The On-Site Consultation Program is a resource for safety and health issues that is free to businesses. The US Department of Labor and NYS Department of Labor fund this program.* It helps employers provide a safe and healthful workplace for their employees through professional occupational safety and health assistance.
The cost associated with a workplace injury can be staggering. There are both direct and indirect costs to the employer. These costs include loss of productivity, loss of staff, training costs, and staff turnover. Yet, employers can prevent this from happening. Each year the On-Site Consultation Program staff help hundreds of businesses across the state by providing cost-effective solutions to safety and health issues.
Why should an employer consider using the On-Site Consultation Program?
There are additional benefits of the Consultation Program to the employer as well. This program can help to:
The services offered include:
The Onsite Consultation Program's safety and industrial hygiene professionals who perform these consultations:
Training Programs available for Businesses after completion of an initial hazard survey include:
In fact, we now offer more than 30 free courses to help educate employers and their workers. A current copy of our Training Course Catalogue as well as other On-Site Consultation reference material can be viewed on the On-Site Consultation Reference Material page.
For details, contact [email protected].
Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP)
This program is open to employers who:
The SHARP program qualifies employers for up to a three-year exemption from a general scheduled OSHA inspection. Employers who qualify can also take part in our SHARP developmental program. This makes employers eligible for an OSHA inspection deferral as they work towards becoming a New York State Department of Labor SHARP employer. A current list of participating businesses may be viewed on the OSHA SHARP webpage.
For details on SHARP, contact [email protected].
If you want to provide a safer workplace for your employees, call the Consultation Program office in your area and get started on a safer worksite today.
|Garden City||(516) 228-3959|
|New York City||(212) 775-3526|
|White Plains||(914) 997-9511|
More Safety & Health Information
For details on how to comply with federal regulations, contact the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) website at http://www.osha.gov/.
* The NYS On-Site Consultation Program is 90% funded with $3,776,900 of federal funds.
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