Help & Staff Support

Help with safety and health issues is just a phone call away!

Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) Specialists are your first line of defense for safety and health matters at the workplace.  OSH Specialists can provide a wide array of safety and health services for CSEA local and units including:

  • Work place inspections and audits.
  • Provide technical assistance for local and unit officers.
  • Evaluate and interpret testing and lab results.
  • Provide recommendations and guidance on safety and health issues for labor management and safety & health committee meetings.
  • Provide education and training for local, unit and regional meetings and events.

CSEA has OSH Specialists across the state to address local and unit safety and health concerns.  OSH Specialist are assigned to geographic areas by county; to determine who is your OSH Specialist select which part of the state you work in:

Central New York: Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Delaware, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, St. Lawrence, Schuyler, Seneca, Tioga and Tompkins counties.  The OSH Specialist for this area works out of the CSEA Region 5 office in Syracuse and can be reached at (315) 433-0050 or toll-free (800) 559-7975.

Down-State Area: New York City, Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties.  The OSH Specialist for this area works out of the CSEA Region 1 office in Commack and can be reached at (631) 462-0030.

Eastern New York: Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Greene, Montgomery, Orange, Putnam, Rensselear, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren and Washington counties.  The OSH Specialist for this area works out of the CSEA Region 4 office in Latham and can be reached at (518)782-4400 or toll-free (800) 874-7344.

Western New York: Allegany, Cattaragus, Chatauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates counties.  The OSH Specialist for this area works out of the CSEA Region 6 office in Buffalo and can be reached at (716) 691-6555 of toll-free (866)568-7734.