St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Building Futures - Creating Meaningful Lives

Health & Safety Program (Safety Risk Management)

This service assists local school districts in coordinating and implementing a Health-Risk Management program to comply with state and federal regulations.  Examples of compliance issues include: asbestos, radon, lead, OSHA, hazardous waste disposal, indoor air quality and a safe school environment for students and staff members.  Assistance is also available with emergency plans, safety plans, training and fingerprinting. This service is a cross contract with Jeff-Lewis BOCES. 
Through our cross contract, the Jefferson Lewis BOCES Safety Department provides environmental and occupational safety guidance to school districts. We offer a comprehensive safety program dedicated to minimize hazards and unsafe practices. We assist districts in understanding , interpreting and complying with state and federal laws that pertain to schools. We are committed to providing the highest level of compliance and training. Listed are some of the areas that we assist districts with.
  • Fire and Building Inspections
  • Asbestos Inspections and LEA Training
  • OSHA and PESH regulations concerning Worker Safety
  • EPA and DEC regulations concerning Environmental Safety
  • Chemical Hygiene Training
  • Required Chemical and Blood Borne Pathogen Training
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Respirator Protection Planning
  • Written Safety Plans
  • Job Hazard Assessment
  • Personal Protective Equipment Training
  • Fire Safety Training
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Petroleum Storage Tank Assistance
  • Automatic External Defibrillator Compliance
  • Violence Intervention and Prevention Workshops
  • Fingerprinting service
  • Regulatory updates
Additional Services Available
  • Indoor Mold Testing
  • Radon Testing
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • Electronics and Bulb Disposal


St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES
Educational Services Center
P.O. Box 231 - 40 W. Main Street
Canton, NY 13617
(315) 386-4504
Fax: (315) 386-4504

Director of Financial Affairs
Nicole Ashley 
Ext. 10172

Health and Safety Coordinator 
Jefferson-Lewis BOCES
John Warneck