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Site Safety Improvements with New Technology

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There are many jobsite dangers that can be difficult to measure with traditional resources. But with new wearable tech, like smartwatches and fitness trackers, site safety managers can better identify and mitigate construction hazards. Recently, IBM has partnered with top companies to better monitor working conditions in hazardous environments with the use of wearable tech.

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Preparing Your Site for a Snowstorm

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There are many construction site dangers associated with winter weather, including the wind, cold, and snow dangers created by snowstorms. A diligent construction site safety manager can protect jobsites and workers from the dangers created by snowstorms. At The Safety Group, we offer site safety manager training and safety consulting services to help with this…

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Longer Winter Days – How to Work Safely in the Dark

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With shorter days and longer nights, many workers are burning the midnight oil on construction sites. At The Safety Group, we offer construction safety consulting and safety management services, helping workers and site safety managers keep workplace safety at the forefront of everything they do. Construction night shifts require additional safety steps to reduce workplace…

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How to Become an On Site Safety Manager

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A site safety manager is responsible for just that: their construction site’s safety. Site safety managers are integral in reducing workplace injuries, meeting OSHA requirements, and protecting the wellness of all workers and site visitors. With so much responsibility, there is a considerable amount of training that goes into becoming an on site safety manager.…

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Measuring and Treating Fatigue in the Workplace

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Fatigue can happen to anyone, and a fatigued employee will not preform at their very best. In fact, fatigue is one of the first phases of a dangerous workplace. New wearable technology, such as fitness bands and ankle movement trackers, can help employers and site safety managers identify signs of fatigue in workers. Once these…

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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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