Education


Teachers, school administrators and support staff at schools and colleges can be at risk for a range of occupational illnesses and injuries from communicable diseases;ergonomic hazards; construction hazards when buildings are undergoing renovation or repair; workplace violence; poor indoor air quality;and exposure to pesticides or mold.


Education Hazards, General:


Workplace Safety and Health, New York State United Teachers

Safety and Health, United Federation of Teachers

Health and Safety in the Workplace, American Federation of Teachers

Healthy Schools Network

NIOSH Safety Checklist Programs for Schools

NJEA Health and Safety




School Facility Hazards:


Legal Requirements for School Facilities, NYCOSH

Indoor Air Quality, Tools for Schools Program, EPA

New Jersey Healthy School Facility Environments

EPA Healthy School Environment Resources

National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities



School Laboratory Hazards:


Laboratory Hazards Resources


School Chemistry Laboratory Safety Guide, NIOSH

 

 

PCBs

Presentation of Robert Herrick, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, at May 8, 2012 Community/Labor Workshop, NYCOSH 2012 Safety and Health Series

Presentation of Chris Proctor and Ed Olmsted, Safety and Health Department, United Federation of Teachers, at May 8, 2012 Community/Labor Workshop, NYCOSH 2012 Safety and Health Series.

Presentation of John Gorman, Chief of the Pesticides and Toxic Substances Branch, EPA Region 2, on behalf of Judith Enck, Regional Administrator, EPA Region 2, at May 8, 2012 Community/Labor Workshop, NYCOSH 2012 Safety and Health Series.

 

 

Workplace Violence:

Workplace Violence Resources

Initiatives
NYCOSH Offices:

New York City
61 Broadway - Suite 1710
NY, NY 10006
212-227-6440
(Fax) 212-227-9854

Long Island
150 Motor Parkway - Suite 306
Hauppauge, NY 11788
631-435-1857/1865
(Fax) 631-435-1893