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Archive for August 2018

Asbestos Training in NYC

Yellow insulation. Asbestos is in older insulation, and it's important to understand how to handle it properly.

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that had widespread use in the construction industry as building insulation. Asbestos was hailed for its heat resistance, sound absorption, and strength. This made asbestos a common insulation material for buildings throughout the world. Unfortunately, exposure to asbestos particles, particularly during removal of insulation, can result in mesothelioma, lung…

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Everyday NYC Construction Safety Tips

Construction worker on the job site. Construction safety tips are crucial for any site.

While OSHA has its own requirements for construction site safety, there are additional steps employees can take to ensure a safe site. The construction industry has the highest number of fatal injuries of any industry, so it is vital to take every safety precaution. Our safety experts at The Safety Group provide construction safety consulting,…

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Are Environmental Classes Required?

Smoke stacks from a production facility. Develop your environmental program today.

Environmental classes seem like a nuisance, but they’re a requirement for many projects. The EPA, DOL, and DEP all have their own requirements for environmental classes. Generally, environmental classes are required for employees working with environmental permits. These permits and training requirements are designed to help ensure as small of an environmental impact as possible.…

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Developing an Emergency Action Plan

Firetruck. emergency action plan

Organizations like OSHA and FDNY have requirements for emergency action plans that are required not only on construction sites, but at any business. Our team at The Safety Group can assist with development of construction site safety plans, and safety plans for completed projects. Generally, site safety management services in New York are left to…

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