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The Risk Management Service is designed to assist local school districts in developing a comprehensive health and safety program.

 The service includes the development and coordination of occupational health and safety procedures, information and turnkey training to assist districts in understanding and complying with local, state and federal regulations. Technical assistance, model written program/plans, and consultation is included on an as-needed basis. Program participation may include, but is not limited to assist in the following areas:

  • Annual Fire Inspections Including Preliminary Inspections on New Construction
  • Asbestos 6-Month Surveillance
  • Asbestos Awareness Training Workshops
  • Asbestos Management and Emergency Response
  • Asbestos Removal (small projects)
  • Asbestos Sampling
  • Asbestos Triennial Inspections
  • Asbestos Update Workshops & LEA Designee Workshops
  • Building Level Emergency Plan Preparation
  • Community Emergency Plan Law
  • Disaster and Emergency Planning
  • District-Wide Emergency Plan Preparation
  • Emergency Management Plan Workshops
  • Floor Plan Generation and Updates
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal and Recycling
  • Indoor Air Quality/Environmental Monitoring
  • Inventory Control Management Services
  • Lead on Painted Surfaces Testing and Assessment
  • Light and Noise Assessment
  • Mold Sampling
  • Orange County Emergency Operations Center School Liaison for County-Wide Emergencies and FEMA Drills
  • PESH Regulations
  • Pesticide Safety/DEC Regulations
  • Petroleum Bulk Storage
  • Project Save
  • Radon Assessment Program
  • Right to Know/Hazard Communication
  • Science Program Chemical Inventories
  • SPDES Testing
  • Water Quality Assessment Program as Required by the Orange County Health Department and Analysis (provided by a NELAP certified laboratory)
  • Window/Door Caulk Sampling for Asbestos, Lead and PCBs

John F. DeGraw
Health & Safety Coordinator

53 Gibson Road, Goshen, NY, 10924
Phone: 845-781-4887
Fax: 845-291-0548