Governing Law and Regulations
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
New York Department of Health (DOH)
U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 2
New York Department of Labor (DOL) Division of Safety and Health Public Employee Safety and Health
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. New York has adopted training requirements that are stricter than federal rules for asbestos abatement safety activities, drinking water treatment and distribution system operators, dry-cleaning facilities, gasoline dispensing facilities, medical waste facilities personnel, pesticide applicators, solid waste facilities, solid waste incinerator personnel, and wastewater treatment operators. See TABLE 1 for state-specific ...