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Workplace Security: New York

Workplace Security requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Leanne Coffman, The Safety Training Solution LLC.


  • New York has adopted a definition of a trade secret, which differs from the Uniform Trade Secret Act. See Trade Secrets.
  • New York has a data breach notification law. See Data Breaches.
  • The New York State Human Rights Law includes victims of domestic violence as a protected class. See Domestic Violence.
  • Comprehensive fire prevention and emergency action plans may be required in some parts of the State. See Emergency Plans and Emergency Closings.
  • New York City has requirements pertaining to emergency action plans. See Local Requirements.