house, construction

The new year is looking optimistic for potential homebuyers, as well as for home builders. Residential construction companies are more confident than ever that there will be a booming market in 2020 due to the latest construction numbers exceeding expectations. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, residential construction permits reached a 12-year high this past…

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crane, night

As one of the largest industries in the United States, the construction industry employs many people as laborers, equipment operators, and so on since it doesn’t require higher education. Yet there are plenty of managerial and operator positions that require experience and supplemental education. If you’re looking into a career in construction, of course, you’re…

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robot hand

For the past several years, we’ve heard how AI is being incorporated into various industries: fast-food restaurants installing self-service machines for guests to order food, call centers using automated agents, Chatbots on a business’ Facebook page or website, and so on. Recently, however, AI is making a big splash in the industry with AI construction…

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mic, studio

When taking our courses on construction risk management, it’s important to learn the ins and outs of the industry. Sometimes, however, we don’t always have time to keep our heads in the books throughout the day. On the other hand, another way to stay up-to-date on the happenings of the industry is by listening to…

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construction PPE

Construction sites pose countless dangers on a daily basis. A site safety manager should assess each job site for all the hazards and potential dangers. To protect yourself from these hazards proper PPE, or personal protective equipment, is required. Every piece of PPE is designed to protect you during work. When working on a construction…

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rows of construction hats

The demand for construction workers is growing in many states, and construction growth by state shows no signs of slowing for many growing areas. At The Safety Group, we offer construction industry training, OSHA training, and NYC DOB training. As educational and safety compliance leaders in the construction industry, we stay on top of industry…

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young construction worker on site

Though there’s a high demand for construction workers, there’s a shortage of construction workers aged 24 and younger, with a 30% drop in workers of this age group from 2005 to 2016.1 So, what’s causing this shortage of young people in the construction industry? There are several reasons why fewer millennials are seeking construction and…

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