Mercedes Dominique Courter, BS

Roles and Responsibilities

As the Health and Safety Specialist II, Mercedes is responsible for coordination and timely delivery of safety-related services and consultation to the University community across Morningside, Medical Center, Manhattanville, Lamont, Nevis, and University affiliates. Mercedes develops collaborative relationships with laboratory, facilities, administrative staff, and works with EH&S to ensure the effective implementation of safety programs addressing various hazards. Mercedes proactively develops and implements program goals and leads efforts to achieve such goals through continual program maintenance. Mercedes serves as the primary support to the senior leadership of the Occupational Safety Programs for University-, departmental- and program-wide activities, work group leadership, new staff onboarding, and operational matters related to Occupational Health & Safety for personnel and projects across all University campuses.