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Most Dangerous Construction Sites in NYC

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In a city that never sleeps with a skyline that’s constantly changing, construction safety is more important than ever before. NYC doesn’t have the best record for construction site safety, which is why NYC construction safety requirements are constantly changing and improving. Still, statistics show that construction is one of the most dangerous jobs in…

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Dangerous Equipment and How to Stay Safe

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We get it, you’ve completed your safety training and you know about all the common construction site dangers. But the longer you’re on a site, the less dangerous that bulldozer or heavy crane may seem. In 2017 alone, there were 6,147 fatal work injuries, with those in construction accounting for 47% of worker deaths.1 Safety…

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Elevated Danger on Construction Sites

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From 2003 to 2016, elevator-related deaths on construction sites doubled.1 The bulk of these deaths were caused by falls down elevator shafts, but other dangers such as electrocution contributed to the growing numbers. Why are elevator deaths increasing, and what can site safety managers do to mitigate this construction site danger? Our site safety experts…

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Site Safety Improvements with New Technology

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There are many jobsite dangers that can be difficult to measure with traditional resources. But with new wearable tech, like smartwatches and fitness trackers, site safety managers can better identify and mitigate construction hazards. Recently, IBM has partnered with top companies to better monitor working conditions in hazardous environments with the use of wearable tech.

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Preparing Your Site for a Snowstorm

working vehicle in snowstorm

There are many construction site dangers associated with winter weather, including the wind, cold, and snow dangers created by snowstorms. A diligent construction site safety manager can protect jobsites and workers from the dangers created by snowstorms. At The Safety Group, we offer site safety manager training and safety consulting services to help with this…

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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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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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The Importance of Hard Hats and Helmets

As one of the most resilient pieces of personal protective equipment on a construction site, hard hats save many lives in the workplace every single day. The professionals at The Safety Group, construction safety consulting in New York, share information regarding the importance of hard hats and helmets in the workplace below. The Importance of…

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How to Develop a Construction Safety Plan

Safety in the construction industry is extremely crucial and it’s a serious matter on the jobsite. Being a high-risk profession, there are rules and guidelines that must be carefully developed in order to create a construction safety plan. There are plenty of different aspects safety managers must consider when it comes to developing a safety…

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