Cornell University

Workplace Health & Safety

237 Main Street, Suite 1200, Buffalo, 716-852-4191


ILR's Workplace Health and Safety Program was established to advance the knowledge and heighten the responsiveness to workplace issues and environmental concerns.  Evaluation, information, education, training and communication are cornerstones of programming developed by the Workplace Health and Safety professionals.  They are dedicated to protecting and securing the well-being and productivity of workers by recognizing, analyzing and controlling environmental hazards, as well as anticipating workplace issues.

A wide range of specialized industries and organizations benefit from our professional education, accreditation and training.  Scientific and technical expertise applied to work environment issues of business and labor include:

  • Aging Workforce
  • Biological Hazards (including infectious diseases and allergies)
  • Chemical Hazards
  • Communication Skills for Health and Safety
  • Composting hazards
  • Confined Space
  • Cosmetology
  • Crisis Planning and Communication
  • Ergonomics  
  • Health and Safety Committees 
  • Hazard Analysis Techniques
  • Hazard Evaluation and Control
  • Hazard communication/Right-to-Know
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Interest-Based Problem-Solving and Conflict Resolution
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Labor Studies Courses
  • Lead-Based Paint
  • Lockout Tagout (control of hazardous energy)
  • Maintenance and Custodial Hazards
  • Metalworking Fluids
  • OSHAct, Regulations, and Current Issues
  • Occupational Stress
  • Reproductive Hazards
  • Techniques for Health and Safety Issues
  • Thermal Stress (Heat Stress, Cold Stress)
  • Training and Train the Trainer Skills  
  • Water and Wastewater Hazards
  • Women and Work
  • Workplace Violence Prevention
  • Young Workers