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Common Jobsite Dangers and How to Avoid Them

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Construction jobsites are full of potential dangers, and mitigating the potential for risk can save lives. At The Safety Group, we are professionals when it comes to protecting construction site safety. We provide training, certifications, and construction site safety management in New York and Philadelphia. Here are common jobsite dangers and steps to take in…

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Adjusting to Local Law 196 for NYC Construction Site Safety

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Local Law 196 outlines specific training requirements regarding OSHA safety training for construction employees across many specialties. At The Safety Group, we’re committed to helping professionals meet all requirements of Local Law 196. Adjusting to new construction site safety requirements is as simple as taking our safety certification programs in New York. What Local Law…

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Making it Safe for Santa – Fireplace Safety Tips

Wintertime can be dangerous when it comes to home fire risks, but our construction safety company understands how to prevent these dangers. Our experts at The Safety Group share fireplace safety tips for winter to ensure that you’re preventing possible fire dangers this holiday season. Before you heat up your home for winter, follow these…

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Common Places Where You’ll Find Asbestos

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At The Safety Group, our construction safety experts know that asbestos is more common than many people realize. This material was used for building insulation, pipe insulation, and even fabrics. In 1977, world asbestos demand was at its peak, and many buildings constructed before the late 1990s contain asbestos in one way or another [1].…

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Winter Safety Tips for Construction Workers

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The days are growing colder, and winter is around the corner. If your jobsite is staying active this winter, it’s important to keep cold weather construction safety in mind. At The Safety Group, we offer construction safety consulting and training services to help keep all projects as safe as possible. Our construction safety experts share…

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How to Prepare Your Construction Site for Winter Emergencies

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Winter is around the corner – is your construction site ready with the right safety precautions? At The Safety Group, we’re here to help with construction safety consulting in New York. We can assist with development of site safety plans that focus on cold weather construction safety. Wintertime can include many emergencies, weather-related and otherwise.…

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Home Heating Safety Tips

A fireplace with fire. Fireplaces are used for home heating.

Winter is almost here, and with it comes plenty of cold weather. Your home’s heater will be crucial for keeping you and your family warm through the holidays and beyond. At The Safety Group, we know that safety is important in everything, including using your heating at home. While we mainly specialize in construction safety…

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What to Include in a Fire Safety Plan

Exit sign, exit signs are an important part of fire safety plans.

No matter the time of year, a fire safety plan is crucial for your business and even your home. For businesses and construction sites, there are specific OSHA fire safety standards that must be met. At The Safety Group, we provide safety consulting services to help ensure adherence to OSHA and local regulations. Here are…

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Choosing an OSHA Certification

Light bulb thought bubble. Looking for a light bulb thought when it comes to OSHA certification? There are many certification programs.

OSHA certifications are required for construction sites nationwide. States and cities have varying requirements in terms of who is required to obtain OSHA certification, and which certification they must obtain. At The Safety Group, we offer construction safety consulting and training. Our construction safety group highlights the different requirements for OSHA training in NYC and…

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How to Improve Construction Risk Mitigation in New York

New York Buildings have specific requirements in terms of safety risk mitigation during nyc construction projects

The City has its own requirements for construction risk mitigation in New York, including components such as training, certification, and inspection protocol. These requirements are designed to reduce site injuries, lower costs, and improve the quality of a site. At The Safety Group, we offer safety management services in New York to help bring ease…

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