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Health-Safety-Risk Management

Jessica Kirby-Barnes – Supervisor
Steven Morrison
Phone: (518) 736-4380
FAX:     (518) 736-4382
Email: jbarnes@hfmboces.org

Denise Brower – Operations
Phone: (518) 736-4380
Email: dbrower@hfmboces.org

Health-Safety-Risk Management Services provide school districts with the tools and resources to maintain a safe and healthy environment, addressing health, safety and environmental issues as well as mandates in the schools.

The service can provide assistance related to:

  • Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Asbestos – OSHA & EPA
  • Automated External Defibrillators
  • Blood borne Pathogens
  • Chemical Inventory
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Emergency Management Planning
  • Ergonomics & Back Safety
  • Dignity for All Students
  • Fingerprinting
  • Fire & Building Codes
  • First Aid/CPR Training
  • Hazard Communication
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Lead
  • Lockout-Tagout
  • NYSED Capital Facilities
  • OSHA Compliance and OSHA Record Keeping
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Petroleum & Chemical Bulk Storage
  • Playground Safety and Inspection
  • Project SAVE
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Safety Committees
  • School Pesticide Notification
  • School Security/Violence Prevention
  • SED Comprehensive Building Safety
  • State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (DEC SPDES)
  • Underground Injection Control (EPA)
  • Water Quality and Testing

In-District Safety Specialist

In addition to basic program support, the optional in-district Safety Specialist is a Risk Management staff member who works in the district on a regular basis (i.e. one day per week) and provides hands-on, in-depth service.

Fire Systems Maintenance Service

(In cooperation with Questar BOCES)

Service involves three components: Fire Extinguisher Service; Fire Alarm System Testing and Cleaning; and Kitchen Hood Suppression System Inspection (NFPA standards)