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October 14, 2004
CONTACT: Jette Englund
Office of University Relations
908-737-NEWS (6397)

Kean University Hosts Second Annual
Environmental Health and Safety Fair

UNION, N.J. ––Kean University will host its Second Annual Environmental Health and Safety Fair
on Thursday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Center, 1000 Morris Avenue in Union, N.J. The fair will increase the awareness in topics such as health, safety, environmental issues, as well as educate on fire safety.

Organizing this event is Sheryl M. Fornoff, environmental program specialist/health and safety officer for the University. She is charged with keeping the campus safe and in compliance with all state and federal environmental regulations, as well as overseeing all the training required for the staff of the Office of Facilities and Campus Planning.

Presenters include American Cancer Society; United States Department of Transportation - Hazmat Safety; Disposal Consultant Services, Inc.; Nuskin/Pharmanex; Dr. Monica Gonzalez Chiropractic;
NAETI – National Asbestos & Environmental Training Institute; Kean University Health Services; Zee Medical; American Industrial Hygiene Association - New Jersey Chapter; Department of Nursing; Campus Police, Department of Public Safety; New Jersey Chapter of American Society of Safety Engineers; Schering Plough Corporation - Fire and Environmental Health and Safety Officials; Sanford Brown Institute (Massage); Viking Termite and Pest Control, Inc.; Haztek, Inc.; Kean University Cougar Care Club; Simplex Grinell; Hillmann Environmental Group; Union County Emergency Management; New Jersey Organ and Tissue Sharing Network; Prevention Links; New York/New Jersey Baykeeper; Union Fire Department; New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection; American Red Cross; Maribell Safety and Health Institute; Touchstone Chiropractic; Ortho Pharmaceutical; Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Rahway; Public Employee Occupational Safety and Health - PEOSH - Department of Health and Senior Services; Occupational Safety and Health Administration – OSHA; and United States Department of Labor – OSHA.

“Having the opportunity to bring in all these agencies and groups for such a large gathering of educational sources is a great opportunity for the community to be educated and informed,” said Fornoff. “It is my hope that this year’s event will be as great a success as last year’s.”

For more information about the fair, please contact Sheryl Fornoff at (908) 737-5011, at, or visit