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Workplace Safety

Contact Us

For general information on occupational safety and health topics, call us at (212) 815-1685 to see if a fact sheet or booklet is available.

If you have a safety and health problem at work, you should first contact the division union representative assigned to your location. Your DC 37 representative will contact us, and we will assign a safety staff person to investigate the alleged conditions or hazards.

List of Publications

The Occupational Safety and Health Department has published fact sheets, booklets and other written materials, including a special series on Safe Patient Handling for health care workers. For copies, click on the links below.


The last few months have been challenging for New York’s workers as we navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic and the re-opening phases. We want to hear from you.
DC 37 has partnered with @NYCOSH to survey our members for a more detailed look at how the pandemic impacted you and your family, what resources you relied on and which ones you would have found helpful. All responses are completely anonymous.
Please help us by completing this quick and important study that takes less than 10 minutes by SEPT. 18, here:

DC 37 was part of the long struggle for health care for 9/11 rescue and recovery workers, which ended in victory when President Obama signed the Zadroga Act.