Category Archives: Safety

Wearing the Right Gloves on the Jobsite

Take a moment and think about how often you use your hands in everyday life. Our hands are our primary tool at our disposal, where they’re used to drive our cars, type on our computers, and use our tools on the construction site. Nearly every task we perform requires the use of our hands. With […]

TSC Training Academy Has a New Jersey Location!

TSC Training Academy is known across New York City for providing premier, nationally accredited, and locally required construction safety training. We understand that our locations in Long Island City and in the Bronx may not be convenient for all of our students. With that in mind, we recently opened a new training facility in Bayonne, […]

Ladder Safety on Your Site

Ladder Safety In 2018, ladder violations were the sixth most cited violation recorded by OSHA. Although ladders are simple to use, they are very often used incorrectly. When not used correctly, ladders can cause serious injury to the person using it. How to Safely Use a Ladder Keep yourself safe at work and review safe […]

Staying warm on the job site during winter

Working outside during cold weather conditions can be dangerous if workers are exposed to low temperatures for a long period of time. Luckily, there are ways to keep workers safe and warm on the job site during the winter months. How to Stay Safe in Cold Weather Train Workers: It is important to teach your […]

Construction Safety Signage Requirements

Safety signs are a requirement on construction sites. Jobsites must comply with the OSHA and ANSI sign standards. ANSI, the American National Standards Institute has a set of guidelines for signs such as the sign colors, symbols, and formats of the signs. OSHA has adopted the ANSI standards for signs. Signs on a construction site […]

Improve Kitchen Safety with a Hood Suppression System

Preparing food requires heat and where there is heat, there is a risk of a fire. Commercial kitchens often need a fire suppression system to help put out a fire that occurs while cooking. Kitchen hood suppression systems are an effective way to protect a kitchen from a fire and promote life safety of the […]

Emergency Planning: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place

It is important to be prepared the instant an emergency or disaster strikes. Taking action within the first few minutes can save lives and reduce injury to workers. Emergencies can happen anywhere: Floods, fires, hurricanes, tornadoes. It is up to you to make sure you have a plan in place for whatever happens. In case […]

Sun Protection: Protect Yourself from the Sun’s Harmful Rays on the Job Site

On a construction site, you spend a lot of time focusing on safety as you traverse high spaces and use different tools and machinery. Sometimes it can be easy to forget about protecting yourself from the sun. According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. Workers on construction […]

Fall Prevention and Safety

Falls are the reason for most injuries and deaths on construction sites (about 1/3 of all fatalities in the industry). Even a fall from a short height can be fatal, so it is important that each employee is properly trained and has the right equipment. Employers are required by OSHA standards to provide fall protection […]