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Get Ready for New DOB Safety Requirements

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Are you compliant with Local Law 196? The NYC Dept. of Buildings has extended their construction safety training deadline, giving workers and managers until June 1st to complete all training courses and required NYC Department of Buildings Classes. This includes at least 30 hours of safety training for workers and at least 62 hours of…

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How to Lift Construction Materials Properly

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At our construction safety group, we see many different types of workplace injuries. Overexertion by lifting items that are just too heavy causes 36% of workplace injuries.1 Back pain, shoulder injuries, and neck problems are caused by improperly lifting bulky or heavy items. While you should have learned proper lifting techniques and other construction safety…

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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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