The City’s Domestic Violence Hotline provides safety planning, referrals, and connections to emergency housing for victims of domestic violence. This assistance is available to both male and female victims. The hotline provides assistance in over 150 languages.
One of the fundamental missions of the New York City Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of New York City residents and visitors through fire safety education programs. Their strategy to reduce fire deaths and injuries is to focus on prevention by identifying and rectifying unsafe behaviors.
The mission of the Crime Prevention Section is to provide crime deterrent services and programs to the citizens and businesses within the City of New York. Included in this endeavor are programs consisting of informative lectures, crime reduction programs, and outreach initiatives. These complimentary services not only assist in the suppression of crime but also minimize the fear and negative perception associated with crime through a working partnership between the police and the community.
This report will discuss the statistics on gun-related violence as well as the practicality of gun safety measures, in an attempt to move towards an approach that will protect rights while also protecting the safety of the public.
The Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, in partnership with Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled (BCID), American Institute of Architects NY (AIA NY), Age-Friendly NYC, and The New York Academy of Medicine, launched the Access-Friendly NYC initiative in February of 2015 to improve accessibility in New York City public buildings.
TheUnited States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)is responsible for administering the OSHA Act, which ensures safe and healthy working conditions in all private industries in New York State. If you believe that a “violation of a safety or health standard exists,” you may file a complaint with OSHA to request an inspection. Visit the website to learn more about OSHA including how to obtain a complaint form, and when an employee is required to provide personal protective equipment at no cost to the employee.