Safety & Risk Management


CO-SER 617.000

This service provides comprehensive environmental/occupational health and safety consulting services to participating component school districts. The program’s health & safety professionals are available to help districts comply with federal, state and local regulations and act as liaison to regulatory agencies and environmental contractors


•     ADAAG Compliance Surveys 

AED Compliance

•     Public Access Defibrillator (PAD)
      Program Compliance
•     Inspections & Maintenance
•     Software Updates 


•     AHERA Inspections & Surveillances
•     AHERA Management Plan
      Development & Updates
•     Asbestos Abatement Project Guidance
•     Asbestos Abatement Project
•     Monitoring & Air Clearances
•     Asbestos Bulk Sampling for Analysis
•     Asbestos Air Sampling for Analysis
•     Asbestos Awareness Training
      for Employees


•     Lead Paint & Materials Sampling
      for Analysis


•    Materials & Soil Sampling
     for Analysis


•    Potable Water Systems Sampling
      for Analysis



•     Asbestos Awareness
•     Blood Borne Pathogens
•     Confined Space
•     HazCom-Right to Know
•     Lock-out/Tag-out
•     Personal Protective Equipment


•     Annual Fire Safety Inspections
•     Annual Visual Inspections
•     AED monthly & Yearly Inspections
•     Laboratory Inspections

Chemical Inventory & Identification

Confined Space Identification & Evaluation

Hazardous Materials Management & Disposal

Medical Waste Management & Disposal

Industrial Hygiene

•     Air Quality Monitoring
•     Ergonomic Studies
•     Indoor Air Quality Studies
•     Radon Monitoring
•     Respirator Fit Testing
•     Ventilation Assessments
•     Infrared Photometry 

New York State Building & Fire Code


  • Annual Fire Inspections
  • Information & Technical Assistance





Safety & Risk Management Technician

CO-SER 617.010

This service provides participating component school districts with environmental/occupational health and safety field services that include required inspections and trainings, hazardous materials management and indoor air quality monitoring.

Indoor Air Quality

CO-SER 617.070

This service provides participating component school districts with monitoring, sampling and analysis of indoor air quality parameters to ensure a healthy learning environment. Services include ventilation assessment, asbestos, mold, radon and particulate sampling, moisture intrusion mitigation and building envelope assessment.


For more information:

Brian Colandrea
Safety Coordinator
5 BOCES Road
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
v: 845.486.8087
f: 845.486.4818