Get Technical Assistance

NYCOSH is always on call. Every year, NYCOSH responds to approximately a thousand calls from workers, employers, unions and community organizations needing technical assistance to identify, evaluate, eliminate or control job hazards in a variety of industries.

NYCOSH’s expert staff – which includes an industrial hygienist and five safety and health specialists – responds directly to these calls. NYCOSH staff members serve as a resource by staying current on the latest developments in occupational safety and health, best practices, and any changes in federal or state regulations or laws.

To request technical assistance, please call NYCOSH at 212-227-6440 and ask for the staff member you are trying to reach or press 5 for a listing to reach the staff member listed for the hazard or issue you are concerned about:

Infectious diseases, workplace violence, computer use, ergonomics:

Safety and Health Specialist Susan McQuade

Workers’ compensation, emergency response, indoor air quality:

Safety and Health Specialist Max Neuberger

Asbestos, lead, World Trade Center related environmental issues:

Industrial Hygienist Dave Newman

Safety hazards, toxic chemicals, construction hazards:

Safety and Health Specialist Tony Straka

Your rights under OSHA, issues related to low-wage or immigrant workers:

Safety and Health Specialist Luzdary Giraldo

Workplace safety and health issues on Long Island, safe patient handling:

Safety and Health Specialist David Pratt

Other issues or concerns not listed here:

Associate Director Maureen LaMar

NYCOSH Offices:

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

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