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What Should I Include in My Emergency Action Plan?

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Emergencies happen, and they can be catastrophic if proper planning is not used. At The Safety Group, we know the right features for an effective emergency action plan. If you’re concerned with improving site safety through construction risk mitigation in New York, consider these tips for developing your emergency response plan. Emergency Action Plan Checklist…

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Benefits of Taking Security Guard Training Courses

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While the minimum requirement to become a security guard is generally a high school diploma or equivalent, states and businesses have additional security guard requirements. At The Safety Group, we provide security guard training to ensure that you meet all requirements. Beyond meeting minimum requirements for a security guard license, training can be imperative in…

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Fireworks Safety Tips from Fire Safety Experts

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Fireworks are a sight to see on New Year’s Eve, but they’re also a major safety hazard. Therefore, many state and local governments have rules against the use of fireworks. However, they may allow certain fireworks, sparklers, or other ignited displays. If you’re using fireworks this year, make sure to follow fireworks safety rules for…

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What Does an On Site Safety Manager Do?

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Construction sites are riddled with dangers, and an on site safety manager makes sure things stay safe. At The Safety Group, we provide training for site safety managers to ensure that all responsibilities are met. So, what exactly are safety manager duties and responsibilities? Below are some common duties of an on site safety manager.…

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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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