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Programs that promote safe and healthy work environments which protect working people from illness and injury and ensure that risks to health and safety in the workplace (such as exposure to toxic chemicals, biological agents, excessive noise or vibration levels, ionizing radiation, mechanical dangers, heat, cold, work-related stress or unsanitary conditions) are identified and assessed, then eliminated or controlled. Activities may include occupational illness and injury surveillance studies; enforcement of laws that establish health and safety standards for the workplace which seek to eliminate or minimize the incidence of employment-related personal illness, injury or death of workers; education programs and consultation services for employers and employees that address overall health and safety issues as well as specific workplace risk factors; and development and implementation of effective on-site workplace health and safety programs which include policies and procedures, instruction and supervision of workers, reporting and investigation of incidents, workplace inspections, and strong management support and worker participation.

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BUREAU OF PUBLIC HEALTH PROTECTION-RADIATION CONTROL UNITInspects X-ray equipment, including mammography equipment, in hospitals, dental and physician's offices. In addition to monitoring equipment, air and water samples are taken to determine consistency with background radiation. Conducts environmental assessments at dwellings of lead poisoned children.SuffolkBUREAU OF PUBLIC HEALTH PROTECTION-RADIATION CONTROL UNITSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH
DEPARTMENT OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINEOffers consultation, research on disease prevention and health promotion programs, evaluation and treatment of individuals, workplace evaluations, education, health studies and assessment services for employees and employers. Divisions within the department include: Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Division of Epidemiology/Preventive Medicine Research which coordinates Center for Eye Disease Studies Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine-Travel Medicine Services, and the Women's Health Initiative, part of the Stony Brook Clinical Center. Call for more Information.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINESTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
GLADYS BROOKS MEDICAL VILLAGEProvides physicians and other health care practitioners with office space, equipment, and support staff at reasonable fees and with highly flexible hours. Functions with the purpose of making providers of medical specialities accessible locally. Currently offers services of specialists in nephrology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general surgery, laproscopic surgery and nutrition. Also provides a neo-natal clinic.SuffolkGLADYS BROOKS MEDICAL VILLAGESTONY BROOK EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL
LEED® GREEN ASSOCIATEOffers a course in partnership with the US Green Building Council Long Island Chapter, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) accreditation distinguishes building professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED certification process. LEED® Green Associates have demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles and the LEED Rating System. Topics covered include: Intro, Water, and Innovation in Design (D); Location and Transportation (LT); Sustainable Sites (SS); Integrative Process; Energy and Atmosphere (EA) - Part of Materials and Resources (MR); Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) -MR, Part 2; and, Review - Practice Exam. The LEED® Green Associate credential demonstrates a solid and current foundation in green building principles and practices. LEED® Green Associates enjoy a broad understanding of sustainability that bolsters their careers and enhances their lives. The LEED® Green Associate credential denotes basic knowledge of green design, construction and operations. Professions that may be interested in the LEED® Green Associate include marketers to lawyers, landscape architects to education professionals, and product manufacturers to policymakers, as well as professions in real estate, planning, manufacturing, leasing, sales, and those new to green building. Students will be provided with a copy of all study materials. LEED® Green Associates earn their credential by passing a computer-based exam. The exam fee is additional. Call for more detailed information.   NassauLEED® GREEN ASSOCIATENASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFICE OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND LIFELONG LEARNING
LONG ISLAND AREA OFFICEWorks to ensure worker safety and health through worksite enforcement, education and compliance assistance, and cooperative and voluntary programs. To report unsafe working conditions or Safety and Health violations contact the OSHA office nearest to you or call the toll free number listed below.NassauLONG ISLAND AREA OFFICEOCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (OSHA)-LONG ISLAND OFFICE
MOUNT SINAI CENTER FOR OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINEThe World Trade Center Health Program is a comprehensive medical evaluation program to provide free and confidential medical exams, referrals for medical care, and occupational health education for more than 12,000 workers and volunteers who provided Rescue, Recovery, Debris Removal and Sifting, and Restoration of Vital Support Services at the WTC and Staten Island Landfill sites. The Program is coordinated by The Mount Sinai Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, in partnership with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with medical examinations and related services performed by a consortium of occupational medical providers. Long Island screenings will take place at SUNY Stony Brook/LI Occupational and Environmental Health Center with exam sites in various Nassau and Suffolk locations.MOUNT SINAI CENTER FOR OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINEMOUNT SINAI CENTER FOR OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE
OSHA TRAINING COURSEOffers the OSHA 510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards For Construction Industry course. This course for private sector personnel covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA construction standards. Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide. Upon successful course completion, the student will receive a certificate of completion. Call for more detailed information.NassauOSHA TRAINING COURSENASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFICE OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND LIFELONG LEARNING
THE TRAINING SOURCEOffers services to improve your company's productivity with customized employee training at your site or ours. The Training Source at Western Suffolk BOCES offers: Customized training to improve employee skills, competitively priced classes, instructors with business and academic backgrounds, convenient locations at your site or a BOCES center, daytime or evening classes, free consultation of your training needs and a databank of well-trained job seekers. Call to discuss the education and training needs of your employees. Sample training offerings include: Computer Training; Health & Safety; Online Training; Professional Development; Technical-Industry Specific and Workplace Literacy. Call for more detailed information regarding the needs of your company.SuffolkTHE TRAINING SOURCEWILSON TECHNOLOGICAL CENTER

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