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Winter Safety Tips for Construction Workers

Cold construction site

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

Work boots in the snow

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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Safety Tips for Working with Concrete

Tips for safely working with concrete.

Concrete is one of the most ubiquitous construction materials, dating back to Ancient Egyptian and Roman structures. Today, concrete is the backbone of any construction project. At The Safety Group, we understand that working with concrete can be challenging in terms of construction safety. There are precautions that must be taken to ensure safe handling…

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What Does a Construction Site Safety Manager Do?

Glass windowed building. A construction site safety manager helps ensure buildings are safe during construction.

Construction sites aren’t exactly safe in terms of injury risks. Heavy equipment, precarious settings, and physically demanding work can all make construction sites a safety nightmare. A construction site safety manager is like a safety superhero, working to ensure construction site safety through foresight, planning, and implementation. A construction site safety manager is a highly…

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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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