OSHA Safety & Health Training Courses in
Areas Serviced in New York
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Who Enforces the OSHA Regulations in New York State and New York City?
Worker safety for private companies in the state of New York is regulated by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The state of New York operates their own OSHA program; The Public Employee Safety and Health Bureau (PESH), exclusively for state and local (e.g.: municipal) employers.
OSHA Regulations and Standards in New York State and New York City:
Federally regulated employers located in New York and New York City are governed by the federal OSHA health and safety standards found in the 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). These include, but are not limited to, the OSHA general industry standards in 29CFR1910, maritime standards in 29CFR Parts 1915, 1917 and 1918, construction standards in 29CFR1926, and agricultural standards in 29CFR1928.
New York OSHA State Laws for the Construction Industry:
Chapter 282 of the Laws of 2007, codified as Labor Law 220-h took effect on July 18, 2008. The statute provides as follows: The advertised specifications for every contract for public work of $250,000.00 or more must contain a provision requiring that every worker employed in the performance of a public work contract shall be certified as having completed an OSHA 10 safety training course.
New York City OSHA Laws for the Construction Industry:
NYC Int. 790-A of Local Law 48 of 2008 requires ALL construction workers to complete an OSHA approved 10 hour course within in the previous 5 calendar years.
Both New York State law and New York City code require OSHA Outreach 10 hour cards for employees and OSHA Outreach 30 hour DOL cards for supervisors on most public construction job sites. The U.S. Department of Labor OSHA Outreach cards on our site are accepted throughout New York and NYC.
OSHA Jurisdiction in New York State and New York City:
Federal OSHA exercises jurisdiction over most private employers in New York and New York City. Federal employers in NY and NYC also operate under the jurisdiction of federal OSHA. There is one federal OSHA office located in New York and one Federal OSHA office located in New York City:
NYS Buffalo Area OSHA Office U. S. Dept. of Labor/OSHA 130 S. Elmwood Avenue, Suite 500 Buffalo, NY 14202 (716) 551-3053
New York City OSHA Office U. S. Dept. of Labor/OSHA 201 Varick Street, Room 670 New York, New York 10014 (212) 337-2378
The OSHA national emergency hotline telephone number is 1-800-321-OSHA or visit OSHA website at http://www.osha.gov/
The New York State Plan (PESH) applies to all public sector employers in the state, including: state, county, town, and village governments, as well as public authorities, school districts, and paid and volunteer fire departments.