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Dept. of Building Courses

These training courses target construction professionals working on construction jobsites in New York City. Department of Building courses review DOB safety requirements as promulgated by Building Code Chapter 33. Through the United Safety Academy, The Safety Group offers various NYC Department of Building safety certification programs from our seasoned industry professionals at our training centers. We are a DOB approved course provider and we offer concrete courses, cranes and derrick courses, safety courses, and scaffold courses. All site safety managers and site safety coordinators are required to successfully complete the necessary courses that their job entails.

Concrete Courses

Concrete safety manager and refresher courses are available through The Safety Group and they include a comprehensive review of Chapter 33 and the rules that pertain to public protection for the city of New York. During these courses, individuals will be exposed to the hazards of working in New York City and the specific work practices that are necessary for concrete construction in this area. Learning the proper safety measures for your jobsite is extremely important in the construction industry.

Cranes and Derrick Courses

The cranes and derrick courses include training for a mast climber user and operator, a rigging worker and supervisor, a master rigger, a climber/tower rigger crane, and a hoisting machine operator. All courses will tackle DOB policies and regulations as well as learn the industry best practices. During a special rigger course, students will learn the proper procedures for crane assembly/disassembly, crane inspection, crane operator communication, how to prevent accidents with cranes and hoists and correct fall techniques.

Safety Courses

We offer site safety manager and coordinator courses to provide prospective candidates with safe job practices in New York City.  The main objective is to emphasize the importance of safety and protection of the public and workers on and around a construction jobsite. Our professional instructors, who are licensed Site Safety Managers, will discuss revisions to the Building Codes, show the necessary actions to perform to ensure public safety, teach accident prevention techniques, highlight the importance of maintaining logbooks, examine the roles of Site Safety Manager, Coordinator, and a Superintendent and much more.

Scaffold Courses

We offer numerous courses for scaffold users, installers, and removers. The courses go through the basic elements of supported scaffold safety and shows students the nature of supported scaffold hazards. We also help supervisors maintain sufficient safety discipline on suspended scaffold projects in New York City. All federal and NYC DOB regulations are addressed and taught during these courses and all students will learn the procedures and practices that a scaffold requires.

At The Safety Group, we pride ourselves on our commitment to teaching our students the best safety methods and procedures to increase protection in the construction workplace. All our training courses are in compliance with the Department of Buildings safety requirements in New York City and we offer a wide range of safety courses. Contact The Safety Group today for more information on which safety certification programs we offer and how to get started.