Safety Department

Mission Statement:


It is the mission of the Schoharie County County Safety Department to foster and support a safe work environment for all village, town and county employees.

Accident Notification Forms:


Any accidents experienced by employees while at work should be reported by filling
out either of the following forms and emailing them to the County Safety Officer.
Accident Notification Form (PDF) or Accident Notification Form (Microsoft Word .DOC)

Safety Department Services

Goals and Objectives:

The goal of the Schoharie County County Safety Department is to establish and maintain comprehensive safety and health programs using proven program development guidelines.

Key Functional Areas of County Safety Department:

  • Safety Training, Education and Coordination
  • Safety Regulation and Compliance
  • Accident/Incident Investigation
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Emergency/Fire Evacuation Plan Development and Review
  • Compliance Resolution
  • Resource and Safety Library
  • Safety Program Development
  • Safety Porgrams:

    • Global Harmonization /Right To Know
    • First Responder Awareness Level (FRAL)
    • Work Zone /Flagger Safety
    • First Aid /CPR /AED
    • Workplace Violence
    • Emergency Evacuations
    • Lock Out / Tag Out
    • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Fall Protection

    Useful Links

    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) REGULATIONS
    Public Employees Safety and Health (PESH)
    Dig Safe New York

    Office Information

    Location: 2783 St. Rt. 7, Suite 1, Cobleskill, NY 12043
    Mailing Address: 2783 St. Rt. 7, Suite 1, Cobleskill, NY 12043
    Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
    Staff:
    County Safety Officer – Jay Belfiore 
    Main Phone Number: 518-295-2276
    Fax: 518-295-2277
    Jay’s Desk: 518-296-8606
    Jay’s Cell Phone: 518-491-0858
    E-mail