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Division of Safety and Health

The Division of Safety and Health (DOSH) is one of three divisions within the Worker Protection Bureau.  We make keeping New York’s workforce safe our number one priority. The DOSH umbrella of protection includes 10 Programs and a Licensing and Certification Unit.  We offer safety and health information and assistance to employers and employees.

Visit often for the latest information about safety and health programs.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the Safe Patient Handling Conference which is being held November 15-16, 2017, at the Albany Capital Center. For more information and to register, go to the NYS Zero Lift Task Force website.

The Office of General Services (OGS) offers online courses about Green Cleaning.  Find them on the OGS green cleaning web site.

Emergency Escape and Self Rescue Ropes and System Components for Firefighters - 12 NYCRR Section 800.7

Regulations relating to ski tows and other passenger tramways - Industrial Code Rule No. 32

On-Site Consultation Program offers occupational safety and health assistance to New York State private sector employers. For details on this free program, please contact

Asbestos Online Notifications Manual

Asbestos Information for Code Enforcement Official and Building Permit Applicants

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