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Archive for July 2018

Meeting New NYC Training Requirements for Workers

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We’re past the halfway point of 2018, which means one important thing for construction employees: training certifications. 2017’s Local Law 196 has brought new requirements for building construction workers on large construction projects throughout the city. For 2018, this means that all workers must have 10 hours of OSHA safety training. In 2019, this requirement…

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Do NYC Construction Sites Need an Emergency Action Plan for Hurricane Season?

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OSHA has specific requirements for jobsite safety, including the development of site-specific emergency action plans. Hurricane action plans are a specific subset of emergency action plans, and these types of plans have become increasingly popular in the area following superstorms such as Hurricane Sandy. 2012’s Hurricane Sandy caused over $65 billion in damage, and much…

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Which NYC Dept. of Building Courses Should I Take?

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The NYC Department of Buildings has specific requirements for the training and certification of all workers within the construction field. Local Law 196 sets forth new safety training requirements for all employees at any large construction project. This new law includes the required completion of safety certification programs in New York, with a specific focus…

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Duties of an On Site Safety Manager

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With an ever-changing skyline, there’s no shortage of construction projects in New York City. Large construction sites are required to have an on site safety manager, and this type of job can pay well. Indeed job search reports an average income of $93,000 for on site safety managers, with many construction employees vying for this…

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