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.
The Hazard Abatement Board (HAB) met on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of awarding its Occupational Safety and Health Training grants for the 2020-2021 program year. Due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order suspending the Open Meetings Law, the meeting was held remotely via video conference.
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Members of the Hazard Abatement Board
- Robert F. Gollnick, Member
- Ann Marie Taliercio, Member
- Franklin Mirer, PhD, CIH, Member