Hazard Abatement Board


The NYS Hazard Abatement Board (HAB) awards grants for programs that provide occupational safety and health training for public entities, private businesses, labor organizations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and trade associations. Eligible programs must train and educate workers, supervisors and/or businesses and must promote workplace accident and injury prevention.

The Board also administers Capital Abatement Program grants to public entities. These grants cover 75% of the cost of capital projects necessary to correct workplace hazards cited by the Public Employee Safety and Health Bureau (PESH) or where recommended in a consultation report. Additionally, the Board may recommend safety and health standards in accordance with the State Labor Law.


2023 HAB Meeting Announcement

Please Read: The Hazard Abatement Board (HAB) will meet on March 20, 2023 at 10:30AM for the purpose of awarding its Occupational Safety and Health Training grants for the 2023-2024 program year. This meeting will be held in-person and via video conference at the below Albany, Syracuse, and New York City locations. Members of the public may attend at one of these locations or view the meeting via Zoom using the instructions provided below. The HAB meeting will recorded and posted on the New York State Department of Labor’s HAB webpage.

  • Albany
    • Harriman State Office Campus
      Building 12, Training Rooms A and B
      Albany, NY 12240
  • Syracuse
    • 960 James Street
      Syracuse, NY 13203
  • New York City
    • 250 Schermerhorn Street
      Brooklyn, NY 11201

*Please note: If attending the meeting in-person at one of the three locations above, you must notify [email protected] with a CC to [email protected] no later than 12:00PM on Wednesday, March 15, 2023.

Zoom Information:

Topic: 2023-2024 OSH T&E Awards Meeting
Time: Mar 20, 2023 10:30AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Meeting ID: 550 535 4641
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2022 Meeting

The Hazard Abatement Board (HAB) met on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 1:00PM for the purpose of awarding its Occupational Safety and Health Training grants for the 2022-2023 program year. Due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and pursuant to New York State Open Meetings Law, the meeting was held remotely via video conference.

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