2345.
- If you see mold, please contact Facilities Operations at extension 2353 and indicate that you are seeing mold and report the suspected building issue (i.e. a wet ceiling tile is usually from a leak above the tile, etc.). The source of the problem will be addressed through Facilities Operations and cleaned by Building Services as necessary.
- If you are in a residence hall on campus please note that students are responsible for cleaning their own personal bathrooms. If you are experiencing a facilities-related problem, such as a lack of ventilation within a shower area, or a leaking sink, shower, or toilet, please contact Facilities Operations at extension 2353.
- Should you have a health concern associated with any mold or suspect mold inside a campus building, please contact the Industrial Hygienist. Please refer to the Indoor Air Quality website section for additional information as this is an indoor air quality concern.
- Projects to remove large areas of mold are completed through the College utilizing an environmental consultant and/or contractor. Should you have a question or concern related to a mold project, please contact the assigned Project Manager or the Industrial Hygienist.
- Asbestos is naturally occurring in the environment and was added into certain building products to make them last longer.
- Most building on campus constructed prior to 1980’s contain asbestos building materials. Asbestos containing building materials in good condition do not pose any health hazard. When these materials are disturbed is when the potential exists for releasing asbestos fibers to affect human health.
- In order to prevent exposure to asbestos materials, do not disturb building materials. If you are unsure if a building material is asbestos containing or not, please contact EHS prior to disturbing it or assuming that it is asbestos containing.
- Projects that disturb asbestos containing materials are highly regulated and all projects are coordinated through an asbestos team of a consultant and/or a contractor. Please contact the project’s Project Manager or the Industrial Hygienist with any questions or concerns related to an asbestos project on campus.
Lead Based Paint
- Lead based paint is a consideration for renovation, repair and painting for buildings constructed prior to the 1980’s.
- Lead based paint in good condition does not pose any human health hazard.
- Please report all water leaks to Facilities at extension 2353. Reporting water leaks will alleviate the potential situation of lead based paint surfaces from deteriorating. For after-hours reporting of active leaks, please contact Campus Police at (609) 771-2345.
- Do not disturb painted surfaces within College buildings. Please contact Facilities Operations at extension 2353 for any requested work disturbing painted surfaces in College buildings.
- Please contact the Industrial Hygienist with any questions or concerns related to lead based paint.
Drinking Water Quality
- Drinking water for the campus is supplied through the Trenton Water Works. The College does not treat the water that is supplied to the campus. Should you have a specific question or concern about the drinking water on campus, please contact Facilities Operations at extension x2353.