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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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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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What Does an On Site Safety Manager Do?

Safety manager at a construction site.

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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Choosing an OSHA Certification

Light bulb thought bubble. Looking for a light bulb thought when it comes to OSHA certification? There are many certification programs.

OSHA certifications are required for construction sites nationwide. States and cities have varying requirements in terms of who is required to obtain OSHA certification, and which certification they must obtain. At The Safety Group, we offer construction safety consulting and training. Our construction safety group highlights the different requirements for OSHA training in NYC and…

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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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Are Environmental Classes Required?

Smoke stacks from a production facility. Develop your environmental program today.

Environmental classes seem like a nuisance, but they’re a requirement for many projects. The EPA, DOL, and DEP all have their own requirements for environmental classes. Generally, environmental classes are required for employees working with environmental permits. These permits and training requirements are designed to help ensure as small of an environmental impact as possible.…

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Meeting New NYC Training Requirements for Workers

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We’re past the halfway point of 2018, which means one important thing for construction employees: training certifications. 2017’s Local Law 196 has brought new requirements for building construction workers on large construction projects throughout the city. For 2018, this means that all workers must have 10 hours of OSHA safety training. In 2019, this requirement…

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Which NYC Dept. of Building Courses Should I Take?

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The NYC Department of Buildings has specific requirements for the training and certification of all workers within the construction field. Local Law 196 sets forth new safety training requirements for all employees at any large construction project. This new law includes the required completion of safety certification programs in New York, with a specific focus…

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Online or In-Person Safety Certification Programs in New York?

A student learns about online safety training. The Safety Group offers a variety of safety courses and certifications.

As of March 1, 2018, the majority of construction workers within New York City are required to have 10 hours of OSHA safety training. By 2019, the requirement will jump to a minimum of 40 hours of safety training. Many construction professionals and companies are ready to implement these new certification changes now. There are…

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NYC is now REQUIRING SST cards
on ALL construction sites (local law 196)!

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