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Occupational Health and Safety

Programs that promote safe and healthy work environments which protect working people from illness and injury and ensure that risks to health and safety in the workplace (such as exposure to toxic chemicals, biological agents, excessive noise or vibration levels, ionizing radiation, mechanical dangers, heat, cold, work-related stress or unsanitary conditions) are identified and assessed, then eliminated or controlled. Activities may include occupational illness and injury surveillance studies; enforcement of laws that establish health and safety standards for the workplace which seek to eliminate or minimize the incidence of employment-related personal illness, injury or death of workers; education programs and consultation services for employers and employees that address overall health and safety issues as well as specific workplace risk factors; and development and implementation of effective on-site workplace health and safety programs which include policies and procedures, instruction and supervision of workers, reporting and investigation of incidents, workplace inspections, and strong management support and worker participation.

Found 6 resources (displaying 6)

Thru: Finger Lakes Occupational Health Services/University of Rochester/UR Medicine

Eligibility:
Persons injured or illness from workplace. Accepts workers' compensation insurance.
Languages:
Translation services available.
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Finger Lakes Occupational Health Services

400 White Spruce Blvd
Suite B
Rochester, NY

Thru: Brighton Fire Department

Eligibility:
None.
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Brighton Fire Department

3100 East Avenue
Rochester, NY

Hours:
24 hours.

Thru: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Eligibility:
None.
Languages:
Spanish

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA

Hours:
M-F 8:00AM-8:00PM.

Thru: American Red Cross of Greater Rochester

Eligibility:
Some individual programs require specific knowledge and skills as prerequisite. Successful completion of elementary courses required in order to take more advanced courses.
Languages:
American Sign Language, Spanish. Call for information.
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American Red Cross of Greater Rochester

825 John Street
West Henrietta, NY

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