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Proper PPE for a Construction Site

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Construction sites pose countless dangers on a daily basis. A site safety manager should assess each job site for all the hazards and potential dangers. To protect yourself from these hazards proper PPE, or personal protective equipment, is required. Every piece of PPE is designed to protect you during work. When working on a construction…

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What It Takes to Become a Construction Worker

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Construction workers build our future – they build roads, schools, community centers, corporate building, and so much more. There are so many possibilities to further their career later down the line if they wish to as well. But first, you need to become a construction worker as long as you have the will and commitment…

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States with the Most Construction Jobs

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The demand for construction workers is growing in many states, and construction growth by state shows no signs of slowing for many growing areas. At The Safety Group, we offer construction industry training, OSHA training, and NYC DOB training. As educational and safety compliance leaders in the construction industry, we stay on top of industry…

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Highest Paying Construction Jobs

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When looking for the best construction jobs, the construction worker salary or hourly wages are always a big consideration in career path choice. At The Safety Group, we offer construction safety training, OSHA certifications, construction safety consulting, and additional construction industry services to assist employees, supervisors, and managers in this field.

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Tips for Avoiding Fall Hazards in Construction

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Fall hazards are the deadliest and most commonly cited OSHA violations, with falls accounting for over 39% of 2017’s fatal construction accidents and taking the top spot of OSHA citations for violation of safety practices in the same year.1 Fall protection on sites can help workers avoid this leading fatality on OSHA’s construction hazards list,…

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Most Dangerous Construction Sites in NYC

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In a city that never sleeps with a skyline that’s constantly changing, construction safety is more important than ever before. NYC doesn’t have the best record for construction site safety, which is why NYC construction safety requirements are constantly changing and improving. Still, statistics show that construction is one of the most dangerous jobs in…

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The Rise of Addiction in the Construction Industry

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration reports that of the millions of Americans who struggle with alcohol or substance abuse, those in the construction industry make up 16.5% of alcoholics nationwide and 11.6% of drug addicts nationwide.1 It’s a silent problem that supervisors, workers, and managers often turn a blind eye to. But…

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Important Safety Gear to Wear

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Construction safety gear is designed to reduce the risk of respiratory, skin, eye, head, and hearing injuries. There are many construction site hazards that can be reduced or eliminated with the right gear. Also known as personal protection equipment (PPE), construction safety gear should be worn at all times when workers or everyday people are…

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