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Risk Management

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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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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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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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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Developing an Emergency Action Plan

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Organizations like OSHA and FDNY have requirements for emergency action plans that are required not only on construction sites, but at any business. Our team at The Safety Group can assist with development of construction site safety plans, and safety plans for completed projects. Generally, site safety management services in New York are left to…

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Do NYC Construction Sites Need an Emergency Action Plan for Hurricane Season?

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OSHA has specific requirements for jobsite safety, including the development of site-specific emergency action plans. Hurricane action plans are a specific subset of emergency action plans, and these types of plans have become increasingly popular in the area following superstorms such as Hurricane Sandy. 2012’s Hurricane Sandy caused over $65 billion in damage, and much…

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Duties of an On Site Safety Manager

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With an ever-changing skyline, there’s no shortage of construction projects in New York City. Large construction sites are required to have an on site safety manager, and this type of job can pay well. Indeed job search reports an average income of $93,000 for on site safety managers, with many construction employees vying for this…

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