Safety and Risk Management

"For every month school is in session, K-12 students are required to receive 45 minutes of arson and fire prevention education."


Our Mission Statement

"To provide safe environments for school personnel and students through school and community partnerships, continued communication with school districts, state and regional agencies and by providing educational awareness programs in health, life and safety"


Safety Risk Management

Joshua M. Reiss

Safety Risk Officer/Program Coordinator

Phone: 607-441-5340 

Cell: 607-435-4534

Fax: 607-441-5342


“What is Safety/Risk?”

The Safety/Risk program assists participating districts in areas of life, health and safety issues as well as assisting in understanding, interpreting and complying with federal and state regulations that are applicable to the schools in all areas of safety and risk management.

Safety Risk Service Guide   

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605 CoSer Service Plan includes guidance with the following:


We also offer services and training options upon request, as well as Student Safety Training Programs.

The Safety/Risk Advisory Committee consists of a variety of school superintendents, school business officials, transportation and buildings and grounds supervisors from participating school districts. The committee meets four times a year.

Our Safety/Risk program is staffed with a full-time Safety/Risk Officer who holds NYS Department of Health Asbestos Inspector/ Management Planner certification, New York State Building Codes certification as well as an American Red Cross Instructor for Basic First Aid, AED and CPR for adult, child and infant.

Our contact information below will assist you in reaching us!

Joshua M. Reiss- Safety-Risk Officer/Program Coordinator  ~  Phone 607-435-4534

Nicole Couse - Safety-Risk Keyboard Specialist  ~  Phone 607-441-5340