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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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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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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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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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