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 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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Members of the Hazard Abatement Board
- Robert F. Gollnick, Member
- Ann Marie Taliercio, Member
- Franklin Mirer, PhD, CIH, Member
- Grace N. Sembajwe, ScD, MSc, CIH