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Otsego Northern Catskills



NYS Department of Labor & OSHA

NYS Department of Labor / Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The Safety and Risk Management Service can assist your school district with workplace safety mandates from the Federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration and The NYS Department of Labor including: 
  • Asbestos (OSHA Regulations and NYS Code Rule 56)
  • Controls of Hazardous Energy (Lockout -Tagout)
  • Ergonomics and Back Safety
  • Hazard Communication and Right-to-Know
  • Hazardous Materials Handling and Waste Disposal
  • Lead During Construction
  • Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
  • OSHA Record keeping and Injury/Illness Logs
  • Permit Required Confined Spaces/Confined Spac          
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Respiratory Protection Program
  • Science Laboratory Safety
  • Other OSHA General & Construction Industry Standards
The Public Employee Safety and Health Bureau (PESH) was created in 1980 under the PESH Act to provide occupational safety and health protection to all public sector employees at the state and local level. PESH enforces all safety and health standards promulgated under the United States Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). Public sector employers include State, County, Town, Village governments, Public Authorities, School Districts, Paid and Volunteer Fire Departments. PESH responds to fatalities or multiple hospitalizations of public employees, complaints from public employees or their representatives, and also conducts programmed inspections of public employer work sites, and provides technical assistance during times of a statewide emergency.

Albany-Schoharie and Greene Counties: 518-457-5545
Binghamton-Delaware and Otsego Counties: 607-721-8211

Related Links

Department of Labor, including PESH (Public Employee Safety and Health) Office
New York State Public Employee Safety and Health
New York State Division of State Police